‘Profession under attack’ – the impact of the changes in legal services on legal ethics
Tracey Calvert provides a report on the opening session of the IBA Law Firm Management Committee at the 2nd Building the Law Firm of the Future Conference in London.
The new ambulance chasers: referral fees in Australia
Referrals remain vital to lawyers and it makes sense to take steps to get more referrals. For example, you can ask clients and business associates for referrals, ask clients for testimonials and build your professional profile (through publication of articles, blogs and videos) so people will know what your strengths are and will have the confidence to refer people to you.
An overview of blockchain: should it be regulated and to what extent? - PEC & ANLBS Committees, September 2018
Recently, in both the private and public sector interest has grown in potential blockchain applications, including those relating to so-called ‘smart contracts’, the management of distributorship chains, the internet of things, Fintech, electronic voting and the settlement of local taxes.