Ethics, professionalism and judgement

And so to sleep

Elizabeth Rimmer encourages lawyers to adopt good sleep hygiene to improve their quality of sleep

20 Mar 2020

Solicitor fined £1,600 over “offensive” email

A solicitor has been fined £1,600 by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) after forwarding a “highly derogatory and grossly offensive” email.

10 Mar 2020

The GDPR marathon

Two years on from the GDPR’s implementation, Suzanne Dibble considers best practice for law firms

06 Mar 2020

Social mobility takes a hit

Elitism is being allowed to thrive as trainees are still denied a mandatory minimum salary, say Amy Clowrey and Hannah Bignell

27 Feb 2020

Law Society raises recommended minimum salary for trainees

The Law Society of England and Wales has increased the recommended minimum salary for trainees by 1.9 per cent to £19,992 outside London and £22,541 in the capital.

27 Feb 2020

Legal professional privilege revisited

Legal advice privilege in documents or communications can inadvertently be lost, warns Andrew Pavlovic

27 Feb 2020

Kingsley Napley is king again

For the third consecutive year, Kingsley Napley has kept its crown as best UK law firm in this year’s Sunday Times survey of best companies to work for.

24 Feb 2020

A reasonable adjustment

Sue Bramall asks firms to consider how easy it is for disabled clients to access their services

20 Feb 2020

Resolution race row

A racial diversity row has broken out between family law organisation Resolution and its members, with a former member accusing Resolution of “trying to silence a BAME voice”.

14 Feb 2020