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    Age is no barrier to legaltech know-how

    16 March 2017

    Age is no barrier to lawyers keeping up with digital pace, according to research from Australia's Griffith University.


    Major, Lindsey & Africa opens in Singapore

    14 March 2017

    Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA) has opened a new office in Singapore and added Ashish Raivadera to the partner practice group as head of private practice for South Asia. He will also lead operations in Singapore.

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    Irish law firms making millions from state claims agency

    13 March 2017

    The Irish claims agency paid some €37 million to legal representatives in negligence cases last year. Two firms did particularly well receiving at least €5 million each from the State Claims Agency.


    Law firm set up during Queen Victoria reign closes

    13 March 2017

    A 130-year-old Scottish law firm, Graham and Finlayson, is set to shut as its senior partner announces his retirement after 50 years as a solicitor.


    Linklaters launches AI data analysis tool

    10 March 2017

    Linklaters has teamed up with city tech start-up Eigen Technologies to launch an AI-backed data analysis and extraction tool in order to achieve 'a level of flexibility' not currently available on the marketplace.


    Lawyer on fire in courtroom

    10 March 2017

    One lawyer seemed to take making a point to the jury a little far when his trousers mysteriously caught fire during his closing arguments in an arson case.


    Law firms warned by regulator of new cyber-crime threat

    09 March 2017

    Law firms have been put on high alert as the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) warns of new threats impacting hundreds of firms.


    7BR adds five new barristers

    08 March 2017

    Multi-disciplinary barristers' chambers 7BR, has announced significant additions to the set with five new barristers and the appointment of a new Senior Clerk to the Criminal Law team.


    Mexico opens US legal aid centres to fight back at Trump deportation plans

    08 March 2017

    In an historic move Mexico has opened legal aid centres at consulates in 50 US cities in efforts to protect its citizens from President Trump's vows of tough immigration enforcement.


    Faegre Baker Daniels revamps firm management

    08 March 2017

    Faegre Baker Daniels has announced a sweep of new leadership appointments across its offices.


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BT's Dan Fitz set to step down next April

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