Author: Joanne Frears and Belinda Lester

Joanne Frears is IP & Technology Leader at Lionshead Law. She advises innovation clients on commercial and IP matters and is a regular speaker on future law. Email Twitter @techlioness. Belinda Lester is the founder of Lionshead Law, a virtual law firm specialising in employment, immigration, commercial and technology law. She specialises in employment law. Email Twitter @lionsheadlaw.

Employee monitoring software: is it legal?

For most law firms time recording constructs and the idea of annual billable hours have always meant that “productivity” could be monitored. Any of the managing partner’s typical calls to action of “you’re not billing enough” or “your time recording is down” can be justified where fee-earners have to account for every minute. Even if […]

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