Posts Tagged “Pinsent Masons”

London Legal Hackathon bend the rules?

By | March 3, 2018

My last post ‘Hack the Law to Reinvent the Wheel?‘ generated a lot of debate on Twitter and LinkedIn yesterday (social media comments have now been incorporated at the end of that post). It also brought out some interesting answers to the question “Why blockchain?” (asked following Pinsent Masons winning the London Legal Hackathon with […]

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Hack the Law to Reinvent the Wheel?

By | March 1, 2018

My last post on ‘Lawyers and coding‘ was written as the Global Legal Hackathon was underway. We now have the results. As I watched proceedings via Twitter, with specific reference to the London event, I was of the view that I was seeing solutions to ‘problems’ that possibly didn’t really exist and the wheel often being reinvented. […]

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Law Firm Mergers

By | September 8, 2013

… A debate on Law Firm Mergers was held at the Royal Faculty of Procurators in Glasgow on 5 September 2013. Chaired by the President of the Law Society of Scotland, Bruce Beveridge, the debate saw differing opinions expressed by the two speakers: Austin Lafferty and Gilbert Anderson. Austin’s view was that it was “better […]

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Tomorrow’s Lawyers – Reviewed

By | April 7, 2013

… I remember enjoying the TV series The Tomorrow People. It gave (in the 1970s) a glimpse of a possible future where the next stage of human evolution (Homo superior) had emerged. Now, with Tomorrow’s Lawyers, Richard Susskind does that for lawyers. Although, Richard does not, as yet, envisage those lawyers having psionic powers such […]

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