|David Leonard says the most effective way to deliver legal services may include sending work that isn’t core to Big Law to someone else.|
Monday, 21 March 2016 09:00 Written by Jennifer Brown
|Sana Halwani says the intent of a recent pro bono effort was to achieve some certainty on gene patents.|
Monday, 14 March 2016 09:46 Written by Renato Pontello
A key role of in-house legal counsel is to decide when, why, and where to farm out legal work. At times, the appropriate and most efficient thing to do is to retain the work in-house. In other instances, necessity dictates it be referred out; however, the selection of external legal advisors can be fraught with conflict.
Monday, 29 February 2016 10:17 Written by Jennifer Brown
Monday, 22 February 2016 10:21 Written by Jennifer Brown
|Brian Radnoff says a letter of reference from an MP for someone before the courts could be seen as a member of the government trying to influence the court.|
Recently, an esteemed colleague of mine wrote on her Facebook page that a successful senior lawyer told her, in discussing the difficulties experienced by articling students in finding placements, that if students are alumni from specific Canadian law schools, their likelihood of future success was minimal, and that their investment in their legal education was not worth it.
Monday, 15 February 2016 09:00 Written by Jennifer Brown