A year ago, national law firm DWF overhauled its business model and introduced a range of new client services, including a centralised legal support centre with paralegals working on everything from e-disclosure to bundling. DWF director Julia Williams explains how this paralegal hub is transforming the way it undertakes litigation, and the financial and practical rewards it is reaping.
Mediation has many advantages, but there are also downsides to it that should not be overlooked, warns Philip Hesketh
Roman Kubiak, partner at Hugh James, takes a look at some of the most notable cases in the contentious trusts and probate field over the last few months.
Kerry Underwood gives some practical and frank advice on how to survive in the new world of fixed recoverable costs. At the right price, can they actually reward solicitors?
A very wide approach to the inspection of confidential material? The court has ruled that the disclosure of confidential Serious Fraud Office and client documents to dispose fairly of the issues overweighed any public interest in keeping them witheld