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Access to law and resources 2015 - 5 hours CPD

This course looks at recent developments in access to law and justice via the internet as well as some new and established online legal resources.

1. Access to law
1.1 Developments at legislation.gov.uk by John Sheridan
1.2 Maintaining access to public legal information by Paul Magrath
1.3 A new standard in legal research by Alistair King

2. Access to justice
2.1 Access to justice through technology by Timothy Hill
2.2 Promoting public understanding of the law by Paul Magrath
2.3 ODR for low value civil claims by Judith Townend

3. Legal resources
3.1 Mootis by Bill Braithwaite
3.2 The new emplaw online by Claire Perry
3.3 Academic and library resources by Delia Venables
3.4 Apps for lawyers by Alex Heshmaty

These courses can be purchased online from Nick Holmes' infolaw site.

Internet Legal Issues 2015 - 5 hours CPD

This course explains important internet concepts for lawyers and looks at recent developments in internet law and legal issues relating to websites.

1. Understanding the internet
1.1 The Internet of Things by Nick Holmes
1.2 Drones for lawyers by Alex Heshmaty
1.3 The sharing economy by Nick Holmes
1.4 The Deep Web by Alex Heshmaty

2. Internet law
2.1 The new Information Law and Policy Centre by Judith Townend
2.2 Do we remember the point of the “right to be forgotten”? by Paul Bernal
2.3 Know your client: checking for sanctions by Loyita Worley

3. Website legal issues
3.1 Take care when users post on your website by Richard Best
3.2 SEO: law and good practice by Mike Scutt
3.3 Bidding on competitors’ trade marks in AdWords by Shireen Smith
3.4 VAT on cross-border digital services by Nick Holmes

These courses can be purchased online from Nick Holmes' infolaw site.

Our new CPD Provider ID number for the BSB is 1277

Solicitors and the Internet 2015 - 6 hours CPD for solicitors

This course looks at how the internet is continuing to change the way that solicitors work with different types of organisation and new types of software.

1. New types of law firm
1.1 Setting up a commercial firm on a virtual model by Christian Browne
1.2 A direct access ABS enabled by technology by Paul Richmond

2. Software approaches for the firm
2.1 New cloud systems for lawyers by Allan Carton and Frank Manning
2.2 The importance of Client Relationship Management (CRM) by Sue Bramall
2.3 Document quality and automation in the cloud by Ann Hemming
2.4 The paperless office – dream or reality? by Richard Hugo-Hamman

3. Making the most of the firm’s website
3.1 Getting to know Google Analytics by Catherine Bailey
3.2 The importance of content marketing by Chris Davidson
3.3 Why customer reviews are so important by Daniel Kidd
3.4 Google’s mobile friendly update(s) by Susan Hallam

4. How lawyers are using social media
4.1 Colin Yeo, barrister in chambers
4.2 Mark Gould, legal knowledge management consultant
4.3 Bill Jones, chairman of a solicitors LLP

These courses can be purchased online from Nick Holmes' infolaw site.

The courses below are no longer being sold but are included here for reference.

  • Guide to Legal Web Resources 2014 (for barristers and solicitors)
  • Guide to Legal Web Issues 2014 (for barristers and solicitors)
  • Social media and ebusiness for Solicitors 2014 (just for solicitors)

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