Lawyers Weekly editor Angela Priestley looks back at ten years of publishing legal news.
Much has changed in the profession since Lawyers Weekly published its first issue on 9 June 2000, but then plenty of things have stayed the same. Angela Priestley looks at the highs, lows of the firms and the industry since 2000.
In our first instalment "From the vault" we revisit the key events from the turn of the 21st century... from the very first issue, to the fallout from September 11, 2001, to the rumour mill of mergers and more... see which events shaped the legal industry over the past decade: Click here to revisit a decade of legal news in our LW500 slideshow.
We take a look at some surprising stats concerning the legal industry from the year 2000.
The early days of Lawyers Weekly provided plenty of commentary on the initial attempts by law firms at website design. Thankfully, law firms now turn to experts for help... We revisit some early reviews of firm websites from mid-2000: