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Lawyers, know your limits on social media
Legal Topics / Social Media

Lawyers, know your limits on social media

The rise of social media is not just for announcing the arrival of a royal baby, it has grown to be a significant business tool. It is important to understand the potential ramifications of misuse and misinformation, however. Lawyers in particular should be careful about not going beyond their (insured) capabilities and expertise when taking up … Continue reading

Dating apps booming despite sevenfold rise in reported crimes
In the News / Social Media / Solicitors Journal

Dating apps booming despite sevenfold rise in reported crimes

The number of reported crimes involving sites such as Tinder and Grindr has increased sevenfold in the last two years, according to figures released from 30 police forces across England and Wales. Only 55 crimes were reported to the police in 2013, rising to 204 in 2014 and again to 412 last year. Crimes of … Continue reading

Apple challenges UK Government over Snoopers’ Charter
In the News / Social Media

Apple challenges UK Government over Snoopers’ Charter

Apple has launched a challenge against the UK Government over the adoption of the controversial Investigatory Powers Bill, commonly referred to as the ‘Snoopers Charter’. As other tech companies line up to do the same, I joined TRT World’s Money Matters show last month to discuss what this all means for Apple and for the … Continue reading

Radical reform of Employment Tribunals needed
Employment Issues / In the News / Solicitors Journal

Radical reform of Employment Tribunals needed

Last month, the Law Society declared that the employment tribunal system is in urgent need of a complete overhaul. But can the complexity and cost of the current system be resolved? The Law Society’s new and ‘efficient’ employment tribunal structure proposes that all disputes would be dealt with in a ‘single jurisdiction’ consisting of four levels.  Simple claims, … Continue reading