The Law Business: 11th to 17th November

Welcome to the year's 45th 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: 

  • In-house: Interview with Nick Economakis, GC at G4S Risk Management | The Lawyer
  • Clive Stafford Smith, human rights lawyer and director of the legal charity Reprieve: My family values 

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

  • Law lecturer Eric Baskind from Liverpool John Moores University appointed as national adjudicator to national moot 
  • Skegness Grammar School students shadow barristers at London law firm
  • US: Cutting Law Schools - Enrollment is down. The drop has no end in sight  
  • Former Law Society President Fiona Woolf is University of Law's first chancellor | Law Gazette
  • US: Study finds that law schools perpetuate elite legal education values in faculty hiring  

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 15th November
Thursday 14th November
Wednesday 13th November
Tuesday 12th November
Monday 11th November


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