Archive for September, 2010

Revolution or Evolution? The Future of Legal Services

Monday, September 27th, 2010 at 15:05

(thanks to Legal Support Network has just published its fourth briefing on legal services reform. The thrust of the issue is to prefigure what will happen in a year’s time when Alternative Business Structures start running. There is an interview with Stephen Mayson about the future of the legal sector and Neil Rose (of […]

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Things that make you go Aaahh on a Sunday (Heavy on saccherine)

Sunday, September 26th, 2010 at 09:00

These are thanks to and A baby Langur…aahhh…. A baby otter…aahhh….sweet…. A baby lemur…aahhh….oh those eyes….. Panda cubs…darling…aaahhhhh…..I want to take them home with me….. Baby flamingo…uuggghhhh….ugly!…who let that thing in….

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So, What Kind of Stuff Do You Write?

Friday, September 24th, 2010 at 14:42

(thanks to This summer has been one of writing and most of all, rewriting. Draft after draft, constantly seeking constructive praise–who wants criticism? But constructive criticism is what I got, which is more than the faux-Blair above and his writer received. Given that I’m still alive and the criticism was good, I have put […]

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What To Do When the EU Services Directive Comes Knocking on Your Door

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010 at 12:16

(thanks to The EU’s consultation period on the implementation of the Services Directive closed on 13 September. And the effects are being felt. As I said in my earlier post countries like Greece and Italy have a long way to go in liberalizing services, including legal services. The Greek government has now decided that […]

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Wondering What to Do on a Sunday?

Sunday, September 12th, 2010 at 08:00

Here’s a potentially addictive past time. Go to the YouTube Time Machine and input your year of birth and see what was playing in the movies and on TV. You will either be shocked or pleasantly surprised. The range goes from 1860 to 2010, so all ages are catered for. A friend of mine was […]

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