Rich is The Lawyer’s features editor. He was previously editor of The Lawyer’s student publication Lawyer 2B, and therefore covers everything to do with legal education, training contracts and pupillage, as well as lawyers’ ongoing career development. Also falling within his remit are topics including diversity in law, pro bono and access to justice.
Happy New Year. The Speed Read is back for 2019 and those who took an extended Christmas break will find, as they slope back into the office wiping the last crumbs of mince pie from their mouths, that a number of interesting developments have already taken place in the legal world this year. Those lawyers whose […]
A sigh of relief was heard across the oil & gas industry after the chancellor Philip Hammond announced in his autumn budget that the North Sea tax regime was to be maintained. After a period of uncertainty over how the government would view north sea taxes due to oil prices stabilising for a period, this […]
“No-one’s interested in KWM any more,” we’re confidently told by, er… lots of former KWM partners. This comes as news to us, as our analysis of what happened to the trainees who had to be rescued from the smoking ruins of King & Wood Mallesons’ UK operation is our most-read article of the month to […]
The University of Law has announced plans to open a tenth campus, in Nottingham. Based at One Royal Standard Place, it will open to students next September. It will offer the Legal Practice Course (LPC) and the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) – at least until those courses are phased out with the introduction of the new […]