Remaking News of the Week: PwC scales LawTech

In Remaking News of the Week: PwC scales LawTech, I feature Richard Tromans’ report: PwC LawTech Scale Up Accelerator – The Full Cohort List.

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Remaking News of the Week: Featuring the work of Natalie Worsfold

Remaking News of the Week: Featuring the work of Natalie Worsfold comes to us out of Toronto, from where Natalie and Peter Aprile – the driving forces behind Counter Tax Lawyers – are pioneering their brand of NewLaw. Today Natalie shares a tool they have built to help law students choose the best place to work.

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Remaking News of the Week: Harvard’s latest case study

Today’s Remaking News of the Week: Harvard’s latest case study reports on Lexoo, a NewLaw business legal services provider, and latest in a long line of law-related enterprises studied by Harvard academics.

As far as I can judge David Maister wrote Harvard Business School’s first case study on a law firm in 1983, Bennett, Strang & Farris. David was the trail-blazer of a treasure trove of work on the economics, strategy, culture and evolution of law firms and the legal services industry.   

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Urgent: Law’s Looming Skills Crisis

Urgent: Law’s Looming Skills Crisis, today’s piece from the inimitable Mark Cohen, is a powerful wake-up call to the legal profession and its regulatory and educational institutions. I am publishing Law’s Looming Skills Crisis in part to help spread Mark’s message to the law schools of the world and in part to draw further attention to the Master of Legal Business which is being pioneered the College of Law. Mark and I both sit on the Master of Legal Business Program Board the and also contribute to the teaching of three of the subjects.  

Read why Mark writes “Law is mired in the mindset and training of the third industrial revolution“.

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Remaking News of the Week: Now it’s KPMG Legal and Plexus Law

“The future of the law is not a battle of Big and New. It’s a battle to create solutions that deliver unprecedented value to clients” wrote Andrew Mellett, Founder of Plexus, in a LinkedIn post last week.”

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