Archive for March, 2012

Why Do We Need the Legal Services Board?

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 22:04

Public bodies such as the Legal Services Board have to undergo triennial reviews to see if they should continue and if so in what form. 2012 is the LSB’s turn. The Ministry of Justice is the reviewer and has held some seminars to canvass views among those interested. I am interested so I have just […]






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Becoming a Cosmopolitan Lawyer

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 at 14:45

Peter Lederer and I have revised our paper, “Becoming a Cosmopolitan Lawyer”. It’s available at SSRN here. The paper is based on extensive interviews that Peter and I have done over a few years. It is presented as an oral history–rather different to anything I’ve done before. Comments most welcome.  






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Will There Be Fallout from Clementi?

Monday, March 5th, 2012 at 16:27

I’ve revised, updated and expanded my paper, “Will There Be Fallout from Clementi? The Repercussions for the Legal Profession after the Legal Services Act 2007”. It’s available from SSRN here. I have sketched out some of the new types of business that are now being promoted under the Alternative Business Structure regime which came into […]






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