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My father, a retired priest, listens in wonder when my medical student son tells him about the latest research he’s seeing – and wonders what his own father, a surgeon who died before I was born, would have made of it all. The pace of change is astonishing, even with an underlying subject that hasn’t
18 Mar 2016
The success of Apple must in part be credited to its mantra that ‘inclusion inspires innovation’. In other words, different perspectives lead to more creative outcomes. At a time when law firms are striving for greater innovation and a fresh take on the delivery of legal services, the business case for greater inclusion has never
09 Mar 2016
The question of whether or not partnership is a sustainable model has existed for almost as long as partnership itself. However, the growth of technology and its ability to super-charge change has given the debate renewed vigour. With artificial intelligence and machine learning already becoming a reality, and a wave of innovation passing through the
09 Mar 2016
We know that experts are wise. And the concept of the wisdom of crowds can be traced back at least to Charles Darwin’s cousin’s musings about guessing the weight of oxen over a hundred years ago. But can algorithms be wise? And which is better? A human, an expert or a crowd? Who wins in
09 Mar 2016
International law firm Pinsent Masons has swept the board at the FT Innovative Lawyer Awards Europe, being named the most innovative law firm of 2015.
02 Oct 2015
Have you had a play with the BBC’s ‘Will a robot take your job?’ app? It’s part of a series they ran last week on intelligent machines. The app allows you to input your job, and it will then tell you what the chances are that your job will be carried out in the future by
24 Sep 2015
International law firm Pinsent Masons is piloting a re-vamped bonus scheme designed to encourage greater innovation and client engagement among its lawyers.
23 Sep 2015
The Death Star. That’s what former pro David Millar calls Team Sky’s giant, black team bus. There have been team buses on the Tour for years, but when Sky’s arrived, it was bigger, blacker and probably better. It’s all part of the improved platform Sky have brought to the Tour de France. The third P
24 Jul 2015
E.ON UK, one of the UK’s leading energy companies, and international law firm Pinsent Masons have won the keynote ‘Future of Legal Services Innovation’ award at the inaugural Legal Innovation awards.
29 May 2015
Lawyers like nothing more than a good argument. That’s one of the attractions of the job for us. And the arguments are raging over the role of technology in law and driving some of us into two camps: what I might call the Canutes, who are looking at the rising tide and saying that it
13 Mar 2015