The Law Business: 28th Oct to 3rd November

Welcome to the year's 43th 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: 

  • Interview with Ghazala Bashey, Director and Head of Litigation at Winn Holding Limited 
  • Lawyer Management Profiles - George Wilkinson the director of marketing at Ashfords | The Lawyer 
  • US: The lawyer who worked for free loved politics, justice and life (Life Stories: Jack Hamilton) 
  • Profiles in Justice: Josh Dubin, America's hottest litigation consultant | The Global Legal Post: 
  • From Bombay HC to London’s Royal Courts of Justice: Karishma Parekh’s long journey to become an English barrister
  • A landmark day in court for Landmark's Lieven | The Lawyer

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

  • Universities 'should reduce intake of law students' | The Global Legal Post:
  • Hales outlines worries over too many law students, too few jobs | Legal Futures 
  • Bar Standards Board chief: 'There are too many people at the Bar' and BPTC entry threshold 'has to be higher' : 
  • Unpaid work experience a bar to diversity, say young lawyers | 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 1st November
Thursday 31st October
Wednesday 30th October
Tuesday 29th October
Monday 28th 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