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Blog: Profession in peril? My review of ‘The Future of the Professions’

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

 

Blog: Thinking different: how diversity is fundamental to the pursuit of innovation

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

 

Blog: Partnership works – but not as we know it

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

 

Blog: Algorithms and legal rock, paper and scissors

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

 

Press Release: Pinsent Masons named most innovative law firm in Europe by the FT

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

 

Blog: Why the BBC was wrong about AI and lawyers – and driving instructors

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

 

Press Release: Pinsent Masons rolls out revamped bonus scheme

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

 

Press Release: Pinsent Masons acquires majority stake in cloud-based compliance venture

International law firm Pinsent Masons has announced that it is to acquire a majority stake in Cerico, the cloud-based compliance joint venture which it launched in conjunction with IT consultancy Campbell Nash two years ago. Pinsent Masons acquires majority stake in cloud-based compliance venture Cerico is a technology-driven solution that automates many of the compliance

24 Jul 2015

 

Blog: Time to get on board the data bus

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

 

Press Release: Pinsent Masons acquires majority stake in cloud-based compliance venture

International law firm Pinsent Masons has announced that it is to acquire a majority stake in Cerico, the cloud-based compliance joint venture which it launched in conjunction with IT consultancy Campbell Nash two years ago.

24 Jul 2015

 


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