How AI and analytics made the billable hour redundant

It has been blamed for blocking business development and for penalising efficiency, yet despite its drawbacks, the billable hour has managed to persist in the legal profession

Changing role of in-house lawyers

Senior in-house lawyers must deliver efficiency as well as legal excellence in an increasingly challenging corporate climate, writes Ben Rigby

Legal fees on trial

How lawyers charge clients is changing, but the billable hour refuses to die, as Edward Fennell reports