Archive for October, 2014

Lawyers and Social Media + Personal Branding for Law Students

16/10/2014

… … I gave a talk today on Lawyers and Social Media to the students on the Diploma in Legal Practice at the University of Glasgow School of Law. My talk emphasised the importance of personal branding for young lawyers which can and should start whilst still law students. I pointed out that lawyers had to tell the […]

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Posted in Blawging, Law Blogs, Social Media and the Law, Twitter 4 Comments »

Law Smash: Lawyers do stand-up comedy

11/10/2014

… On 9 October 2014 I was in London for Law Smash. Nine people associated with the law in one way or another took to the stage at the basement bar in the Star of Kings to do stand-up comedy for the first time. The comedians for the night (pictured above from left to right […]

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Posted in Law and Comedy 2 Comments »

Tods Murray is no more – Another Scottish law firm bites the dust

04/10/2014

… It was very sad to hear of the demise yesterday of another well known Scottish law firm. Tods Murray was formed in 1856 and by 2014 was ranked the 14th top Scottish law firm by The Lawyer based on turnover of £12.4 million. The Scotsman reported in January 2014 that Tods Murray grew its pre-tax profits to […]

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Posted in Law Firm Mergers 21 Comments »