54 episodes

The Legal 500 Podcast brings together insights from over 30 years of market-leading research and content, updates and advice from our editors, and appearances from influential members of the legal community.

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    • 3.8 • 6 Ratings

The Legal 500 Podcast brings together insights from over 30 years of market-leading research and content, updates and advice from our editors, and appearances from influential members of the legal community.

    Legal 500 podcast: Liz Dux part 1

    Legal 500 podcast: Liz Dux part 1

    Will Tolcher, Global Bar Editor of The Legal 500, speaks to Liz Dux, chambers director of Littleton Chambers. This, the first part of a two-part episode, covers Liz's career before the world of chambers management: private practice as a solicitor, becoming an equity partner at Russell Jones and Walker, which became part of Slater and Gordon, focussing on personal injury work including for survivors of child sexual abuse by prominent figures such as Jimmy Savile. Will and Liz discuss her route to the legal profession, the challenges of team leadership when handling challenging work, and handling litigation in the public eye. This episode includes frank discussion of her role in high-profile child sexual abuse cases.

    • 37 min
    Legal 500 Podcast: Sara George

    Legal 500 Podcast: Sara George

    Will Tolcher, Global Bar Editor of The Legal 500, speaks to Sara George, Sidley Austin's lead crisis management and strategic response lawyer in Europe and vice-chair of the Employed Barristers Committee of the Bar Council. Will and Sara discuss Sara's journey from a criminal chambers in London, through the Financial Services Authority and elite English firms through to partnership at a US firm, as well as the role of employed barristers across public service and the private sector in the UK.

    • 40 min
    The Legal 500 Podcast: Jeetander Dulani: ‘Woke Antitrust’ and the future of antitrust law

    The Legal 500 Podcast: Jeetander Dulani: ‘Woke Antitrust’ and the future of antitrust law

    Barnaby speaks to Jeetander Dulani, an antitrust partner at Stinson LLP, about recent and upcoming trends in antitrust law, including the Biden Administration’s new merger rules, the policy of 'litigation over regulation' amid shifts towards alternative theories of harm in merger challenges, debate over the policy of 'woke antitrust', and diversity in the US antitrust bar.

    • 24 min
    The Legal 500 Podcast: Iain Quirk KC part 2

    The Legal 500 Podcast: Iain Quirk KC part 2

    Will Tolcher, global Bar editor of The Legal 500, speaks to Iain Quirk KC, a King's Counsel at Essex Court Chambers and co-founder of pinqDR - a law tech start-up aiming to bring the same legal underpinning of heavyweight international arbitration to a broader class of disputes through innovations in technology and arbitral rules.

    The second part of this two-part podcast delves into the career trajectory of self-employed barristers as a foundation for launching law tech start-ups. Our discussion extends to various topics such as law tech and litigants in person, remote and paperless hearings, and the international prospects of pinqDR. Additionally, we explore managing disputes throughout the lifespan of a business relationship.

    • 29 min
    The Legal 500 Podcast: Iain Quirk KC part 1

    The Legal 500 Podcast: Iain Quirk KC part 1

    Will Tolcher, global bar editor of The Legal 500, speaks to Iain Quirk KC, a King's Counsel at Essex Court Chambers and co-founder of pinqDR - a lawtech start-up aiming to bring the same legal underpinning of heavyweight international arbitration to a broader class of disputes through innovations in technology and arbitral rules.

    The first of this two-part episode looks at Iain's route to silk at the commercial bar, the genesis of pinqDR, how its rules work for users and the use of generative AI at the bar. 

    • 32 min
    The Legal 500: Angela Jackman

    The Legal 500: Angela Jackman

    Max Hammer speaks to Angela Jackman KC, a partner at Irwin Mitchell, about the current challenges of the SEND framework and on government proposals for reform. Angela has a wealth of experience in special educational needs, having represented parents and young people in this area for over two decades. She co-authors the Legal Action Group education law updates and regularly speaks at public events on education law. Over the years, Angela has contributed to numerous responses to government consultations on education law.

    • 36 min

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