Future Law

LawTech Futures 2013 Reviewed: The one with the neocortex

Posted by on 07/05/2013 at 7:51 am

… LawTech Futures 2013 was billed as the biggest legal technology event in Europe. It was a joint venture by Netlaw Media and Charles Christian held on 30th April in the QEII Conference Centre in London. With 40 expert presenters, 3 presentation stages, 800 attendees and displays by over 60 legal technology suppliers it was […]

Tomorrow’s Lawyers – Reviewed

Posted by on 07/04/2013 at 7:54 pm

… I remember enjoying the TV series The Tomorrow People. It gave (in the 1970s) a glimpse of a possible future where the next stage of human evolution (Homo superior) had emerged. Now, with Tomorrow’s Lawyers, Richard Susskind does that for lawyers. Although, Richard does not, as yet, envisage those lawyers having psionic powers such […]

Avoiding Extinction: Reimagining Legal Services for the 21st Century – Reviewed

Posted by on 24/02/2013 at 8:12 pm

… Law firms need to be run like a real business is the main message expertly conveyed by Canadian lawyer Mitchell Kowlaski in Avoiding Extinction: Reimagining Legal Services for the 21st Century. The book is written as a story about fictional law firm Bowen, Fong and Chandri, PC. It follows General Counsel of Kowtor Industries […]

The Time Blawg – Two Years On (Part 4: QualitySolicitors)

Posted by on 25/01/2013 at 9:22 am

… On 1 January 2011, The Time Blawg materialised. One year ago I looked back at the first year of The Time Blawg – One Year On. Over the past few weeks I have looked back at what went on during the second year of The Time Blawg with specific reference to Social Media: The Time […]

The Time Blawg – Two Years On (Part 3: Legal Technology)

Posted by on 12/01/2013 at 11:00 pm

… On 1 January 2011, The Time Blawg materialised. One year ago I looked back at the first year of The Time Blawg – One Year On. Last week I looked back at what went on during the second year of The Time Blawg with specific reference to Social Media: The Time Blawg – Two […]

The Time Blawg – Two Years On (Part 2: Blawging)

Posted by on 05/01/2013 at 12:59 pm

… On 1 January 2011, The Time Blawg materialised. One year ago I looked back at the first year of The Time Blawg – One Year On. Two days ago I looked back at what went on during the second year of The Time Blawg with specific reference to Social Media and give my thoughts […]

The Time Blawg – Two Years On (Part 1: Social Media)

Posted by on 03/01/2013 at 10:28 pm

… On 1 January 2011, The Time Blawg materialised. One year ago I looked back at the first year of The Time Blawg – One Year On. Today I will look back at what went on during the second year of The Time Blawg with specific reference to Social Media and give my thoughts on […]

Charon QC’s UK law tour (in a jag rouge) and his impending trial

Posted by on 28/10/2012 at 11:23 pm

… Charon QC is about to embark (this coming Thursday 1st November 2012) on a law tour of the UK in a red Jaguar. This tour will cover the far reaches of the UK (including, with my encouragement and Inksters‘ sponsorship, Shetland), take him about a year and as he says will involve:- “Podcasts, voxpops […]

LawTech Camp London 2012: In Tweets

Posted by on 01/07/2012 at 9:06 pm

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

Posted by on 01/07/2012 at 7:26 pm

  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, […]