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Law School Under Fire for Training Handbook Guidance

April 24, 2018 Law School

[Translate] BPP University Law School has unwittingly found itself at the centre of a media storm after leading legal news portal Legal Cheek revealed the contents of a handbook that the law school issues to trainee barristers to help them prepare for their advocacy assessments. Conservative Approach to Clothing The handbook apparently sets out in […]

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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 / probate 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 […]

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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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How to start a law blog (2020 update): choosing domain names and WordPress hosting

February 14, 2017 Starting a law blog

[Translate] When I first started blogging, my first blog, Scots Law Blog, was created using WordPress.com. The resulting domain name was not a standalone one, but instead was in the form of x.wordpress.com (known technically as a ‘subdomain’ of wordpress.com). This was okay for me starting off and it did have its advantages, as noted […]

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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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