Oi, Gove, Shake It Off! It’s time for the legal profession to channel Taylor Swift
Legal Topics / Solicitors Journal

Oi, Gove, Shake It Off! It’s time for the legal profession to channel Taylor Swift

Supermarkets aren’t obliged to dispense free produce from their back doors, why should lawyers? It’s taken a short while for the recently installed justice secretary to get to grips with the challenges he will face in office, but oh, how he has come out fighting. Laying down the law like only a Lord Chancellor can, … Continue reading

How to manage atypical disciplinary processes
Employment Issues / Solicitors Journal

How to manage atypical disciplinary processes

When dealing with allegations of misconduct, all employers must understand what procedure will apply, how it will be managed, and by whom, advises Kevin Poulter Issues of misconduct can be difficult for employersto deal with, no matter what their size, sector, orpublic profile. The recent ‘dismissal’ of three judges and resignation of a fourth, involving … Continue reading

‘If I had my time again, we would change more quickly than we have done.’ My interview with Law Society CEO, Des Hudson
In the News / Legal Topics / Solicitors Journal

‘If I had my time again, we would change more quickly than we have done.’ My interview with Law Society CEO, Des Hudson

Des Hudson has been one of the enduring faces at the Law Society since he took up the role of chief executive in 2006. After almost eight years at the helm, he is set to retire and depart Chancery Lane. SJ’s editor at large, Kevin Poulter, met Hudson to discuss his time at the society … Continue reading