Speaking

Lexpo Bot and Brian Inkster at Lexpo 2019 Amsterdam
Brian Inkster presents on the Seven Deadly Sins of Legal Tech Predictions dressed as a Robot (LexpoBot) at Lexpo 2019 in Amsterdam

Brian Inkster gives presentations on the past, present and future practice of law at legal summits, conferences, universities, retreats, seminars and other events. He is often requested to provide comments to the media on entrepreneurship, marketing, technology and corporate social responsibility in relation to running a law firm.

Forthcoming talks by Brian Inkster include:-

10 September 2019 – Nicosia
Presentation: The Seven Deadly Sins of Legal Tech Predictions
Event: The Cyprus Legal Conference

18 September 2019 – Glasgow
Presentation: Plug and Play Law at Inksters
Event: Glasgow Sole Practitioners Group

Past talks by Brian Inkster include:-

30 May 2019 – Edinburgh
Presentation: Legal Entrepreneurship – The Inksters Story
Event: The WS Society + United Employment Lawyers – Small Law Firm Conference

8 May 2019 – Glasgow (invited to Chair and speak but event was cancelled)
Chair: Introduction to the event and to each speaker
Presentation: What is Legal Technology?
Event: Law Society of Scotland – Law and Technology Seminar

9 April 2019 – Amsterdam
Presentation: The Seven Deadly Sins of Legal Tech Predictions
Event: Lexpo

20 September 2018 – Glasgow
Presentation: Lawyers and Social Media: Personal Branding
Event: University of Glasgow School of Law – Diploma in Legal Practice Lecture

16 November 2017 – Glasgow
Presentation: Lawyers and Social Media: Personal Branding
Event: University of Glasgow School of Law – Diploma in Legal Practice Lecture

24 October 2017 – Toronto, Canada
Presentation: ‘The Great Legal Reformation: Notes from Scotland’
Event 1: Legal Innovators Roundtable
Event 2: Law Practice Programme, Ryerson University

16 & 17 October 2017 – Cork, Ireland
Presentation: ‘The Entrepreneurial Law Firm’
Event: Practice Transformational Summit

9 October 2018 – Glasgow
Presentation: Using technology to prevent money laundering and financial crime
Event: Law Society of Scotland – Anti-money laundering and financial crime Conference

29 March 2018 – Kirkwall, Orkney
Presentation: Why Inksters Solicitors partnered with Scottish Ensemble to create new cultural experiences on Shetland
Event: Arts & Business Scotland – The Power of Business & Cultural Partnerships – Orkney

27 March 2018 – Lerwick, Shetland
Presentation: Why Inksters Solicitors partnered with Scottish Ensemble to create new cultural experiences on Shetland
Event: Arts & Business Scotland – The Power of Business & Cultural Partnerships

16 June 2017 – Nottingham
Keynote Presentation: Clicks and Bricks: Legal IT the Inksters way
Event: Nottingham Trent University Centre for Legal Education – Technology, Legal Education and Legal Practice Conference

7 June 2017 – Glasgow
Presentation: Legal Marketing – Increasing Awareness of Law Clinics
Event: Scottish University’s Law Clinic Network Conference

16 May 2017 – London
Presentation: ‘Entrepreneurial Law in practice’
Event: Thomson Reuters Entrepreneurial Law Firm Conference

17 November 2016 – Glasgow
Presentation: Lawyers and Social Media: Personal Branding
Event: University of Glasgow School of Law – Diploma in Legal Practice Lecture

15 November 2016 – Birmingham
Presentation: Social media for relationship builders
Event: Legal Support Network – Legal Practice Management Conference

12 November 2015 – Glasgow
Presentation: Lawyers and Social Media: Personal Branding
Event: University of Glasgow School of Law – Diploma in Legal Practice Lecture

6 October 2015 – Leeds
Keynote Presentation: ‘Small Law Firms as Entrepreneurs’
Event: Law Society (England & Wales) Small Firms Division Conference

24 September 2015 – London
Keynote Presentation: ‘Small Law Firms as Entrepreneurs’
Event: Law Society (England & Wales) Small Firms Division Conference

22 July 2015 – London
Discussion: Use of Legal IT by small to medium sized law firms
Event: The Law Society (England & Wales) Round Table Discussion on Legal IT

15 June 2015 – Glasgow
Presentation: Harnessing the Power of Social Media
Event: Scottish Young Lawyers Association Conference – Progression in the Profession: Towards 2020

19 March 2015 – Inverness
Presentation: Inksters and Scottish Ensemble – Shetland Seavaigers Concert and Residency
Event: Arts & Business Scotland Development Forum

11 February 2015 – Dumfries & Galloway
Presentation: Inksters and Scottish Ensemble – Shetland Seavaigers Concert and Residency
Event: Arts & Business Scotland Development Forum

19 December 2014 – Glasgow
Presentation: Social Media
Event: Inksters Seminar

16 October 2014 – Glasgow
Presentation: Lawyers and Social Media: Personal Branding
Event: University of Glasgow School of Law – Diploma in Legal Practice Lecture

14 July 2014 – London
Discussion: Use of Legal IT by law firms
Event: The Law Society (England & Wales) Round Table Discussion on Legal IT

20 June 2014 – London
Ignite Presentation: ‘Improving’
Event: Reinvent Law Conference

16 June 2014 – London
Presentation: Making the best of Social Media
Event: Legal Futures From Click 2 Client Conference

31 March 2014 – Lochalsh
Presentation: Social Media and Crofting
Event: Scottish Crofting Federation Seminar

6 March 2014 – Glasgow
Presentation: Inksters and Scottish Ensemble – Shetland Seavaigers Concert and Residency
Event: Arts & Business Scotland Development Forum

19 February 2014 – Edinburgh
Presentation: Social Media for Employment Lawyers
Event: United Employment Lawyers Seminar

3 October 2013 – Glasgow
Presentation: Law Firm in the Cloud – Practical experiences of implementing ‘Intelligent Cloud Computing’
Event: Glasgow Sole Practitioners Group Seminar

19 June 2013 – Edinburgh
Presentation: Law Firm in the Cloud – Practical experiences of implementing ‘Intelligent Cloud Computing’
Event: Denovo BI Scottish Legal Conference: Maximise Fee Income using Intelligent Cloud Computing

26 September 2012 – Glasgow
Pecha Kucha Presentation: Lawyers and Twitter
Event: Social Media Week – The Social Mediators: Now and Next

23 May 2012 – Glasgow
Debate: Social Media and Legal Action
Event: themeet140 Debate Show

16 May 2012 – Ross Priory, Loch Lomond
Presentation: ‘Embracing the Internet in practice’
Event: Strathclyde University / Richard Susskind – 20th Anniversary Retreat – Future Trends in Legal Services

28 March 2012 – Glasgow
Seminar: Marketing via Websites, Blogs and Social Media for Lawyers
Event: Legal Services Agency

21 March 2012 – London (invited to speak but event was cancelled)
Presentation: Unchartered Waters of E-Lawyering: Practising in the Cloud
Event: The Law Society (England & Wales) Law and Technology Forum: Re-thinking legal services in a competitive marketplace

29 February 2012 – Glasgow
Presentation: Law Firm in the Cloud – Practical experiences of implementing ‘Intelligent Cloud Computing’
Event: Denovo BI Scottish Legal Conference: Maximise Fee Income using Intelligent Cloud Computing

8 November 2011 – Glasgow
Presentation: Social Media in Action – Internationalisation
Event: Glasgow for Business Week – Social Media for Sustained Business Growth Conference

21 September 2011 – Glasgow
Presentation: Generating New Business by Tweeting in Convoy
Event: Business Banter at Social Media Week

24 June 2011 – Glasgow
Presentation: New technology, social media and the law: how to develop, and not destroy, your career
Event: Scottish Young Lawyers Association Annual Conference

16 March 2011 – London
Presentation: Using Twitter to raise your profile and grow your law firm
Group Discussion: Social Media in Law Firms
Event: Lex2011

27 January 2011 – Glasgow
Presentation: IT and Marketing in the Legal Profession – Personal Branding
Event: University of Glasgow School of Law – Diploma in Legal Practice Lecture

7 September 2010 – Edinburgh
Presentation: InkstersGive and the Habitat for Humanity Global Village Challenge in Argentina
Event: Thrive Business Breakfast: Corporate Social Responsibility

19 August 2010 – Glasgow
Presentation: Information Technology use by Trainee Solicitors
Event: WS Society Trainee Summer School

14 July 2010 – Webinar: New York, Dallas, London & Glasgow
Discussion: Tackling Twitter for Business Development
Webinar: Jennifer Johnson in conversation with Amanda Ellis, Chris Sherliker and Brian Inkster

7 May 2010 – Glasgow
Presentation: What the experts say about ABS
Event: Law Society of Scotland: Alternative Business Structures Conference

12 March 2010 – Podcast: London & Glasgow
Discussion: Inksters, Social Media and Technology
Podcast: Michael Scutt in conversation with Brian Inkster

22 January 2010 – Webinar: New York, London, Birmingham & Glasgow
Discussion: UK Lawyers and Social Media
Webinar: Adrian Dayton in conversation with Brian Inkster, Chris Sherliker and Rory Webber

15 December 2009 – Video: Edinburgh
Presentation: Benefits of Automated Registration of Title to Land (ARTL)
Event: Registers of Scotland Product Launch

9 September 2009 – Webcast
Discussion: Solicitors and Social Media
Webcast: The Firm Online: Steven Raeburn in conversation with Brian Inkster

26 August 2009 – Video: Crieff, Elgin and Ayr
Presentation: It worked for me (the success of Inksters’ websites and social media use)
Event: Law Society of Scotland Road Shows: The Law is IT

26 July 2009 – Podcast
Discussion: Doing things a little differently
Event: Insite Law Magazine Podcast: Charon QC in conversation with Brian Inkster