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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

Q&A - Costs in the UK Employment Tribunal

A short Q&A about the costs regime in the UK Employment Tribunal

A short Q&A about the costs regime in the UK Employment Tribunal by leading UK law firm DKLM LLP. ...more

Feathers start to fly over upcoming book about why lawyers suck

Today has been an interesting day for the “Why Lawyers Suck and What You Can Do About It” book project. First thing this morning I got a phone call from someone passionately supportive of this project and everything it...more

A short introduction to UK employment law for Chinese Businesses

A short introduction to UK employment law for Chinese Businesses This note sets out a précis of some of the issues that Chinese businesses may wish to consider when establishing, or furthering, a commercial presence in the...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

5 Social Media Tips for Law School Grads and Solo Practitioners to Help Find a Job and Build a Practice

In light of this challenging economic climate, my law school asked that I co-present a seminar to help third-years find their first job post-graduation. Much of the information that follows about using social media also can...more

Storytelling for Attorneys: How to Build a Great Narrative For Your Case

Attorneys sometimes act in trial or mediation as if they’re little more than an evidence machine collecting all the right evidence, excluding all the improper evidence, applying the law and expecting a positive outcome. That...more

Clients and Law Firms Call for a Uniform Set of Lawyer Regulations

In a stunning move, 23 major law firms have joined business clients to call for a uniform set of lawyer regulations, so that American lawyers can compete in the global economy. It's time to junk state-by-state lawyer...more

LawMarketing Newsletter - Social Media Strategies for Lawyers

? Fulbright Report Sees Upswing in Litigation ? Social Media Strategies for Lawyers ? What's Wrong With Your Law Firm Bio? ? 5 Ways To Avoid Referral Mishaps ? People Making News...more

Okay, We Swallowed the Kool-Aid and We Are Using Alternative fee Arrangements, But Do We Still Need to Keep Track of Time?

As alternative fee arrangements continue to snowball and gain real popularity, as law firms get their arms around the subject, they are getting down to a fundamental series of basics. One question that has come up, rather...more

Alternative Fee Arrangements: A Guide for Law Firms

(Almost) everything you need to know to get started and start thinking seriously and on an informed basis about Alternative Fee Arrangements. What is the underlying reasons for the growing demand for Alternative Fee...more

Navigating the Perfect Storm: Recruiting, Traing and Retaing Lawyers in the Coming Decade (Ark Press, 2010)

The Great Recession has revolutionized the practice of law. It has had a profound impact on recruiting - at every level, from recent graduates to partners. Clients' refusal to pay for time billed by recent graduates requires...more

A Brief Primer on Digital Legal Forms - January 15, 2009

California Judicial Council Forms have come a long way and legal professionals have to go a long way to keep up with them. This very brief article gives you a head start....more

Electronic Surveillance and Offshore Legal Communications

"Electronic Surveillance amd Offshore Legal Communications" is a June 12, 2008 editorial essay about a declaratory judgment action filed the prior month, NMH v. Bush et al. (D.D.C. 2008). NMH v. Bush appears to many readers...more

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