As the clock ticks towards Brexit, contingency planning is the order of the day for law firms and their bank clients
Globalisation may have made London banker to the planet, according to a recent New York Times editorial but, with Article 50 invoked, its position is under threat. As the clock ticks towards the March 2019 deadline for negotiating Britain’s exit from the the European Union, uncertainty abounds.
Tech leaders at top law firms discuss the issue giving managing partners sleepless nights
Technology provides law firms and their clients with an enormous upside, which they are uniformly keen to discuss. But first there is the significant, and less discussed, downside. “IT security is possibly the number one issue.
Virtually no group of British workers can be criticised without being able to respond. Whether through trade unions or professional associations, they have a collective voice in the media. Not so our judges. The nearest individuals to fulfil that role are Lord Thomas, the lord chief justice, and Liz Truss, the justice secretary. Yet neither is a full time advocate on their behalf. By convention, very few judges ever give interviews.