In this video op-ed Richard Susskind, co-author of “The Future of the Professions: How Technology Will Transform the Work of Human Experts,” lays out the challenges facing law firms today, and what he believes will be the difference between success and struggle.
In the upcoming second part of our video series, Susskind will respond to questions about the ideas he presents in his book, which was co-written with his son, Daniel Susskind, a lecturer in economics at Balliol College, Oxford.
No 10 faces legal challenge over ministerial code rewrite
Downing Street is facing a legal challenge to restore 13 words deleted from the ministerial code that appeared to remove the government’s obligation to uphold international law.
The appeal, launched by the Gulf Center for Human Rights (GCHR), comes after the Guardian revealed that changes to the code last year had dropped a passage which said ministers had an “overarching duty” to fulfil Britain’s international agreements.
Scalia's death casts uncertainty on major court challenge to legal marijuana
The sudden death of supreme court justice Antonin Scalia has thrown a wrench into one of the most significant legal challenges of marijuana legalization in the US.The death of the staunch conservative judge on Saturday could be a boost to advocates of legal pot in Colorado – which is facing a potential threat at the supreme court. But legal experts say the only thing that’s certain is that the unexpected vacancy has created even more uncertainty in an already unpredictable case scheduled for discussion this week.
Cyberbullying creating difficult questions for legal system
When B.C. native Amanda Todd took her own life in 2012 after being harassed online, a video she released detailing her experience caused widespread concern and raised questions as to how police handle the online world. Her tragedy shared similarities with another one that raised public outcry. Rehtaeh Parsons of Nova Scotia attempted suicide after being cyberbullied and died soon afterward in 2013, prompting demands for a substantive response to cyberbullying.
Ezra Levant, free-speech advocate, applies to resign from legal profession
Controversial free-speech advocate Ezra Levant has applied to resign from the Law Society of Alberta while facing complaints from two Alberta lawyers who he publicly criticized during his time as a newspaper columnist and television commentator. Edmonton lawyer and former Alberta Human Rights Commission hearing officer Moosa Jiwaji, who filed a complaint against Levant in September 2014, confirmed Tuesday to CBC News he received a letter from the law society informing him that Levant had applied to resign from the legal profession.
In this video op-ed Richard Susskind, co-author of "The Future of the Professions: How Technology Will Transform the Work of Human Experts," lays out the challenges facing law firms today, and what he believes will be the difference.
In the upcoming second part of our video series, Susskind will respond to questions about the ideas he presents in his book, which was co-written with his son, Daniel Susskind, a lecturer in economics at Balliol College, Oxford
Any seller wants to ensure that they get maximum value for the company, which is payable as quickly as possible and with minimum continuous liabilities including warranties or indemnities.
This exercise can either be carried out by yourself or alternatively by a specialist consultant with experience of preparing a company for sale. If you opt to carry out the exercise yourself then you might consider using a Financial and Legal Due Diligence Questionnaire as a guide. These are due diligence documents which are sent out by a potential purchaser to a seller in advance of a sale as part of the reality finding or due diligence exercise.
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