Total recall: safety concerns and dangerous products
Alan Titchmarsh Show / In the News / Legal Topics

Total recall: safety concerns and dangerous products

Every year in the UK, 400 products are recalled but only 10-20% are ever returned.  Product recalls are often made about safety concerns where the goods in their present state may pose a danger to the user.  By law, manufacturers must take all reasonable steps to inform consumers when a product is recalled, but there is … Continue reading

The kids aren’t alright: the state junior lawyers are in
Solicitors Journal

The kids aren’t alright: the state junior lawyers are in

Ten years on from joining his local Trainee Solicitors Group, Kevin Poulter believes supporting young lawyers is more important than ever Some might say that life for junior lawyers has changed immeasurably over the past decade. But has it? The price of education has certainly ballooned, in terms of university costs, LPC/GDL fees and living … Continue reading

Will Legal Apprenticeships be a Bar to social mobility?
Solicitors Journal

Will Legal Apprenticeships be a Bar to social mobility?

Kevin Poulter sees solicitors adapting to austere times and firms nurturing the very best of our future lawyers, but is the Bar prepared to do the same? Last month saw the sixth National Apprenticeship Week and the formal launch of the Higher Apprenticeship in Legal Services, supported by Skills for Justice and the National Apprenticeship … Continue reading

PODCAST: The fight to protect the brand of ‘solicitor’ from the ABS barbarians
Legal Cheek

PODCAST: The fight to protect the brand of ‘solicitor’ from the ABS barbarians

PODCAST: Kevin Poulter and Alex Aldridge discuss the brand of solicitor with Heather Iqbal-Rayner The momentum may be with Alternative Business Structures (ABSs) right now as they pour through the newly removed gates to providing legal services – but high street solicitors still have a few secret weapons up their sleeves. For example, they can … Continue reading