Year: 2018

DPS Software launch Online Training Academy

DPS Software is giving their users free and unlimited access to a range of online training videos as part of an “Online Training Academy”. The vidoes include Implementing GDPR, Integration with the Land Registry Portal and Setting Up Charts of Accounts as well as guides to using the DPS Practice Management, Case Management and Legal […]

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Wiltshire firm Bonallack and Bishop have provided free legal advice for 10,000 people

Bonallack and Bishop have been running a free drop-in surgery every Tuesday evening in Salisbury since June 2001. The initiative has expanded since then at the firm’s Amesbury office to provide a specialist family law drop-in surgery every Wednesday afternoon. Senior Partner, Tim Bishop, commented: “I’m really proud of our amazingly successful two legal surgeries […]

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LSSA provides a new white paper on data conversion

  The Legal Software Suppliers Association (LSSA) has published guidance for law firms and other users of legal software considering or undertaking a Data Conversion from one system to another. It details how the Data Conversion processes may vary, what should be expected of the new system supplier and the responsibilities of the current system […]

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New website on Irish law written for non-lawyers

Irish Legal Guide is a growing encyclopaedia of Irish law created by Paul McMahon of Irish law firm McMahon Legal. The Guide seeks to simplify the law and make it available to the public at large, presenting a concise but comprehensive overview of all areas of Irish law. It is not intended as a substitute […]

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CPD and continuing competence for 2018 – do it online now!

We can (again) help you complete your continuing competence requirements this year. Our Internet for Lawyers CPD 2018 competence service guides you, via online articles and exercises, through the legal resources and tools available, helps you understand the internet and the legal issues it raises and assists you in the practical application of internet services […]

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LEAP’s new Litigation Centre of Excellence

Delia Venables questions Christina Grzasko of LEAP about the firm’s new Litigation Centre of Excellence Q: What role do you believe technology can play in the delivery of litigation work? A: Litigation is a very public working space as you stand or fall in front of your peers and clients on your feet in court. […]

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New professional benchmark for software vendors

Legal Software Suppliers Association (LSSA) has introduced an enhanced code of conduct which all member companies have agreed to adhere to. This code of conduct is a commitment to law firms from LSSA member companies of the high standard of professional excellence they can expect to receive. The code is backed by the Association’s disciplinary […]

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Important blog on cyberlaw topics

TechnoLlama is a very powerful blog from Dr Andrés Guadamuz, Senior Lecturer in Intellectual Property Law at the University of Sussex and the editor in chief of the Journal of World Intellectual Property. The blog covers several Cyberlaw topics, with emphasis on open licensing, digital rights, software protection, virtual worlds, and llamas. He says “While […]

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A new portal for young people wishing to be lawyers

The Lawyers Portal is a newly launched site which provides free guides and events for aspiring lawyers, created by industry professionals in collaboration with leading law firms. The content is written by professional lawyers and education experts, with input from major law firms as well as professional bodies including The Bar Council, The Law Society […]

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