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International Women’s Day– An Opportunity to Reflect

International Women’s Day– An Opportunity to Reflect 1200 628 Katherine Walkling

International Women’s Day is this week. Here are our tips on how firms can prepare, avoid a PR blunder on the day, and what Byfield does to support gender equality.…

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Bad Culture Set to Become a Regulatory as Well as a Reputational Issue for Firms in 2022

Bad Culture Set to Become a Regulatory as Well as a Reputational Issue for Firms in 2022 612 366 Michael Evans

Conduct issues have been at the heart of the legal sector’s biggest reputational and regulatory issues in recent years. Everyone is familiar with a handful of #metoo incidents that went…

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Why Poverty Needs to Move Closer the Top of Law Firms’ ESG Agendas

Why Poverty Needs to Move Closer the Top of Law Firms’ ESG Agendas 1280 720 Ben Girdlestone

As I did my usual Monday morning trawl of the business pages this morning I was struck by one story in particular.   A hard hitting report by the Social Market…

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A New Year’s Resolution – Personal PR Perspectives

A New Year’s Resolution – Personal PR Perspectives 1600 1067 Katherine Walkling

As we enter into a new year, many of us are thinking about what we learned last year and how to put it to good use in 2022 – we…

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Law Firm Merger Communications: Walking a Tightrope Above a Minefield

Law Firm Merger Communications: Walking a Tightrope Above a Minefield 2048 2560 Tsuey Shan Halford

By Tsuey Shan Halford As merger discussions between Clyde & Co and BLM have kicked off a round of speculation about a new wave of consolidation in the legal sector…

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Why it’s Time to Talk About the Benefits of Neurodiversity in Law

Why it’s Time to Talk About the Benefits of Neurodiversity in Law 2560 1445 Jonathan Harris

By Jonathan Harris Neurodiversity is a collective term for neurological conditions such as Autism, Dyspraxia, ADHD, Tourette’s, and mental health disorders. Only 3% of lawyers declared that they had a…

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COP26: Getting Your Voice Heard

COP26: Getting Your Voice Heard 2560 1828 Tabitha Steemson

by Tabitha Steemson As we reach the twelfth day of Cop26 in Glasgow, this morning saw a major breakthrough with the first draft of a climate change agreement being published. …

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Green Practise

Green and Pleasant Law; How UK Law Firms Can Embrace Green Practise

Green and Pleasant Law; How UK Law Firms Can Embrace Green Practise 1600 550 Michael Evans

As floods devastate Asia and Europe, and the US suffers oppressive heatwaves, Byfield’s Senior Content Executive Tobias Sansome asks the question: what can legal firms do in the fight against…

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Building Foundations: A Short Guide to a Career in Legal PR

Building Foundations: A Short Guide to a Career in Legal PR 2560 1707 Tsuey Shan Halford

When you’re in the thick of it, and you can’t see the wood for the trees, do you sometimes think back to the start of your career and wonder how…

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Mind the Gap – Are London’s Legal Firms Finally Closing the Tech Gap?

Mind the Gap – Are London’s Legal Firms Finally Closing the Tech Gap? 2560 1709 byfield

Theresa Yurkewich Hoffman, Senior Policy and Innovation Advisor at the City of London Corporation, gives her thoughts on legal-tech gap, the ‘tech gap’, and what’s being done to address it. The…

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