Archive for May, 2010

The Future of Law

Sunday, May 30th, 2010 at 18:23

I received an email from an “integrated communications specialist” telling me about some new research on the legal profession. Legal recruiters, Badenoch and Clark, commissioned research on how associates and partners see the future of law and legal practice. The expectations of law firm partners and their associates differ on a number of management issues, […]

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The Best Thing You’ll See Today!

Saturday, May 29th, 2010 at 12:08

(HT to @DaveGorman) Go to Andre Michelle’s #Laboratory and play the ToneMatrix. But, beware–it’s addictive. AM says: Simple sinewave synthesizer triggered by an ordinary 16step sequencer. Each triggered step causes a force on the underlaying wave-map, which makes it more cute.

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Shopping Around for Lawyers?

Friday, May 28th, 2010 at 12:26

Jon Robins at Jures has produced a research report, entitled “Shopping Around”, on what consumers want from the new legal services market. (HT to the Times.) It’s based on a YouGov survey of 2000 adults in England and Wales. The research is therefore prospective examining what consumers might want after the alternative business structures come […]

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Viktor Frankl: Why to believe in others

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010 at 09:00

My friend Peter sent me a link to a talk by Viktor Frankl that TED have put in their “Best of the Web” collection. I’d never encountered Frankl before but in the space of four minutes he packs in more than I’ve heard other speakers take hours to communicate. Watch and listen to Frankl. Frankl’s […]

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The Salvation Army Takes Over Your Law Firm

Monday, May 24th, 2010 at 09:08

A recent correspondent from Australia told me about the Salvation Army’s aim there to set up a commercial law firm. The Salvation Army will open a commercial law firm in the Sydney CBD later this year which will charge market rates to do property and conveyancing law for corporate and government clients. Profits from the […]

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