CPD Courses by Delia Venables and Nick Holmes

A range of online training materials to keep you up to date with the legal web.
The key legal resources online, legal issues related to the internet, and how to make the most of the legal web.

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Note: these 2013 courses have been reaccredited by the BSB for use in 2014. Our new 2014 courses will be published in the summer.
logo saying NEW Legal Web Developments 2013 a new course for barristers and solicitors by Nick Holmes and Delia Venables
(All new material). You can gain 5 CPD hours from the Bar Standards Board or the Solicitors Regulation Authority.
  • Keeping up to date with legislation and case law - contributions from several independent legal publishers
  • Developments in government online - getting to grips with the (ever changing) GOV.UK
  • Developments in justice online - the Justice web site and developments in online dispute resolution
  • Key legal resources for all lawyers - and also specific resources in criminal, family, property and civil
  • Getting the most from technology and the web, with DropBox, Surface, Skype, Google Drive and Chromebook
  • logo saying NEW Legal Web Issues 2013 a new course for barristers and solicitors by Nick Holmes and Delia Venables
    (All new material). You can gain 5 CPD hours from the Bar Standards Board or the Solicitors Regulation Authority.
  • Information law issues and press regulations (for web publishers and bloggers)
  • Cloud computing issues - particularly data protection issues - do not let the hype cloud your judgment
  • Digital media issues - themes shaping the legal agenda
  • Social media and the courts and the misuse of social media by employees
  • Access to judgments, efforts to bring the statute book up to date and the "Good Law" initiative
  • logo saying NEW Solicitors and the Internet 2013 - a new course for solicitors by Nick Holmes and Delia Venables (all new material).
    You can gain 5 CPD hours from the Solicitors Regulation Authority (not the BSB).
  • Competition in the legal market – new “brands” and groups of firms as well as DIY Law and Direct Access Barristers.
  • Some innovative ways to improve the way that a firm runs the “business” by using client feedback effectively, re-engineering the work process and becoming at least a bit virtual.
  • Ways to improve a firm’s web site by being accessible to different types of device and by using news pages and blogs.
  • How Pay Per Click works and whether you can afford it; and whether solicitors can learn something from retailers.
  • Practical issues of cloud systems for lawyers – how and when to get into the cloud and issues to consider.
  • Cloud systems used by everyone (not just lawyers).
  • These courses are purchased online from Nick Holmes' infolaw site.

  • The usual method of paying is by credit card or debit card but other payment methods can also be used, including sending a cheque.

  • These courses can be taken right up until the end of the year, right up to New Year's Eve (preferably not quite as late as that, but...)

  • Very inexpensive! Each course costs £80 plus VAT and qualifies for 5 CPD hours. A multiple use licence, enabling up to 5 people to obtain the CPD, costs £200 plus VAT for each course. There is a special combo price for any two of the courses, purchased at the same time, of £120 plus VAT; £300 plus VAT for a multi-use licence.

  • Do them in your own time, whenever you like, wherever you like (even on holiday?)

  • Learn about what is available for lawyers on the Internet and how to use the resources online. Find out about the key legal issues relating to the internet. Find out how to get the best out of the legal web yourself.

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

  • Developments in the Legal Web 2012 (for barristers and solicitors)
  • Legal Web Issues 2012 (for barristers and solicitors)
  • Solicitors and the Internet 2012 (just for solicitors)
  • Legal Web Resources 2011 (for barristers and solicitors)
  • Legal Web Issues 2011 (for barristers and solicitors)
  • Making the Most of the Legal Web 2011 (for solicitors only)
  • Beginner's Guide to the Internet for Lawyers 2010 (for barristers and solicitors)


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