Posts Tagged ‘lawyers’

Legal Education in England & Wales and Germany: New Paper

Sunday, November 6th, 2016 at 09:33

Anna Mountford-Zimdars, Kings Learning Institute, Kings College London, and I have written a new paper on legal education in England & Wales and Germany focusing on barristers’ education and German advocates. It’s here on SSRN. Here’s the abstract: This paper explores the relationship between legal practice and type of university attended and degree course studied for English […]






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Thought Experiment: What Does the Uberization of Legal Practice Mean?

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 at 11:39

Yesterday I had lunch with Joanna Goodman, a journalist who writes for the Guardian and the Law Society Gazette on matters technological, and we talked about the conservatism of law when it came to incorporating technology. This has led me to a thought experiment I’d like to try out here. First, a couple of assumptions: this […]






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Why there are no foreign lawyers in India…

Friday, October 30th, 2015 at 16:37

  I’ve put up a new version of my paper on foreign lawyers and law firms in India, which sounds like there are and there aren’t. It’s on SSRN.  






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The Law of Legal Services

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015 at 15:49

(thanks to pinoycivilservant) The market for legal services has changed enormously in the last several years. Regulation, organisation, online delivery and more have altered so as to make the English legal market quite different from most others. I’m not tracing the history of these changes in this post as a large part of this blog […]






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How do you feel about the future of the legal profession?

Thursday, September 24th, 2015 at 12:07

  (thanks to globallegalpost) Following the brouhaha of Jonathan Sumption’s remarks on equality and diversity in the legal profession and especially the higher judiciary–just be patient and wait 50 years–it’s time to find out what people think about their futures. For those of you interested in following up the debate on Sumption, it’s worth reading […]






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