Lex Chat

Lex Chat

For lawyers, on the go, this podcast takes you on a deep dive into hot topics affecting the legal profession. Join our expert hosts, based at Lexis House in London, who discuss key legal news and provide you with clear insights and guidance.

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    The diversity series - Christina Blacklaws

    Episode 4 of our diversity series sees us speak with Christina Blacklaws, President of the Law Society on women and gender in the legal profession. In this podcast, Christina shares her journey into the profession, from joining an all-women’s practice to her role as Law Society President today. We also unearth key issues such as unconscious bias towards women in the profession and the impact of the #metoo movement.

    The diversity series takes a look at the journeys of 4 legal professionals and uncovers the truths behind why diversity is such a 'hot topic' in the legal sector today.

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    The diversity Series - Robin White

    Episode 3 of our diversity series sees us speak with Robin White, trans barrister and employment and discrimination advocate at Old Square Chambers. In this podcast, Robin shares her journey into the legal profession, the barriers she's faced and overcome, alongside exploring her sense of identity.

    The diversity series takes a look at the journeys of 4 legal professionals and uncovers the truths behind why diversity is such a 'hot topic' in the legal sector today.

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    The diversity series - Ranjit Sond

    Episode 2 of our diversity series sees us speak with Ranjit Sond, solicitor and visiting lecturer at BPP, about his journey into the legal profession, the barriers he's faced and seen, as well as his work as President of the Society of Asian Lawyers. The diversity series takes a look at the journeys of 4 legal professionals and uncovers the truths behind why diversity is such a 'hot topic' in the legal sector today.

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    The diversity series - Paulette Mastin

    Episode 1 of our diversity series sees us speak with Paulette Mastin, council at Linklaters and chair of the Black Solicitor's Network, about her journey into the legal profession, the barriers she's faced and seen, as well as how she thinks the profession is being shaped by diversity. This series takes a look at the journeys of 4 legal professionals and uncovers the truths behind why diversity is such a 'hot topic' in the legal sector today.

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    The eyeWitness project

    We speak to Wendy Betts about the development of the eyeWitness Project and how it is being used to prevent human rights atrocities today.

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    Merry Christmas

    We thank all of our listeners and subscribers for their support since our launch. From us here at Lex Chat have a very Merry Christmas.

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    Scottish civil litigation reform

    We speak to John MacKenzie about the recent Scottish civil litigation reforms. We also looked at how the reforms are in competition with English Courts, their impact on access to justice and what they mean in terms of Brexit.

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    Adtech and the law

    We speak to Sacha Wilson about advertising technology and the law.

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    The UK Energy Sector - what the future holds

    In this episode we take a deeper dive into the future of the UK energy sector by sitting with Gareth Miller from Cornwall Insights. We discuss how data and the intelligent management of energy demand will shape the future of the energy landscape.

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    Autonomous Vehicles and the Law

    We speak to Lucy McCormick about autonomous vehicles and the law. What do we mean by driverless cars and how will they impact liability, insurance, cyber-security and how is the UK government responding to the future?

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