Archive for September, 2012

Tesco Law Forces Decline in Law Firm Partner Numbers

Monday, September 24th, 2012 at 22:03

No, this is not an invitation to a cozy hotel to have a drink with one’s colleagues while discussing “strategy going forward…”No, this is a warning to lawyers that Tesco Law (or should that be Co-op Law now) is having an effect on the market for lawyers. According to reports of a survey by the […]






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Law Firms Investigating Banks

Monday, September 17th, 2012 at 15:30

According to the Financial Times┬áthe Financial Services Authority is compiling a new panel of experts to undertake investigations of banks. The invitation to professional service firms is sparking a war between accountants and lawyers. Both want these jobs. Section 166 reports allow the FSA to appoint “skilled persons” to inquire, produce findings, and make recommendations. […]






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Thinking About Barristers’ Clerks…

Friday, September 14th, 2012 at 14:10

I usually start my posts with an image and since my topic is barristers’ clerks, why not one of a clerk? The tricky bit is what to choose. Above we have serious, thoughtful, you can trust me…. The steepled fingers in black and white is the killer trope here. But when I started looking for […]






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Another Little Aspect of the Cab Rank Rule…

Monday, September 10th, 2012 at 19:59

(thanks to New Yorker)






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I Swear This Problem is Universal….

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012 at 21:00

(thanks New Yorker)






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