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Lawyers: Managing the Work-Life Balance

by Networks First March 27, 2013 Law

It’s a well known fact that solicitors are expected to work very long hours, particularly in prominent City firms. According to leading graduate website,, legal professionals can expect to work 12 hour days during busy periods, and are also often expected to work at weekends. In fact, recent research by the Trades Union Congress […]

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iPads in Court – A Good Idea?

by Networks First March 26, 2013 Law

Following last month’s announcement  that Scottish prosecutors are trialling a scheme that will see lawyers using iPads during cases, I thought I’d have a look at the (often bumpy) history of relations between law and technology. First of all though, a quick update on the scheme: £310,000 iPad Pilot Scheme Scottish courts are moving with […]

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