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Interview with LegalPD (Sweet & Maxwell/Thomson Reuters): Social Media for Legal Professionals

July 23, 2013 Lawyers Who Tweet

I was recently interviewed alongside my colleague Stephen Moore from Moore Legal Technology and a range of other lawyers and legal social media champions for a video by LegalPD (Sweet & Maxwell / Thomson Reuters). Among those interviewed included legal blogging (‘blawging’) champions Adam Wagner (barrister) and Brian Inkster (solicitor), IP lawyer Shireen Smith, employment […]

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Scottish Young Lawyers’ Association Annual Conference 2011

June 30, 2011 Lawyers Who Tweet

The Scottish Young Lawyers’ Association (SYLA) held their annual conference on 24 June 2011 at The Corinthian Hotel in Glasgow. The conference featured speakers expert in many areas of the legal profession.

I was invited, alongside Philip Knight of Biggart Baillie and Brian Inkster of Inksters, to speak on social media and how it can help young lawyers advance their careers. Unfortunately I missed the morning’s speakers, the reason being that I had a conflicting meeting to attend that morning with a lawyer, which meeting was coincidentally brought about because of Twitter.

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Next Legal Tweetup in the UK: Vote Now!

March 24, 2011 Law Practice

Pursuant to the success of the #Lex2011Tweetup in London last week, it has been proposed among the UK’s legal twitterati elite that a second tweetup of a similar scale should take place later this year.

In that respect, it would be helpful if those who are wishing to attend could indicate their preference in the short survey below.

Best wishes and hope to see you later in the year.

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Google Search Going Social

February 25, 2011 Lawyers Who Tweet

Although founded back in 2009, Google has now launched major updates to its Social Search, which integrates information from Twitter, Flickr and Quora in searches.

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WardblawG’s Top 10 tips for law firms and lawyers on twitter

February 15, 2011 Lawyers Who Tweet

Below are my top 10 twitter tips for law firms and solicitors looking to get the most from twitter. There are many more detailed tips that could be shared, but for the firms and lawyers starting out or looking to improve their social media presence and capabilities to expand their professional network and develop more business, these should be an ideal starting point which should hopefully a love-love relationship with the social media world.

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Trainee Lawyer Tips: The Eleven Commandments

January 24, 2011 General Legal

In a former life I was a trainee solicitor at one of the biggest commercial law firms in Scotland. Below are eleven commandments which it would have been useful to follow from day one. If you have any queries, please contact me at gavin@wardblawg.com

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