The Lawyer ninth annual Information Systems for Lawyers conference and exhibition is a two-day event focusing on getting the best out of IT and how to plan IT strategies. Richard Susskind, special advisor to Masons on information technology, will give the keynote address. Seminar topics include organising IT departments and intranets. Information Systems for Lawyers takes place on 25 and 26 February at the London Marriott Hotel. The fee per delegate is £697, plus vat (£647 plus vat for firms with fewer than 10 partners). To reserve a place, call 0171 434 3711.
Although the legal system is frequently criticised for its slowness, when the necessity arises the courts do have a quick response mechanism. This has been illustrated recently by the unusual case in the High Court Family Division of an expectant mother whose chronic terror of needles stood in the way of her receiving potentially life […]