Solicitors advised to steer clear of Employment Tribunals

Solicitors and law firms are being advised to steer clear of Employment Tribunal litigation, after new official data published this week revealed that the number of Tribunal claims received by the Courts had skyrocketed. Last year, the Supreme Court famously abolished Employment Tribunal fees amid concerns that the fees regime discriminated against those who could… Read more…

Are solicitors doing enough to prepare for GDPR?

With the May 2018 deadline fast approaching, a new report has looked into whether British businesses are doing enough to prepare for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). GDPR will replace the Data Protection Act this year, introducing tough new penalties for firms who misuse personal information or fail to proactively protect consumer data from… Read more…

Law Society predicts rapid productivity growth in legal sector

The Law Society has said that the legal sector will welcome substantial productivity growth if it embraces Artificial Intelligence (AI) and other new technologies in the years ahead. According to reports, the representative body for solicitors in England and Wales has said that the sector could potentially accelerate productivity to “twice its current rate” if… Read more…