New sites and developments

Internet Newsletter for Lawyers March/April 2019

In the latest issue of the Internet Newsletter for Lawyers: Copyright – Simon Stokes of Blake Morgan looks at how copyright law is being challenged by disruptive technologies like AI and blockchain Online dispute resolution – Graham Ross of ODR training sees smart settlement tools as an opportunity for mediators Remote working – Shireen Smith […]

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ICLR launch legal information research and development space

The Incorporated Council of Law Reporting, official publisher of the authorised law reports of judgments decided in England and Wales has launched ICLR&D, a legal information research and development lab based at their London offices. The Lab is a dedicated environment for exploring and improving the entire primary law eco-system, with a particular focus on […]

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Internet Newsletter for Lawyers January/February 2019

In the latest issue of the Internet Newsletter for Lawyers: Social media – Paul Bernal examines why privacy is the key to Facebook’s fake news problem Social media – Alex Heshmaty and Nick Holmes consider how lawyers can make good use of the enigmatic Twitter SEO – Eleanor Reynolds of Hallam Internet describes 10 simple […]

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ICLR Knowledge

ICLR Knowledge demystifies the legal system

ICLR have added a new Knowledge section to their website, alongside their case law platform ICLR.3 and the long-established Weekly Notes blog. Launched in late 2018, the Knowledge section is aimed at both students and practitioners, or even interested members of the public, with articles about the legal system and law reporting. The content, which […]

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Linklaters expands its suite of blogs

Linklaters is gradually expanding its suite of blogs devoted to key practice areas, with two more added in 2018. The suite now includes five blogs: ArbitrationLinks, EmploymentLinks, TradeLinks, DigiLinks and FintechLinks. The latter four blogs sit within the Insights area of its website which provides access to Linklaters publications, news and events for all industry […]

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The new Venables Legal Resources site launches

Today marks the relaunch of Delia Venables’ Legal Resources website. First published in 1995 when the legal web was in its infancy, it has grown continually in scope and size and now contains several hundred pages of listings, describing tens of thousands of websites. It remains one of the most useful legal portal sites on […]

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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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