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Employment Law update newsletter from DKLM LLP (UK)

UK Employment Law Update – October 2013 Following on from the recent costs litigation between Lord Sugar’s company and 2010 Apprentice winner Stella English, this employment law update includes a Q&A about the costs regime...more

DKLM Employment law Services

Do your clients need UK employment law advice? Here is a summary of the employment law services offered by DKLM LLP, London, UK. ...more

UK Employment Law Update - July 2013

Important changes to UK Employment Law July 2013

This 2 page overview explains the key changes to UK employment law that were brought into force in July 2013, by Philip Henson, Partner and Head of Employment law at DKLM LLP (p.henson@dklm.co.uk) ...more

Get Divorced Through Your iPad or iPhone

The events leading up to, and actually getting a divorce from your spouse can be one of the most difficult times in a person's life. But does the actual divorce process have to add unwanted stress? There is a better way to...more

Blogging and Social Media for the Legal Profession: Advice on What Works and Why

At the recent American Society of Trial Consultants convention in New Orleans, I was part of a wide-ranging panel discussion on social media and marketing that considered the benefits and effects of blogging and other social...more

What do Larry Page, Sergey Brin, and Mark Zuckerberg have in common?

Demographic trends —delayed marriages, considerable wealth being created pre- marriage, and an almost 50% rate of divorce—bring an urgency to the issue of apportioning the active and passive components of the growth in value...more

Social Media Ethics for Lawyers: 4 Things Attorneys Should Not Do Online

Attorneys’ seemingly benign social media activity can and sometimes does collide with the rules of professional conduct. Recently I attended a panel discussion called “Legal Social Media Gone Wild: A Look at the Ethics...more

10 Key Questions That Law Firms Should Ask Clients

All law firms need to ask clients about their needs and priorities. This is a simple but extremely powerful list of 10 questions that will help law firms better align themselves with clients....more

Why Attorneys Should Develop Graphics for Their Case--The Sooner, The Better

It’s the eleventh hour before trial and you’re feverishly preparing your case when you realize you need help creating a visual presentation. You enlist the expertise of a legal graphics consultant. Not a bad idea, but there’s...more

Jackson Reforms: A reform too far?

The Jackson Reforms, proposed by Lord Justice Jackson appear to be nothing short of a direct assault on “access to justice” and the “gateway to justice”....more

Far reaching changes to Employment Tribunals are imminent

The launch of the “resolving workplace disputes” consultation by the Department for Innovation, Business and Skills (BIS) is described as being the next step in the Governments comprehensive review of employment laws. In...more

Theory to Practice: Mediation Ideals vs. Mediator Reality

Theory to Practice: Mediation Ideals v. Mediation Reality It’s a tough world out there, isn’t it? Those virtuous ideals that you solemnly pledged to uphold in your cloistered mediation training often seem like...more

Alternative Fee Arrangements, Lesson II of the Primer

So after all of the hype concerning Alternative Fee Arrangements, you are reluctantly getting ready to drink the Kool-Aid and are preparing to propose an AFA to a client. You have read the basis premises of AFA’s, and you...more

Alternative Fee Arrangements

The most significant current public discourse regarding law firm revenues is the increasing popularity of Alternative Fee (or Billing) Arrangements. The tide has even provided a generally accepted acronym of AFA. These...more

Who controls your digital footprint ?

Ten years ago, a large percentage of the legal profession–lawyers, judges, administrators and marketing experts were consumed by the privacy debates. The fear, in some cases paranoia, was that “bad people” would misuse...more

UK Employment Law Review - 1 October 2010 - Bargate Murray Solicitors (London)

BARGATE MURRAY - QUARTERLY EMPLOYMENT LAW REVIEW A new Era begins... Philip Henson, Partner in the City of London law firm Bargate Murray looks to how business leaders and HR practitioners should be prepared for changes...more

Increase Your Clientele with Alternative Fees

A quick way to distinguish yourself from the pack is to be a lawyer who offers is familiar with alternative fees. There is mounting pressure from clients – led by the American Corporate Counsel Association – to get law firms...more

Litigating in the Enlightened Age of Mediation in Ontario, Canada: Drafting Persuasive Pleadings

In the enlightened age of mediation, more than of 90% of all lawsuits eventually settle. Good counsel must now see the pleadings in a different light. The Statement of Claim or Complaint is a very useful marketing tool. If...more

Rules of Procedure

Founded 1993, United Arbitration already enjoys an active relationship with businesses, bar associations and insurance companies and continues to have an outstanding success rate with bringing disputants "To The Table"....more

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