Posts Tagged ‘ABS’

Financing Law Firms: New Law versus Old Law: Good or Bad?

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016 at 13:05

It seems to be the season of law firm/business surveys. We’re hearing a lot about New Law, pushback from clients, less for more and so on. Smith & Williamson, an accounting firm, have surveyed law firms about their future finance decisions. Law firms are facing increasing competition from other firms. This isn’t surprising as most […]

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What is Going on with the Legal Profession?

Thursday, August 18th, 2016 at 04:13

The other day I was asked to write a paragraph about the future of the legal profession and here’s what I wrote: The legal profession of the 21st century has been described as having encountered its own Cambrian explosion. Rather than extinction the legal profession is facing rapid change as the result of increasing use […]

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Transnational Legal Ethics Seminar

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 at 17:56


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How to Escape the Rigours of Excessive Regulation in the US Legal Profession

Friday, August 9th, 2013 at 16:48

(thanks to My apologies for recent radio silence in the blogosphere. It’s partly due to putting the finishing touches to a book, What Do Lawyers Do? An Ethnography of a Corporate Law Firm, due out from Quid Pro Books soon. Jacoby & Meyers has announced that it’s opening in the UK. This firm was […]

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Top Ten Legal Profession Stories of 2012

Monday, February 18th, 2013 at 08:33

A short post to give a heads up to an excellent post by Laurel Terry on the Top Ten Legal Profession Stories of 2012 over at Legal Ethics Forum. The stories are: ABS go live in the UK The influence of the Troika Market liberalization in countries such as South Korea, Singapore and Malaysia Market […]

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