Archive For The “Future Law” Category

The Practice of Law in 2013

By | January 3, 2014

… The Time Blawg was three years old on 1 January 2014. It is now, at this time of year, traditional for me to look back over the past year on The Time Blawg with my reflections and thoughts on the past, present and future practice of law. So here goes. In 2013 I blogged less […]

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Evolution or Extinction for Law Firms?

By | October 6, 2013

… On 24 September 2013 I attended the annual flagship Law in Scotland Conference organised by the Law Society of Scotland. This year the conference was held in Glasgow and theme was Evolution or Extinction. President of the Law Society of Scotland, Bruce Beveridge, opened the conference by telling us “It is the species that is most adaptable to […]

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Reinvent Law London 2013 Reviewed: DO – don’t just talk

By | June 16, 2013

… I attended Reinvent Law in London on Friday. It had the same organisers (Daniel Katz and Renee Knake of Michigan State University College of Law in partnership with the University of Westminster) and style as LawTech Camp London 2012. Basically the same concept but with a new name. So pretty much every tweeting legal is here […]

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LawTech Futures 2013 Reviewed: The one with the neocortex

By | May 7, 2013

… 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 […]

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Tomorrow’s Lawyers – Reviewed

By | April 7, 2013

… 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 […]

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

By | February 24, 2013

… 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 […]

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

By | January 25, 2013

… 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 […]

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

By | January 12, 2013

… 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 […]

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

By | January 5, 2013

… 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 […]

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

By | January 3, 2013

… 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 […]

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