Contributors

Hannah is one of the Future of Law blog’s digital and technical editors. She graduated from Northumbria University with a degree in History and Politics and previously freelanced for News UK, before working as a senior news editor for LexisNexis.

Richard has practised as a commercial litigator for over 15 years and in that time has represented some of Scotland's leading businesses, individuals and public sector organisations in disputed matters. Richard has been praised by clients for his "clear, straightforward and sensible" legal advice (Chambers) and for his "ability to manage complex insolvency litigation" (Legal 500). He is a member of the Professional Negligence Lawyers' Association, is a solicitor-advocate and the lead commercial litigation tutor on the Diploma in Legal Practice at the University of Edinburgh.

Richard is recognised by The Legal 500 as an expert in intellectual property, commercial litigation and insolvency and corporate recovery.

Allison is a former partner of Shoosmiths, with extensive experience of legal management and practice compliance.
Amy is a content writer and marketing manager at LexisNexis. She previously worked as an independent writer and researcher, for clients such as, Unilever, Kantar TNS, The Soil Association, MasterCard and Lufthansa Airlines. She has written for national publications, including City A.M. and Financial IT. Amy now writes and plans editorial content for the LexisNexis blogs, campaigns and industry magazine features. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Italian and French from the University of Warwick.
About

LexisNexis Blogs

LexisNexis blogs provide thought leadership content, market updates, regulatory updates and law firm best practices for everyone from in-house counsel, to sole practitioners to the top law firms in the UK. Our aim is to provide in-depth insight and advice for a variety of legal practice areas, giving legal professionals the tools and insights they require to stay efficient, while also remaining up-to-date and in compliance with the law. The pages offer key stakeholders a view of the future of the legal profession, and the ability to research opportunities for law firms of all types and disciplines in a variable and changing marketplace.

Featured Articles
Featured Articles
Latest Articles
SA-1019-028 925x286 Restructuring and Insolvency 6
Restructuring and Insolvency

Another day, another high street retailer goes insolvent. It feels a bit like that at the moment, with Jessops, HMV and today Blockbusters all entering administration in...

SA-1019-028 925x286 Restructuring and Insolvency 4
Restructuring and Insolvency

Payday loans are getting a lot of attention at the moment. Following R3s recent survey, which revealed an estimated 8% of the adult population will be taking out payday...

SA-1019-028-925x286(1)Restructuring and Insolvency 3
Restructuring and Insolvency

http://vimeo.com/52992640 How far does the receiver’s duties go when selling assets, such as real estate? One independent valuation? Two independent valuations?...

SA-1019-028-925x286(1)Restructuring and Insolvency 9
Restructuring and Insolvency

Insolvency and expenses - an evolving issue. In recent months it has been the corporate insolvency court which has been the busiest. However, the bankruptcy court has...

SA-1019-028-925x286(1)Dispute_Resolution 11
Corporate Tax

Autumn statement 2012 – summary of announcements This is a summary of key announcements made in the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement on 5 December 2012. The Chancellor of...

SA-1019-028-925x286(wetransferprovided)1
Future of Law

When the last piece of the Legal Services Act jigsaw was put into place this year, some commentators likened the licensing of alternative business structures as a ‘Big...

SA-1019-028-925x286(wetransferprovided)1
Future of Law

On 20 November, 40 in-house lawyers came together for the inaugural Lexis In-house World Café event, hosted at Wragge & Co’s London offices. The topic of discussion...

SA-1019-028-925x286(wetransferprovided)1
Future of Law

In a fascinating article on the Co-op’s entry into legal services, Mark Stobbs looks at what the move means for the legal profession and the Co-op itself. Stobbs...

SA-1019-028 925x286 Future of Law 8
Future of Law

The In-house team at LexisNexis are holding a World Café on Tuesday 20 November to discuss the dark art of measuring the value of in-house legal teams. Measuring and...

SA-1019-028-925x286(wetransferprovided)9
Future of Law

By Simon Hetherington, Publisher - Halsbury's Laws of England The future of law is a big theme. It covers technology, how people work and how the legal profession is...

Blog
Why are high street retailers suffering?
Restructuring and Insolvency

Another day, another high street retailer goes insolvent. It feels a bit like that at the moment, with Jessops, HMV and today Blockbusters all entering administration in...

The danger of payday loans
Restructuring and Insolvency

Payday loans are getting a lot of attention at the moment. Following R3s recent survey, which revealed an estimated 8% of the adult population will be taking out payday...

Receiver’s duties when selling assets
Restructuring and Insolvency

http://vimeo.com/52992640 How far does the receiver’s duties go when selling assets, such as real estate? One independent valuation? Two independent valuations?...

Expenses in insolvency
Restructuring and Insolvency

Insolvency and expenses - an evolving issue. In recent months it has been the corporate insolvency court which has been the busiest. However, the bankruptcy court has...

A summary of the key business tax announcements made in the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement on 5th December 2012
Corporate Tax

Autumn statement 2012 – summary of announcements This is a summary of key announcements made in the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement on 5 December 2012. The Chancellor of...

ABS: not a Big Bang, more a slow boil.
Future of Law

When the last piece of the Legal Services Act jigsaw was put into place this year, some commentators likened the licensing of alternative business structures as a ‘Big...

Overworked and underrated? Take time out to reflect on your true value.
Future of Law

On 20 November, 40 in-house lawyers came together for the inaugural Lexis In-house World Café event, hosted at Wragge & Co’s London offices. The topic of discussion...

Risking Your Brand: the Co-op and the law
Future of Law

In a fascinating article on the Co-op’s entry into legal services, Mark Stobbs looks at what the move means for the legal profession and the Co-op itself. Stobbs...

The Value of In-House Legal Teams: A LexisNexis World Café Event
Future of Law

The In-house team at LexisNexis are holding a World Café on Tuesday 20 November to discuss the dark art of measuring the value of in-house legal teams. Measuring and...

Halsbury Legal Awards 2013 – celebrating what the law is all about
Future of Law

By Simon Hetherington, Publisher - Halsbury's Laws of England The future of law is a big theme. It covers technology, how people work and how the legal profession is...

Trending Topics