Tweeting Trump’s Wiretap Woes Lead to the “I” Word – Again

[vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1488965131109{padding-top: 50px !important;padding-right: 50px !important;padding-bottom: 50px !important;padding-left: 50px !important;}”][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1488965681830{padding-top: 50px !important;padding-right: 50px !important;padding-bottom: 50px !important;padding-left: 50px !important;}”] Former Nixon lawyer John Dean is once again on Trump Attack, saying the President is “way off base” after his Obama wiretap claim. The former counsel, who said President Trump faced calamity following his firing of […]

London’s Big Law ‘Fintech Footprint’ Expands

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Big Name law firms are working to woo work from London’s fintech startups in the hope of building valuable business from the fast-growing sector. Fintech is likely to provide major disruption to the banking arena, but that digital disruption has not always been accompanied by a detailed legal analysis of the implications, which is […]

Lawyers Beware: How AI Software Is Cutting Legal Costs

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Technology continues to cut into legal budgets, increasing the need for law firms to get ‘with it’ and increase efficiencies.  Take JPMorgan, who have adopted new “COIN” software (that means ‘Contract Intelligence’), which reviews their loan agreements and cuts their legal expediture. COIN will do in seconds  the work once requiring 360,000 hours each […]

Law Jobs The Most Boring, Says New Survey

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Could your law job actually be one of the world’s most boring? According to a new survey from a UK firm, law tops the list as the most boring of occupations. The employment firm Emolument surveyed 1,300 professionals in search of the dullest jobs across 14 professional sectors. And eight out of 10 lawyers […]

Slater & Gordon’s Continued Fall

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Slater and Gordon’s  news these days is going from bad to worse.  Following a first half loss of AUD$425 million the law firm’s shares continue to plummet, dropping 25 per cent this week. The increased loss was due to a AUD$350 million additional writedown on its disastrous UK business, which the firm has been […]