Managing The Law: A Blog About Legal Matters

The Benefits of Working For A Large Law Firm

As a newly qualified lawyer, you may be debating whether to try for a position in a large law firm or a smaller, family owned practice.  Starting your career in a large organisation has many advantages; here's some helpful information about just a few of the benefits that you might want to bear in mind when making your choice. High salaries The largest firms offer the highest remuneration for legal professionals.   Read More...

Collaborate Your Way To Commercial Dispute Resolution

Collaborative dispute resolution is a legal concept that allows business entities to avoid the court process in their attempts to settle a commercial dispute. This is often done through mediation and negotiation. The main advantage of this concept is that it allows conflicting parties to cut down on the costs commonly associated with court battles. However, this is not the only reason why you should consider a collaborative process for your commercial dispute.   Read More...

Reasons to Consider Signing a Prenuptial Agreement

Getting married to someone is a legal contract that you are committing yourself to. However, some couples tend to neglect signing a prenuptial agreement, as they think its takes out the romance from marital bliss. However, just as you would have to sign a contract when getting into business with someone, you should also consider protecting yourself when getting into a marriage with someone else. With the rising rate of divorces, you would be better off being safe rather than sorry.   Read More...

How Your Teen Child "In a Bad Place" Can Overturn Their DUI Charge

As a parent, finding out that your teenage child has received a charge for driving under the influence (DUI) can be heartbreaking. It's even more heartbreaking when you know your child is a good person who's simply in a bad place mentally. You know that a criminal conviction could tarnish your child's life forever, but how can you save them from this verdict? Thankfully, there are laws in place to ensure that people who need treatment rather than punishment don't face a fine or jail time.   Read More...

Plea bargains explained

The common assumption among the population is that every criminal arrest leads to a trial, where the prosecution takes the defendant to court and provides solid evidence to prove that the defendant actually committed the criminal offense (like drug trafficking) and gets a conviction. However, that doesn't occur as often as thought. The fact is a lot of criminal cases can be resolved through plea bargains. If you're facing criminal charges, you can talk to your criminal attorney about this option.   Read More...