A smaller IT revolution

Weighing up the pros and cons of a particular practice management system is one of the most critical decisions a small firm can make. Yet despite the benefits, a dearth of IT resources can make implementing such a system challenging, reports Joanna Goodman Much attention is being given to legal technology innovation, but with very few…

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Innovation versus protection – are post-termination restrictive covenants still justified in a technology driven world?

By Catriona Watt This article first appeared on the website of the Employment and Industrial Relations Law Committee of the Legal Practice Division of the International Bar Association, and is reproduced by kind permission of the International Bar Association, London, UK. © 2018 International Bar Association. Striking the balance Striking the right balance between an…

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Homophobia at work claims nearly double over past year

The number of gay people claiming to have suffered homophobic discrimination at work has almost doubled over the past year. Employment tribunal cases of alleged discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation rose from 203 in 2016-2017 to 377 last year. Original article published in The Times: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/homophobia-at-work-claims-nearly-double-over-past-year-7267wg8hk

Women make up just 14% of partners at UK private equity firms and hedge funds

Slow progress in increasing diversity despite government encouragement. Concern that focus on gender pay gap could encourage claims Just 14% of partners at hedge funds, private equity firms and other financial services partnerships are women, according to an analysis of data provided by the FCA to Fox & Partners, the partnership law specialists. The low…

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Caroline Field Named in Management Today 35 Under 35 Top Business Women

Fox & Partners partner Caroline Field has been included in the prestigious Management Today 35 Under 35 listing of “the UK’s most exceptional young businesswomen”.  The listing recognises Caroline’s achievements both in the legal field and in successfully taking over the ownership and management of Fox & Partners, alongside Catriona Watt and Dean Fuller.   The…

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