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Latest Legal News

Latest Legal News

How To Avoid A Counterfeit Christmas

With Christmas day fast approaching some will have already finished their gift buying. But for the rest of us there will inevitably be the last minute Christmas Eve dash to the shops. Buying the right gift is always tricky but, perhaps worse than forgetting to buy a present, would be getting something which wasn’t as it first appeared. So how can we avoid being fooled, and make sure counterfeit goods don’t appear under our Christmas tree?

Counterfeit goods are big business – but at what cost?

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Burness admin

Life In Plastic - Still Fantastic?

Pauline McCulloch

As a child of the 90s, Danish pop sensation Aqua brainwashed me into positive connotations of plastic products at an early age. As we have become adults, my generation has roundly turned its back on the suggestion that young girls growing up should aspire to be a “Barbie girl, in a Barbie world.”

In any event, like the Barbie girl mould, the “life in plastic – it’s fantastic” mantra of that (I’m sorry, amazing) 90s school disco stalwart, has also failed to stand the test of time.

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LChalmers

‘Legal Tech’ Will Become More Than the Sum of Its Parts in 2018

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2017 was a breakthrough year for legal technology in terms of broad acceptance and adoption of particular applications. Propositions such as automated document review packages, enhanced “know your client’”offerings, and data analysis/visualisation tools are now commonplace. Software has made a big impact on the delivery of legal services, and will continue to do so but we believe 2018 will be a year of “multipliers”.

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LChalmers