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Voice-detection for insurance fraud among £13m grant winners

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 13:06

Data anonymisation and online legal advice projects also receive government AI research funding. 

Law Society Group reports 9% gender pay gap

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 12:21

Imbalance at the top and salary sacrifice arrangements contribute to difference, Chancery Lane says. 

MoJ accused of ignoring solicitors in bequest alert reforms

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 12:05

‘Vital’ solicitors can have their say in new process for alerting charities to bequests. 

Partnership model hampering lawtech take-up

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 12:01

Research for Law Society finds technology adoption less mature than in other sectors such as finance. 

Consultant forgot client had paid £900 into personal bank account

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 10:10

London solicitor fined after tribunal hears he requested payment amid concerns about a flight-risk client.

MPs demand answers over 'limited opportunities' for recorders

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 10:03

Lord chancellor David Gauke is asked to clarify Crown court capacity.

Solicitor rebuked for 'inbreeding' quip during meeting

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 08:51

Mark Greenburgh found in breach of SRA principle to maintain public trust in legal services.

EU copyright reform indicates let-off for news aggregators

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 17:20

Draft reveals watered down version of ‘snippet licensing’ law.

Solicitors' relief at Raleys judgment on professional negligence

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 14:06

Court of Appeal ruling that a firm which admitted breach of duty was liable for ‘loss of chance’ damages to a client was overturned by the Supreme Court.

Lawyers were paid over £3m for advice on doomed ‘Garden Bridge’

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 12:44

BDB Pitmans and Gowling WLG are among the biggest billers.

Majority of in-house teams will take to AI

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 10:31

Systems do not work 'straight out of the box' - or automatically replace humans, market study warns. 

£280,000 pledged to safeguard pioneering family court

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 09:09

Justice reform charity to host new national partnership to support problem-solving approach.

Juniors demand answers from SRA on protection from ‘toxic’ work environments

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 17:05

Concern over strike-off rulings in Sovani James and Emily Scott cases.  

Juniors demand SRA answers on protection from ‘toxic’ work environments

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 17:05

Concern over strike-off rulings in Sovani James and Emily Scott cases.  

Novice solicitor banned for perverting course of justice

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 16:37

Mohammed Riaz had attempted to get a witness to drop assault complaint made against his brother.

Pro bono lawyers 'like loyal horse Boxer in Animal Farm' - High Court judge

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 13:14

Mr Justice Williams says lawyers are filling the gaps that should be covered by legal aid.

Supreme Court backs law firm in landmark negligence case

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 12:45

Ruling in Raleys restores original county court judgment in ex-miner's compensation claim. 

Ryanair gets court backing to bypass solicitors in delay claims

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 09:09

Firms representing delayed passengers not entitled to lien for costs, rules Court of Appeal.

Labour prepares Commons ambush for probate ‘stealth tax’

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 17:00

Opposition confirms it will formally object to statutory instrument to reform probate fees. 

Labour prepares commons ambush on probate ‘stealth tax’

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 17:00

Opposition confirms it will formally object to statutory instrument to reform probate fees. 

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