Archive for May, 2015

Are We Seeing the Real Multidisciplinary Practices Emerge?

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 at 11:05

(thanks to nierodzim) EY Law has hired partners from Baker & McKenzie and Weil Gotshal & Manges to join its financial services practice. They combine with lawyers from Freshfields, BLP and Addleshaw’s. It makes sense, and since the SRA is easing its rules on forming ABS and therefore becoming an MDP, that the big accounting […]






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Law Set Free…?

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 at 09:00

  Liverpool Street Station Installation Several years ago when I began tracking the changes in the legal services market, new types of law firm (or practice) were forming. Some were virtual, others were dispersed without formalised, central offices and some were not even law firms in the traditional sense but companies that offered legal services. […]






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The New World Order for Lawyers and the Legal Profession(s)

Saturday, May 9th, 2015 at 14:26

(thanks to softpedia) When you google “new world order” you find weird stuff. This was among the least weird and I do like the film, V for Vendetta. I’ve written a piece for Jotwell on┬áRonit Dinovitzer & Bryant Garth, “Lawyers and the Legal Profession” (UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No 2015-19). It opens […]






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