Information governance: minimising the risk of a data breach

Linking email security with email and document management processes is fundamental to preventing and mitigating the effects of cyberattacks, writes Roy Russell.

Posted: 18 October 2016 | Commentary

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Law against revenge porn should target social media platforms

We must focus on the social media sites that publish or host 'revenge porn' images rather than on criminalising those who post them to effectively tackle the problem, writes Dr Samantha Pegg of Nottingham Law School.

Posted: 18 October 2016 | Commentary

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Team moves: navigating legal complexity

Christopher Perkins of PwC considers the challenges law firms face when hiring teams and how to overcome them.

Posted: 17 October 2016 | Commentary

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A national education on hostile work environment

The US presidential election campaign has created a national dialogue about what it takes to create a hostile work environment and could change judges' perspectives on the issue, writes trial lawyer Reuben Guttman.

Posted: 17 October 2016 | Commentary

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Northern Ireland is a land of opportunity for the legal industry

As firms continue to look overseas for growth and law tech expertise, Northern Ireland is increasingly on their radar, writes Alastair Hamilton.

Posted: 14 October 2016 | Commentary

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Why CEOs & CFOs need to pay more attention to legal - urgently

Ciaran Fenton outlines seven issues he perceives in the relationship between the in-house legal team and the business.

Posted: 14 October 2016 | Commentary

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Changing the law firm recipe

Fox Williams partner Daniel Sutherland considers how technology could become the third essential element of a successful law firm.

Posted: 07 October 2016 | Commentary

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A landmark case for the ICC

Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi was sentenced for his part in the destruction of mausoleums and a mosque in Timbuktu, Mali

Kristin Hausler, a research fellow at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law, comments on the ICC's recent ruling on a case involving the destruction of cultural heritage in Mali.

Posted: 04 October 2016 | Global view

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How the FTSE 100 can cut their legal costs

Chris Bogart and Craig Arnott of litigation financer Burford react to news that FTSE 100 companies set aside £31.3 billion for anticipated legal bills in 2015, the largest amount ever.

Posted: 29 September 2016 | Commentary


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