I just got off the phone from talking to Simon Browning at the BBC who is covering the BIG news story of the day on You & Yours which is about the European resolution to 'clarify' flight delay and cancellation compensation.
One of my favourite books is by John Elkington, 'The Power of Unreasonable People'. It was inspired by a quote by George Bernard Shaw.
Will a handful of people and organizations change the way people access legal services?
I had a meeting yesterday with the two most senior partners of a prominent regional law firm, discussing a potential joint venture whereby we provide them with enquiries and leads and they do the legal bits. I left the meeting with that parable at the back of my mind about not mixing ‘new wine with old wine skins’...
As a budding legal entrepreneur, not only do you have 20 new ideas a day, but you also probably dream of starting your own law firm. So why don't you - and how can you? I asked my friend Simon Lexton to advise me on how to go about it.
What would Google do if they were a law firm? That is what our latest blog gets to grips with. Read it now.
I feel fortunate to have what I would describe as ‘front row seats’ at what is set to be the biggest shake-up of legal services in history. This is because I meet with senior partners of BIG law firms regularly and also the mavericks and innovators who some of the BIG guys ignore at their peril...
I practised as a solicitor for a number of years at a national law firm and I am really passionate about making legal services accessible to everyone.
I speak and write on the subject regularly and I see innovation in law as one of the most exciting things going on right now.