Career Mobility Q&A with Mary Bonsor, CEO of Flex Legal

As part of a series of interviews we are showcasing the potential for lawyers beyond the ‘traditional role’. In Part 3 of the series, on International Women’s Day 2021 and during Women’s History Month 2021, Syed Nasser speaks to Mary Bonsor, a former property litigation lawyer, to discuss her experience transitioning out of private practice. […]

Career Mobility Q&A with Benjamin White, Founder of Crafty Counsel

As part of a series of interviews we are showcasing the potential for lawyers beyond the ‘traditional role’. In Part 2 of the series Syed Nasser speaks to Ben White, a former Magic Circle lawyer to discuss his experience transitioning out of private practice. 1. Please tell us a little bit about who you are, […]

Career Mobility Q&A with Sanjay Mehta, CCO & GC, ITARMI

As part of a series of interviews we are showcasing the potential for lawyers beyond the ‘traditional role’. In Part 1 of the series Syed Nasser speaks to Sanjay Mehta, a former law firm partner to discuss his experience transitioning out of private practice. Could you tell us a bit about your background and your current […]

The Transfer Market – Venture Capital

Venture Capital is all the rage, Right? Yes! In London, new research from Dealroom.co and London & Partners revealed that 2020 was a record year, with tech firms raising $10.5bn of VC investment. London has been the second fastest-growing global tech hub since 2016, seeing increasing levels of new VC funds set up, and being […]

Existing technology in the IP world: A help or hindrance?

After speaking with a number of IP practitioners within both industry and private practice about using existing technology, we thought it would be useful to report on the state of platforms used. Are the tools at their disposal are good enough, or what, if anything, can be improved to make the overall experience better for […]

Blindsided…?

It is fair to say that the UK legal establishment has been ‘blindsided’ by the announcement by the Irish Law Society. Overseas solicitors will not be entitled to Irish Practicing certificates unless they have a physical presence in Ireland from the 1st of January. What do you need to know: Practising certificates – Solicitors outside […]