New sites and resources

The Digital Solicitor Podcast

The Digital Solicitor Podcast promotes and explores the benefits of digitalisation within legal services, informing and inspiring the listener to be innovative through topical discussion. The first podcast, Legal Aid in a Pandemic, is a deep dive into key issues in these extraordinary of times with Richard Miller, head of the Justice Team at the […]

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15 ways to get free legal advice

Barrister Daniel Barnett is highly regarded for his employment and HR law expertise, representing both employers and employees. He offers an impressive range of free services: His long-established Employment Law Bulletin, issued 2 or 3 times a week, covers new legislation and important employment law cases as soon as they come out. From his website […]

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Internet Newsletter for Lawyers November/December 2020

In the latest issue of Internet Newsletter for Lawyers: Data protection – Eduardo Ustaran of Hogan Lovells considers the key data protection challenges we will face in 2021 Employee monitoring – Joanne Frears and Belinda Lester of Lionshead Law consider the use of employee monitoring software Algorithms – Will Richmond-Coggan of Freeths discusses who is […]

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Free webinars from barristers’ chambers

Thanks to Nigel Parker of Crosse & Crosse Solicitors who has alerted us to several sources of free webinars from barristers’ chambers offering updates in their specialist fields: 1 Chancery Lane offer free weekly webinars. These cover a whole range of current topics. Each week the speakers answer any questions from users. These can be […]

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Internet Newsletter for Lawyers September/October 2020

The latest issue of the Internet Newsletter for Lawyers is now published. In this issue: Social media – Shireen Smith asks “Is social media even worth it?” and suggests how you can build your brand with social media Facial recognition – Chrysilla de Vere of Clarkslegal considers the recent CA judgment on police use of […]

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FutureLearn / Law

FutureLearn provide structured online learning courses in partnership with hundreds of universities and other bodies. These cover all subject areas and range from short courses, through professional accreditation programmes, to university degrees. Courses are divided into “weeks” of prescribed activities. You can learn by watching videos, listening to audio and reading articles. Many of these […]

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Internet Newsletter for Lawyers July/August 2020

In the latest issue of the Internet Newsletter for Lawyers. Remote hearings – Paul Magrath of the ICLR considers how remote hearings have developed under lockdown and the effects on open justice Remote working – Alex Heshmaty asks two lawyers about the opportunities and challenges of remote working Hackathons – Matthew Terrell of vLex Justis […]

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SCL Student Bytes

SCL Student Bytes is an online content hub covering technology law, policy and regulation; and LawTech/LegalTech. It is run by and aimed at students and recent graduates interested in pursuing a career in law. Student Bytes is part of the SCL student programme. As well as ongoing contributed content there is a Glossary and an […]

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Internet Newsletter for Lawyers May/June 2020

The latest issue of the Internet Newsletter for Lawyers is now published. In this issue: Gill Steel of LawSkills explains how to optimise learning and development with technology Alex Heshmaty asks two expert lawyers about the implications of using tech to defeat Covid-19 Brian Inkster of Inksters describes how the firm adapted to being lock-down […]

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TL;DR – showcasing the best in legal design

TL;DR is a new resources site published by Emily Albon of The City Law School which showcases the best in legal design: “As law teachers we should be incorporating design principles into our work; in terms of how we present our teaching resources to our students, but also in terms of preparing them for their […]

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