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Discover the Secret to A Great Content Marketing Strategy for Your Law Firm

February 17, 2018 Law Practice

[Translate] Contribution below from Catherine Metcalf regarding secrets of a great content marketing strategy for your law firm. You can also read my colleague Dave Kerr’s expert insights on content marketing for law firms (from Moore Legal Technology). Content marketing is one of the smartest and most effective ways to attract more business to your law firm. Rather […]

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Top 3 Things to Know Before Making a Personal Injury Claim in England

February 8, 2018 Personal Injury Claims Law

[Translate] If you are considering making a personal injury claim in England, it is likely you will have some questions. This may be the first time you have ever dealt with a lawyer, never mind going through the claims process. However, there are some fundamental things you should be aware of before making a claim […]

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What to Do to Avoid Inheritance Disputes & How to Handle Them If They Occur

February 3, 2018 General Legal

[Translate] Contribution regarding avoiding inheritance disputes and the importance of having a valid will. When you are expecting an inheritance, it’s usually a positive thing that is the outcome of a successful life by a member of the family. They’ve made enough to not have spent it all and wanted to give it to their […]

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Why online legal information tools are essential for all trainees and newly qualified lawyers looking to excel

November 15, 2017 Law Practice

[Translate] Feature article on how online legal research and legal know-how solutions such as Practical Law and Westlaw UK can help you excel. With the legal market in the UK continuing to undergo significant changes, the career path of any aspiring lawyer is more uncertain than ever. Firms are demanding the best output from their […]

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WardBlawg expands legal guides and resources for legal consumers in the UK

July 30, 2017 General Legal

[Translate] At WardBlawg, our aim has always been to share useful legal information online. Across our various niche legal sector blawgs (including YouBlawg, LabourBlawg, PIClaimsBlawg, PropertyBlawg and more), we’ve now published and shared many thousands of legal articles. Now over 7 years since WardBlawg’s inception, we have published various additional legal guides, in addition to […]

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How and Why Law Firms should Transition from Paper to Digital

April 27, 2017 Law Practice

[Translate] With the legal services market continuing to evolve, clients are expecting modern technology and practices to be employed by law firms as standard. Yes, it may be hard to move away from old working practices, such as printing out every important email that hits your inbox, but being able to transition from a paper-based […]

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Personal Injury Leads for Sale (UK)? Need to Buy PI Domain Names or Websites?

February 6, 2017 Personal Injury Claims Law

[Translate] Do you generate personal injury claims leads for sale in the UK? (qualified PI leads). Are you needing to sell PI domain names or websites? Or are you wanting a long-term solution of buying online assets that will give you local, high quality, qualified accident claims enquiries that the personal injury solicitors in your […]

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Law Firm Associate Retention Tips: 3 Signs Your Associate Solicitor Plans to Leave!

August 12, 2016 Law Practice

[Translate] 3 Signs Your Associate Solicitor Plans to Leave! And How to Fix It… I’m pleased to welcome one of my new LinkedIn legal connections, Pamela DeNeuve, a Law Firm Strategist from the States, who helps retain & engage associates to increase law firm profits. Pamela pens this guest contribution sharing tips on how to […]

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#hackIT4justice: Legal ‘Hackathon’ will be hosted in Scotland

June 14, 2016 Law

[Translate] With advances in disruptive technologies and innovations and a continual seismic shift in the delivery of legal services, we’re now seeing the first legal ‘hackathon’ coming to Scotland. Organised by Legal Hackers Scotland and The Law Society of Scotland, and as publicised on the Law Society’s website here, the 48 hour event, running this […]

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Will 2016 be the year lawyers unleash their inner legal publishers?

January 9, 2016 Legal Advice Online

[Translate] In 2016, will we see more lawyers and legal professionals share useful legal advice and info online? Even today there is still so much legal knowledge in niche areas not available for free online (many legal textbooks only remain available to the public if they’re prepared to pay many thousands of pounds) and there’s […]

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The End of Business Cards for Lawyers?

July 13, 2015 Law Practice

[Translate] Do you find yourself handing out fewer business cards than you did ten years ago? You’re probably not alone. With lawyers turning more to LinkedIn, Twitter and other digital alternatives to connect with others (both business contacts and clients), there’s a very real case to say that in the US and UK, in the […]

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Social Media Strategies for UK Law Firms – Webinar Now Available

February 19, 2015 Social Media

[Translate] Following my blawg post here, my colleague Chris Davidson and I recently presented a 1 hour-long webinar on social media strategies in the legal sector with leading social media management dashboard company Hootsuite. It’s now available to watch for free. Click here to view. You can also look back through some of the tweets […]

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Will Speed Limit Reform Affect Road Deaths in the UK?

February 19, 2015 Criminal

[Translate] After years of discussion, the UK are to trial an 80mph speed limit on motorways through the start of 2015. This has been a topic discussed at length, with the increased speed limit hoped to reduce road deaths across the nation. As it stands, UK motorways are statistically the safest in Europe, with 2.0 […]

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Last Chance: Hootsuite Exclusive Webinar on Social Media Strategies for UK Lawyers

February 2, 2015 Social Media

[Translate] Leading social media management company Hootsuite are presenting an exclusive webinar on social media strategies in the legal sector, with particular focus on how UK law firms can achieve great social media results. Having been an avid power-user of Hootsuite since I started legal blogging back in 2010, I’m pleased to have been invited […]

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November Law Society Seminar For Scottish Law Firm Partners & Solicitors: 10% Off

November 7, 2014 Law Practice

[Translate] We are pleased to note that alongside one of the UK’s leading law firm consultants, Stephen Gold, our founder Gavin Ward and director of Moore Legal Technology, Chris Davidson, are presenting at an upcoming Law Society of Scotland event in Glasgow later this month (26 November 2014). For 3.5 hours of CPD at an […]

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Professional Practice LinkedIn Warning & Tip for Family Lawyers – Browse Privately

September 14, 2014 Family Law

[Translate] In my capacity as Operations Director at Moore Legal Technology I’ve been speaking to various family lawyers recently about all things online business. One discussion that came up recently was getting trainee/junior family law solicitors to do background research on the social media activities/profiles of partners of clients, particularly where it’s the partner of […]

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Avoiding the Excessive Reading Trap: How to Advance Your Legal Blogging

March 27, 2014 Blogging

[Translate] For lawyers, law students and the legal profession on reading too much, blogging not enough and nurturing your creativity in the social media age. “Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy […]

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Great Part-Time Opportunities for Law Graduates & Law Students in the UK

February 18, 2014 Legal Careers

[Translate] A team of my colleagues (predominantly lawyers) based in Glasgow has capacity to recruit up to 10 law graduates and law students for part-time roles offering relevant legal experience. You will receive expert guidance from the team on the required tasks and your main role will be to produce legal content for publication online […]

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Solicitors’ Negligence?: Lawyers Sued For Not Clarifying that Divorce Means End of Marriage

January 9, 2014 Family Law

[Translate] Rarely does a week go past these days without a frivolous legal claim being raised or brought to light. This week was no exception. David Allen Green captures this one in a succinct tweet (h/t @nearlylegal): Woman sues lawyers for not advising her that divorce would mean her marriage would end: para 4 of […]

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Evidence Thresholds for Making an Asbestos Claim

January 8, 2014 Compensation

[Translate] (US Law) Asbestos litigation is a growing area of tort law. With more than 27 million people in the United States having been exposed to asbestos in the workplace and over 100,000 deaths worldwide caused by asbestos-related diseases, there are at least 730,000 US lawsuits filed related to asbestos, many of which have been […]

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Law, Technology and Design

December 12, 2013 Legal Design

[Translate] Margaret Hagan recently shared on Twitter a great image she had created, with thoughts on law, technology and design. I retweeted, along with many others, but thought a short post on this would do the image more justice. For me, the key message is that there is so much that the internet and technology, […]

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Pain For Much Gain: Biggest Compensation Payouts

December 9, 2013 Compensation

[Translate] It might come as a surprise to learn just how common personal injury compensation claims are all around the world. From injuries suffered at work, to losses arising out of negligence or even a breach of contract, the laws surrounding compensation across the world are vast and encompass a huge variety of different scenarios […]

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How to make life easier for your loved ones once you’re gone

December 6, 2013 Law

[Translate] Thinking about your death is not something anyone like’s to do, however it is worth considering what will happen to your property and assets after you are gone. Often, such matters are left for your loved ones to deal with, but there are things you can do before you pass on that you can […]

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UK legislation and regulations to protect employees and employers

December 6, 2013 Employment

[Translate] In the UK, a series of pieces of legislation and regulations exist to protect employees and employers from injury in the workplace. Environmental legislation also exists to protect the environment and minimise impact from business processes. Most businesses in the UK are covered by these pieces of legislation, and failing to comply can result […]

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Calling All Law Graduates: Part Time/Full-Time Legal Drafting Jobs Available

November 7, 2013 Legal Careers

[Translate] Update at February 2014: the position has now been filled, but still happy for speculative enquiries to be made.  A team of my colleagues has capacity to recruit at least one law graduate to assist with a growing online legal business in the UK (jurisdictions include both Scotland and England). If you can write […]

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