New sites and resources

Legal start-up guide from Quill

With two new law firms launching every working day and the number set to rise in 2021, leading legal software provider Quill has published a new eBook to help entrepreneurs establish a successful business. The 15-Step Guide to Starting Your Own Law Firm covers everything that start-ups need to consider to get up and running—from […]

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How can firms achieve commercial success in the post-pandemic world?

Commercial success is the driving force for ambitious law firms and, speaking to our clients, it’s no surprise many have a renewed determination to re-evaluate current business practices and strategies in the wake of Covid-19. There has never been a better time to build on lessons of the past year, using technology to support agile […]

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Legal technology guide from Quill

With 74 per cent of senior UK partners looking to invest more in technology, and with 2020 having presented one of the biggest technological infrastructure challenges in living memory, Quill has published a new eBook to help practice managers invest in the technologies which will bring the most benefits to their law firms. Quill’s Guide […]

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LinkedIn for law webinar: a step-by-step guide for partners

The second in the four-part “Quill uncovers” webinar series continues at 1pm on Tuesday 10th August with the all-important subject of using LinkedIn for the business of law. As the platform for professional networking and marketing, you can’t afford to miss these valuable insights from LinkedIn gurus. A lot happens on LinkedIn. People post updates, […]

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The Digital Solicitor Podcast

The Digital Solicitor Podcast promotes and explores the benefits of digitisation 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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