The art of mindfulness

The corporate world is taking mindfulness seriously. So too should lawyers, says Vario's Matthew Kay.

Posted: 09 March 2018 | Commentary

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Is our penal system failing women?

Most women behind bars pose no threat to the population and are often vulnerable with issues best dealt with outside a prison environment, says Robert Conway of Vardags.

Posted: 01 March 2018 | Commentary

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Cayman Islands ruling advances litigation finance

Cayman Islands

The Cayman Islands is the latest to embrace litigation funding, says Burford's Michael Redman.

Posted: 25 January 2018 | Commentary

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Taking a knee or saluting the flag

The right to dissent is what has made America great, says Reuben Guttman.

Posted: 20 November 2017 | Commentary

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Where do we go from here: Big Law's struggle with recruiting and retaining female talent

Despite efforts by the world's top law firms, diverse talent remains elusive - particularly at the upper echelons of firm management.

Posted: 13 November 2017 | Big stories

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The rocky road to leadership change - why law firms fail

The path to leadership change is fraught with challenges - even for McKinsey - but, says management guru Patrick McKenna, there are some obvious pitfalls to avoid.

Posted: 09 November 2017 | Management speak

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Changing times in the legal services industry

Spanish law firm Garrigues is developing its version of a Spanish speaking artificially intelligent robot, says CIO César Mejías.

Posted: 06 November 2017 | Big stories

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Publically contested horse-races don't usually end well

When a firm leader's departure is predictable, firms need to take appropriate steps to ensure a controlled and effective succession process minimising the inevitable 'disruption' likely to occur.

Posted: 24 October 2017 | Management speak

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The pretext of scholarship and how it discriminates against practitioners

Legal academics are sniffy about practitioners who teach. But, says Reuben Guttman, this outdated view does a disservice to the legal profession.

Posted: 30 June 2017 | Blagging the blogs

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