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  • SRA to throw spotlight on incompetence in the profession 1st February 2023
    The Solicitors Regulation Authority is to publish an annual competence report on the whole profession this summer, coupled with pro-actively targeting incompetent solicitors. The post SRA to throw spotlight on incompetence in the profession appeared first on Legal Futures.
    Nick Hilborne
  • Court can enter judgment in favour of sanctioned Russian party 1st February 2023
    The UK sanctions regime does not block the courts from entering judgments in favour of a party on the sanctions list, the High Court has ruled. The post Court can enter judgment in favour of sanctioned Russian party appeared first on Legal Futures.
    Nick Hilborne
  • Growth of alternative legal services providers accelerating 1st February 2023
    The use of alternative legal services providers has accelerated in the last two years, with the global market for their services topping $20bn (£16bn), new research has revealed. The post Growth of alternative legal services providers accelerating appeared first on Legal Futures.
    Neil Rose
  • LawtechUK confirms it will survive closure of host body 1st February 2023
    The future of LawtechUK is unaffected by the imminent closure of Tech Nation, the government-funded body that hosts its operations, its director confirmed yesterday. The post LawtechUK confirms it will survive closure of host body appeared first on Legal Futures.
    Neil Rose
  • LeO bringing down backlog but will miss year-end target 31st January 2023
    The Legal Ombudsman closed more cases in the first nine months of its current year than it did in the whole of the previous 12 months – but is still behind schedule to slash its backlog. The post LeO bringing down backlog but will miss year-end target appeared first on Legal Futures.
    Neil Rose
  • Listed legal business fires CEO after losing confidence in her 31st January 2023
    The chief executive of RBG Holdings – the listed group that owns law firms Rosenblatt and Memery Crystal – has been fired after its board said it “lost confidence” in her. The post Listed legal business fires CEO after losing confidence in her appeared first on Legal Futures.
    Neil Rose
  • Recruitment “by far the biggest obstacle” to law firm growth 31st January 2023
    Recruitment is “by far the biggest obstacle” to the growth of law firms in 2023, with lawyers being “bombarded” with job offers, while addressing ESG is becoming more urgent. The post Recruitment “by far the biggest obstacle” to law firm growth appeared first on Legal Futures.
    Nick Hilborne
  • Lawyers for modern slavery survivors need to help with non-legal needs too 31st January 2023
    Those providing legal advice to survivors of modern slavery need to develop a holistic approach that addresses clients’ legal and non-legal needs, a report has urged. The post Lawyers for modern slavery survivors need to help with non-legal needs too appeared first on Legal Futures.
    Nick Hilborne
  • “Massive value gap” for commercial clients paying by the hour 31st January 2023
    There is a “massive value gap” in commercial legal services, which are “way too expensive”, the chief executive of a leading new-wave law firm has argued. The post “Massive value gap” for commercial clients paying by the hour appeared first on Legal Futures.
    Nick Hilborne
  • Accent bias still holding back regional barristers, research finds 30th January 2023
    Barristers with regional accents still encounter bias from both clients and professional colleagues that those who speak in what is regarded as an ‘acceptable’ accent do not. The post Accent bias still holding back regional barristers, research finds appeared first on Legal Futures.
    Neil Rose

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