While the use of nanomaterials continues to grow, for some, concerns remain regarding the potential risks of using these materials and whether there is an adequate regulatory framework. Following up on ... Read more
The Jackson reforms, effective from 1 April 2013, brought about a number of significant changes to the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR), perhaps the most fundamental of which was the amendment of ... Read more
People largely associate forum shopping in divorces with crossing foreign borders, rather than moving within the UK. The reality, however, is that the Scottish laws regulating financial provision upon divorce are ... Read more
In the world of legal departments, it’s the lawyers in small legal departments (SLDs) that face the biggest challenges. Often, they are more resource restrained and stretched, having to wear many different hats, such as processing documents and invoices, running reports in addition to performing their full-time role as a legal professional. SLD lawyers’ fragmented focus, coupled with the necessity of dealing with unfamiliar legal issues, can lead to an increased danger of something important slipping through the net. Technology can help mitigate this risk by automating alerts for vital tasks so they don’t ‘slip’ through, as well as automating routine tasks so there is more time to focus on the important matters at hand. This top ten reviews ways that SLD lawyers can use technology to better manage their ...