Legal Services

The City's industry body demands the government do more to boost legal services post-Brexit

TheCityUK, the Square Mile's financial services industry body, has today called on the government to do more to protect the UK's legal industry …

Free legal aid for all the poor, says District Judge

District Judge and District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) Chairman B. Sai Kalyan Chakravarthi said free legal aid would be extended to all the poor …

Legal Aid

SmartOne Marketplace Brings Lawyers to the Blockchain in Groundbreaking ICO

This is a <b>paid-for submitted press release</b>. CCN does not endorse, nor is responsible for any material included below and isn’t responsible for any …

Bitcoin

How Trusts And Estates Lawyers Profit Working With Successful Entrepreneurs

For trusts and estates lawyers to have exceptional high-net-worth practices is predicated on having wealthy clients requiring their expertise and who can afford the services. Furthermore, the more other types of legal services these lawyers can indirectly deliver, the more successful their …

Wealth

Artificial intelligence law firm aims to roll out in remote, low socio-economic communities

The people of Darwin can just about take the law into their own hands, with a new legal firm going lawyer-free.<p>The business will use an artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

What Are The Key Concerns Of Trusts And Estates Lawyers?

Trusts & estates lawyers are operating in turbulent times. Based on a survey of 359 trusts and estates lawyers, there are a number of weighty issues that are keeping them up at night.<p><b>Significantly increasing competition</b>: More than four out of five trusts and estates lawyers report that competition …

Entrepreneurship

Our Vision: an Intelligent Legal Assistant

Artificial intelligence is starting to change the way we live and work.<p>From a chatbot being granted official residence in Tokyo to Waymo’s truly …

Intelligence

Two nonprofit companies that are bridging the access-to-justice gap with tech

• Home<br>• Daily News<br>• Two nonprofit companies that are bridging…<p>Legal Technology<p>Mary Juetten<p>As my first two posts outlined, I believe that technology is …

Innovation

Fake lawyer arrested in Frisco after police say he took money for legal services

A former Frisco resident who police say posed as a lawyer and took payment from people seeking legal help was arrested Monday by Frisco police.<p>Dustin …

Crime

22 jobs that pay more than R1 million a year in South Africa

Data from salary comparison and career resource group Salary Explorer lists 22 jobs in South Africa that draw in a total package over R1 million a …

South Africa

South African Public Broadcaster's Legal Head Shot and Killed

South African police are looking for witnesses to help catch the men who killed SABC head of legal services Sizwe Vilakazi on Saturday night. …

Africa

SABC head of legal services shot dead

The South African Broadcasting Corporation’s (SABC) head of legal services Sizwe Vilakazi has been shot dead, the SABC said on Sunday.<p>“It is with …

News (South Africa)

Witnesses needed to catch SABC legal services' head's killers

Jenni Evans<p>Johannesburg - Tsakane police need witnesses and tip-offs to help catch the men who killed SABC head of legal services Sizwe Vilakazi on …

News (South Africa)

King County Could Ban Solitary Confinement for Youth in Detention

King County Council Vice Chair Rod Dembowski has been looking for ways to improve the county’s juvenile justice system for a while now. And when, in …

Seattle

Government Keeping 29 Million People In The Dark About Their Future Post-Brexit

Secret Brexit papers relevant to 88% of the workforce, says Open Britain.<p>TOLGA AKMEN via Getty Images<p>Brexit Secretary David Davis is refusing to …

Brexit

New Study: GCs Have Brought The Majority Of Work In-House

Clients are taking back that billable work.<p>More bad news for outside counsel.<p>Every quarter we report on the growing gap between the elite Biglaw …

Law

Apple could drop Qualcomm components

Locked in an intensifying legal dispute with Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM), Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is designing iPhones and iPads for next year that would …

Business

Clinton's payments for the Russia dossier were legal, but hiding them was not

When a presidential campaign and a national political party intentionally mislead voters about how they are raising or spending money, that is no …

Elections

ACA open enrollment begins Wednesday, November 1

There are many questions swirling around health insurance this year through the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare.<p>Pisgah Legal …

ObamaCare

Not dead yet: Sign-ups for Affordable Care Act begin

Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>CLOSE<p>Trump's changes to Obamacare will impact shares of hospitals because of the expected spike in uninsured patients. Fred Katayama …

Health Care

A Former Blackrock Executive Is Raising One Of The Biggest Marijuana Funds Yet

A private equity fund co-chaired by a former BlackRock Inc. executive is planning to raise $250 million to invest in marijuana businesses in places …

Cannabis

Legal Organization: No, Hillary Campaign, You Can’t Mask Funding Of Trump Dossier As ‘Legal Services’

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Donald Trump

Resources to 'Break the Silence' of Domestic Violence

When she was just 5 months old, Akea Pearson’s mother was killed by her biological father, and, now, Pearson, a domestic violence counselor, is using …

Philadelphia

Complaint claims Clinton, DNC broke the law by hiding dossier payments

Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign and the Democratic National Committee both broke the law by hiding payments to unearth dirt on Donald …

Perkins Coie

Will fine print in leases derail Amazon's omnichannel grocery strategy?

Dive Brief:<p>Amazon is running into some problems with the physical grocery operations it gained when it acquired Whole Foods. The retail giant’s …

eCommerce

Caixabank posts 53% increase in nine-month net profits

Spain's Caixabank today posted a 53.4% rise in nine-month net profit to €1.49 billion, ahead of analysts' forecasts and thanks to the incorporation …

News (Ireland)

Legal services: It’s time to be transparent about pricing

For too long, pricing has been the thorn in the side for many businesses employing legal services firms.<p>Last year, the Competition and Markets …

Adopt

More young lawyers in Singapore giving free legal services

For a period after her divorce two years ago, Sharon was missing her infant daughter terribly.<p>The 25-year-old mother, who works in the education …

Law

SC: New lawyers must provide free legal service

Rookie lawyers will now have to render free legal aid before they can aspire to be legal eagles.<p>In a historic move, the Supreme Court has unanimously …

Philippines

UC immigrant legal services get a boost from billionaire Tom Steyer's donation

Democratic mega-donor Tom Steyer, best known for his environmental activism, is stepping up support of immigrant rights with a $2.3-million donation to the University of California Immigrant Legal Services Center and seven other organizations.<p>The gift from Steyer’s nonprofit, NextGen America, will …

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