Rubina Khanom, Chartered Legal Executive and committee member of the Association of Asian Women Lawyers (AAWL), discusses the importance of diversity within the legal sector and how AAWL is committed to actively changing the legal landscape.
This year's World Mental Health Day theme is based around young people and mental health in a changing world, with a particular focus on the importance of building resilience. Leah Steele, former lawyer and founder of mentoring practice, Searching for Serenity, asks: "What does resilience mean to you?"
With the busyness and demands of modern life, we sometimes forget about the routine maintenance required to keep us running efficiently. Jim Ferran, a specialist in vulnerability training, explains that it's OK not to be OK.
While the methods of cyber attacks are many and ever increasing, they all boil down to only one or a combination of the two: taking advantage of a technological weakness or exploiting human error. Although we lack experts to protect our technology and the awareness (or interest) to minimise human error, it’s worth looking at our predicament through a different lens and find the silver lining to what some call an existential threat.
Understanding what drives consumers’ decision-making when choosing a firm is important; as is being aware of consumers’ experiences while using legal services. The Legal Services Consumer Panel take an annual look at this information through their Tracker Surveys. Findings from these surveys were published this month.