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How to turn managing AML risk into a competitive advantage

Posted by Jo Sidhu on 27 November 2019

Traditionally, law firms have spent hundreds of hours managing anti-money laundering risk to meet regulatory obligations. But now there is a new breed of law firm - one which uses technology to turn managing this risk into a competitive advantage.

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What’s all the fuss about the SRA’s new rules?

Posted by Jo Sidhu on 25 November 2019

Today the SRA’s published its new Standards & Regulations (STARs) and it has got people talking. Not just because STAR puns in legal are fun (they are), and not because the new rules dramatically change regulatory obligations (they don't). In fact, as Crispin Passmore, former SRA director and legal consultant says, “The case for worrying is low”. So what’s all the fuss about?

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Legl Leader in Tech Interview - Sam Moore

Posted by Jo Sidhu on 19 November 2019

Sam Moore is Scotland’s first accredited legal technologist and Burness Paull’s dedicated Innovation Manager. We talk to him about why legal technology is important to the modern law firm.

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Disrupt or be disrupted

Posted by Jo Sidhu on 5 November 2019

“Disrupt or be disrupted”. That was the message from Keith Block, Co-CEO of SalesForce, the multibillion-dollar cloud-based software company, to the audience at this year’s Barclays New Frontiers Conference. Legl’s CEO, Julia Salasky, picked up on this theme on a panel discussing the role of technology in increasing access to justice.

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5 lessons for law firms from LawNet

Posted by Jo Sidhu on 28 October 2019
Last week LawNet, the network for independent law firms in the UK and Ireland, published its white paper, Targeting Exceptional Client Experience. Here we summarise the top 5 lessons for law firms from LawNet.
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Ready for the SRA's new accounting rules?

Posted by Jo Sidhu on 24 October 2019
New rules come into force on November 25th - are you ready for the change? In this article we run through the main changes, and what this means for law firms.
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