Lawyers and Twitter – 11 years later

Over the years, Twitter has brought me many connections and opportunities in a way that no other social media platform has. It is “networking on speed” and certainly can connect you faster and more easily with people that you want to connect with than conventional networking ever would. When I started tweeting, back in February…

Lawyers and Social Media + Personal Branding for Law Students

… … 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…

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…