The Law Business: 30th Sept. to 6th October

Welcome to the year's 39th 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 and obituaries of Lawyers: 

  • In-house interview: Manulife’s Asia GC Steven Yeo uses the Chinese philosophy of ‘yin and yang’ | The Lawyer
  • David Frei - legal services director for the United Synagogue - Profile | Law Gazette 

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

  • Sunderland Student Law Clinic has opened its doors at the University of Sunderland 
  • Fashion Law School hosting workshop on intellectual property for lawyers with interest in fashion | Law Gazette
  • YouTube Copyright Bots Finally Tick Off Someone Who Understands Copyright Law, a Harvard law professor
  • Conference Announcement: Constitutional Law Discussion Group at Edinburgh Law School
  • University launches centre for cyber law | The Global Legal Post
  • South London Legal Partnership confirms trainee scheme days after official merger | The Lawyer 
  • Councils pool resources to take on legal trainees | Law Gazette

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 4th October
Thursday 3rd October
Wednesday 2nd October
Tuesday 1st October
Monday 30th September


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