The Law Business: 21st to 27th October

Welcome to the year's 42th edition of the weekly 'Law Business' column brought to you by the SundayLawReview team. 

The purpose of this column is to take a serious look at what happened in the business of law within UK as reported by online legal publications throughout last week.

The most interesting articles on developments, compliance, business of law within UK or as well as international developments of interest to UK law firms and legal practioners: 
Interviews, features on lawyers and obituaries: 

  • The in-house interview: Darren Riley, assistant GC at National Air Traffic Services | The Lawyer 
  • My Legal Life: Debo Nwauzu, Chair and founder, BLD (Black Lawyers Directory) - Profile | Law Gazette 
  • Diana Wallis, The new president of the European Law Institute - Profile | Law Gazette
  • Video interview with Desmond Hudson, Law Society Chief Executive | Law Gazette
  • Cherie Booth tells of the difficulties she faced trying to combine raising children with having a high-powered job
  • Walter Greenwood obituary: Co-author of Essential Law for Journalist

Interesting articles on the study of law, legal training, pupillage, associates, legal academia & law students: 

Articles of the week:

The UK and international articles of the week are pieces selected by @TheLawMap tweeting team based on recommendations from friends and followers of daily law news blog.

Lawyers, Law Firms, Chambers & ABS in the news this week: 
Friday 25th October
Thursday 24th October
Wednesday 23rd October
Tuesday 22nd October
Monday 21st October


We would like to thank all the publications cited in this week's column. Please notify via @TheLawMap Twitter handle of any errors or omissions.


TheLawMap Publications at a glance: - Daily Law News Archive - Weekly Law Business News Blog
Saturday Law Interview - Weekly interview with a legal mind on Law, Life & Society
Wig - Daily Newspaper Focusing on Law & Society
MetaLawIndex - Informal Blog chronicling life behind the scene at LawNewsIndex & Twitter