LawTech Camp London 2012: In Tweets

In my last post I reviewed LawTech Camp London 2012. I finished that post with a promise to do a follow up post highlighting tweets from the Conference. I find tweeting at conferences a good way to record salient points for future reference and often it results in widening the debate amongst others who are…

LawTech Camp London 2012 Reviewed: Time to Push

  I have been to a couple of legal technology conferences already this year (LawTech Futures 2012 and Lex2012) but the recent LawTech Camp London 2012 stood out from those as somewhat unique in its format and content. The Conference was organised by and a collaboration between Michigan State University, University of Westminster Law School,…

Social Media and Legal Action: themeet140 Debate

… I had the privilege of being invited, along with with Matt Roper (STVs digital news editor), onto the panel of the inaugural themeet140 debate show. This was hosted on 23 May by 29 Studios (who filmed the debate) with Michelle Rodger directing questions and challenging the audience. The topic for discussion was: Should comments…

QualitySolicitors in Scotland

… This month the Journal of the Law Society of Scotland is contained within a pink and black wrapper announcing that “QualitySolicitors comes to Scotland”. Apparently, QualitySolicitors are “currently selecting Partner Firms ahead of a summer launch of the brand in Scotland”. QualitySolicitors have of course already been here before. My firm, Inksters, was the…

Travels through the Blawgosphere #1 (Innovation in Law)

… In my last post I announced that I planned a new series: Travels through the Blawgosphere. Well here it begins with Episode #1. The theme of this first Episode is Innovation in legal practice. Where better to start on Innovation and the law than with a blog post by Stephen Allen aka LexFuturus. Stephen…

QualitySolicitors TV Adverts and The Apprentice

… QualitySolicitors recently launched their new ‘John Lewis style’ TV advert during the ‘Dancing on Ice’ final. This is part of a £15 million advertising campaign following Palamon Capital Partners investing a ‘significant’ sum of private equity in QualitySolicitors that saw it gain a majority shareholding in the company. There has been a fair bit…

100,000 Legal Tweets

This past week @CharonQC achieved a major Twegal (or Tweeting Legal for those that prefer) milestone (although he joked with Antonin Pribetic that it was perhaps a millstone) when he tweeted his 100,000th tweet. I thought this event should not go undocumented. Here it is:- Those that know Charon QC will know that it is…

#Lex2012Tweetup: The First Anniversary Twegals Tweetup

… In 4 weeks time (Tuesday 24 April 2012) Linda Cheung and I will reunite to co-host the Lex 2012 Tweetup. Large London #TwegalTweetups or #TweetingLegals as they have become known (I think for those who are adverse to the term Twegals – bring it back I say!) started life over a year ago when…