Posts Tagged ‘regulation’

The Future of Legal Services and Legal Education?

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 at 01:57

When one starts thinking about the intersection of legal services, the legal profession, and legal education, I honestly don’t think it’s too far removed from the Venn diagram above. On 13 December my good friend, Julian Webb (and also Paul Maharg), organised a legal services forum at Melbourne Law School to bring together academics, policy […]






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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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You Robot! What Does It Mean to Regulate Artificial Intelligence?

Thursday, July 30th, 2015 at 18:54

(thanks to howstuffworks?) There’s a huge amount of discussion in the media now about killer robots annihilating hordes, autonomous (driverless) cars running amok and mowing down people, and at the point of singularity Skynet will say no to being switched off and we are in a continuous war of us against them. There’s also a […]






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The Irish Bar, Magna Carta and the Future of Law

Monday, June 22nd, 2015 at 14:48

(thanks to Irish show bands) I was asked to speak to the Irish Criminal Bar Association last week in conjunction with the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta. Why not, I thought, I’ve given around twenty talks this academic year. One more is fine. It meant I would see the new criminal courts in Dublin, designed […]






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Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) and Legal Services

Sunday, June 7th, 2015 at 14:31

(thanks to Wikileaks) Wikileaks has just released 17 documents TiSA related documents. For those of you who haven’t heard of TiSA before it’s the Trade in Services Agreement. It is the largest part, but least known, of the three main trade agreements being negotiated now. They are TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership), TTIP  (Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment […]






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