First firms certified with GDPR compliance standard

A pilot scheme launched to provide law firms with a better understanding of General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and demonstrate compliance with its obligations has seen the first firms certified. The Legal Services Operational Privacy Certification Scheme (LOCS:23) is the first sector-wide GDPR certification standard for legal service providers and their solution partners. The standard […]

Cost of living; price of dying

assisted dying legislation

Inheritance, especially among parents and children of a certain age, is a conversation that can prove to be incredibly uncomfortable amongst families. Usually, everyone is looking at what’s best for the whole, rather than the individuals involved. The challenge is that not everyone is able to articulate the outcome they are looking for in the […]

Enhancing Productivity: How Legal Software Boosts Billable Hours

In the fast-paced world of law, time is a precious commodity. As a fee-earner, accurately recording billable hours is crucial, not only for fair compensation but also for maintaining a clear overview of your workload. Legal practice management software can be a game-changer in this regard, streamlining your workflow and maximising billable hours. Here’s how: […]

National Paralegal Awards opens for entries

National Paralegal Awards 2022

Now in its sixth year, the National Paralegal Awards, hosted by the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEX) opens for entries today, celebrating the very best paralegals across the UK and the businesses that support them. The awards are open to both individuals and legal businesses, with 15 categories reflecting the diversity of the paralegal […]