Legal Services

Why Merger Manners Matter in Legal Services

Peter Watson | Posted 26.05.2014 | UK
Peter Watson

Terms like honesty, discretion and confidentiality are loaded with meaning but they can ensure trusting business relationships and the foundation of a good market reputation.

WATCH: Thought You Couldn't Do A Legal Apprenticeship? Think Again

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Thought legal services apprenticeships didn't exist? Think again. Weightmans LLP, a top 50 national law firm, took on the country's first-ever lega...

Lawyers May Charge £850 an Hour, but We Should Be Proud of the UK's Legal Services Industry

Nick Rowles-Davies | Posted 01.02.2014 | UK
Nick Rowles-Davies

The UK has a proud history of exporting goods and know-how. Sadly, incidents of this are few and far between in the modern age. But our legal services and court system is a key and growing export, admired and used across the globe.

Charlie Thomas

BT To Offer Businesses Legal Services | Charlie Thomas | Posted 15.01.2013 | UK

Telecoms giant BT is planning to diversify into the legal services market for business clients following its claims management arm's application to be...

Nuts, Bolts and Railway Tracks

Peter Watson | Posted 07.11.2012 | UK
Peter Watson

The business of 'selling' legal advice is changing. A recent liberalisation of the rules means high street brands will increasingly move into the space which was once the sole preserve of traditional law firms.

The UK's Legal Profession: Darwinian Times

Peter Watson | Posted 31.07.2012 | UK Politics
Peter Watson

Last week's announcement by the Co-operative that it is looking to add 3,000 staff to its 475-strong legal services arm over the next five years shows just how fierce competition is going to get in the legal market.