Tag Archive

Blogging about the Law

Published on 31/12/2016 By Brian Inkster

… As 2016 comes to a close I post my first blog post on this blog this year. Yes… The last blog post on here (and that was a guest post) was posted just over a year ago on 27 December 2015. So why has it taken me a year to blog? Did I give […]

Keynote on small law firms as entrepreneurs

Published on 20/09/2015 By Brian Inkster

… I will be giving a keynote address on ‘small law firms as entrepreneurs’ at the Law Society (England & Wales) Small Firms Division annual conference 2015. This conference takes place in two locations on two dates: London – 24th September and Leeds – 6th October. Here is a teaser of what I will be talking […]

How to win business online: Legal Futures From Click 2 Client Conference 2015 – Reviewed

Published on 14/07/2015 By Brian Inkster

… The first Legal Futures From Click 2 Client Conference (sponsored by NatWest and mmadigital) took place last year and I was privileged to be invited to speak at it on the topic of making the best of social media. I thoroughly enjoyed that conference and returned to this year’s event as an eager delegate. […]

Legal Practice Management Conference 2015 – Reviewed

Published on 26/05/2015 By Brian Inkster

… On 19 May 2015 I travelled down to London for the Legal Practice Management Conference organised by the Legal Support Network. Billed as “the only event for practice managers in small to medium law firms” it is aimed exclusively at professional managers from on average 2-25 partner firms. This was the fourth year of […]

Notarising and Grass Cutting – Providing flexible and accessible legal services

Published on 23/05/2015 By Brian Inkster

… Yesterday (Friday) afternoon a potential new client called my law firm, Inksters, looking for a Notary Public to notarise documentation for her today (Saturday). She had already called a good number of law firms in Glasgow but the response from each had been the same: “Tuesday is the earliest we can do it as […]

Rainmakers and Trailblazers – Reviewed

Published on 14/03/2015 By Brian Inkster

… Rainmakers and Trailblazers by Kim Tasso claims in the introduction to provide:- “step-by-step, pragmatic advice to what an individual lawyer (senior or junior, serving commercial or consumer markets) might do to get started in business development or in specific business development situations.” Kim does not disappoint and you do get exactly what it says […]

Tweets on Improving a Law Firm

Published on 11/07/2014 By Brian Inkster

… My last post was on what I said about improving a law firm at Reinvent Law London 2014. This post is on what others said on Twitter about my talk. Interest seemed to be piqued most on pop-up law and having fun. Two of the more novel concepts for lawyers perhaps! @BrianInkster up next at #ReinventLaw […]

Improving for Reinvent Law London 2014

Published on 04/07/2014 By Brian Inkster

… On 20th June I did a 6 minute Ignite talk at Reinvent Law London on Improving. Here are the slides together with a transcript of the talk (it possibly didn’t go exactly like that on the day!) 1. Introduction I am Brian Inksters. Founder of Inksters Solicitors: A law firm with its headquarters in Glasgow, […]

Improving at Reinvent Law

Published on 10/05/2014 By Brian Inkster

… I am speaking at Reinvent Law London on 20 June 2014. The title of my talk is ‘Improving’, inspired by a blog post of the same name by Jon Busby : Improving. The truth is that lawyers are trying to reinvent themselves into something they will never be instead of improving on what they actually […]

Law Firms should steal

Published on 22/03/2014 By Brian Inkster

… I attended the annual Law Society of Scotland Dinner at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh last night. Law Society President, Bruce Beveridge, joked of lawyers gathering amongst dinosaurs, fossils and sharks. It was a magnificent setting for what was a thoroughly enjoyable evening. The dinner was excellent as was the after dinner talk by Hamish […]