#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…

Speaking about Cloud Computing for Law Firms

I have been invited to do a couple of talks about my experiences at my law firm, Inksters, in using cloud computing. First up in Glasgow, on 29 February 2012, is the Denovo Business Intelligence Scottish Legal Conference: Maximise Fee Income using Intelligent Cloud Computing. I will be presenting my practical experience of implementing Denovo’s…

Lawyers cannot hide on Twitter

… Recent headlines in the The Mail Online and The Telegraph suggested that a (now ex) Barrister (who tweets as @Geeklawyer) had been struck off for inappropriate tweeting. Delve a little deeper and he was in fact fined £2,500 by the Bar Standards Board (BSB) for his tweeting and, put simply, disbarred for his conduct…

Flawging lawyers come out of their Chambers

… The other day, in my roundup of 2011 on The Time Blawg, I suggested that perhaps 2011 would be remembered for the great flawging debate. I went on to blog:- I was brave enough to put my head above the parapet and suggest there might be some business advantage to be gained by blogging:…

The Time Blawg – One Year On

… One year ago yesterday, on 1 January 2011, The Time Blawg materialised. I blogged then:- I look forward to posting on The Time Blawg in 2011 and beyond, inviting guest bloggers, receiving comments and encouraging debate at a time when the legal profession is going through many changes. I was not entirely sure where…

#FF Jon Harman (@colmmu) this Christmas

… Jon Harman (@colmmu) has been keeping fellow Twegals amused over the past few months with his Twitter Follow Friday (#FF) Experiment. From writing in the sand on a beach in Norway to filming a drive from his home, Jon has made #FF a whole new experience both for himself and the subjects of his…

A visit to my law firm’s cloud

… In my last post I looked at when your law firm’s cloud turns dark. I finished that post by stating that the management of the data centre had invited me on a tour of the data centre. This post will look at that visit. George Blair from Denovo Business Intelligence and I had an…