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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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Law Firm PR Challenges in 2022: It’s All About Your People

Law Firm PR Challenges in 2022: It’s All About Your People 2560 1707 Liam McCafferty

The last year has seen no shortage of challenges for law firm leaders – forced to navigate a period of switching rapidly between actual certainty, apparent certainty and no certainty…

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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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When your clients pose a reputational risk

When Your Clients Pose a Reputational Risk

When Your Clients Pose a Reputational Risk 2560 1709 Gus Sellitto

Law firms are under scrutiny for the clients they choose to act for and this pressure is only going to intensify. More scrutiny inevitably leads to greater risk that firms…

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Oatly Vs Glebe Farm Food – Picking your Battles

Oatly Vs Glebe Farm Food – Picking your Battles

Oatly Vs Glebe Farm Food – Picking your Battles 2560 1709 Michael Evans

This morning, the news broke that a family-run farm has won its legal battle against Oatly, the multimillion-pound producers of plant-based milk, after they were accused of trademark infringement. Oatly…

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Byfield Consultancy

The Future of Sexual Misconduct Cases Before the SRA and SDT

The Future of Sexual Misconduct Cases Before the SRA and SDT 2560 1709 Bethaney Durkin

Following the news that the SRA has 140 complaints under current investigation, our Account Director Bethaney Durkin examines the SRA’s efforts to enforce justice and equality in the workplace, in…

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“Love all, Trust Few, Do Wrong to None”; The Fall and Rise of the European Super League

“Love all, Trust Few, Do Wrong to None”; The Fall and Rise of the European Super League 2560 1709 Liam McCafferty

As the dust from the European Super League debacle settles, our Account Manager Liam McCafferty takes a look at the missteps the clubs made along the way, and the events…

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The Dividing Line: Social Media, Employee Policies and Reputation Management

The Dividing Line: Social Media, Employee Policies and Reputation Management 1280 905 Michael Evans

As reputation management and public persona become increasingly tied to social media presence, many are beginning to consider implementing a company-wide social media policy. We reached out to our readers…

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