Legal Services

What Does a One Nation Justice Policy Mean in a Global Legal Marketplace?

Andrew Wigley | Posted 24.08.2015 | UK Politics
Andrew Wigley

According to Portland Communications' annual study of corporate litigation, London is the international dispute resolution centre of choice with 63 per cent of all litigants coming from outside the UK. But it is not always a mutual choice.

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.