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Reinvent Law London 2014 – It’s all about the people

Published on 12/07/2014 By Brian Inkster

… I usually write a review of Reinvent Law London: having done so for the first such event, when it was called LawTech Camp London 2012, and the second, Reinvent Law London 2013. This year I was speaking at Reinvent Law London 2014. I have already posted on here my talk on ‘Improving‘ and the […]

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 […]

LawTech Futures 2014: The one with the http regret

Published on 26/03/2014 By Brian Inkster

… Yesterday was LawTech Futures 2014 – The Future of Legal Technology (Europe’s largest legal technology event). The last two years I was invited to attend, went and wrote reviews: LawTech Futures 2012 Reviewed: The Search for the Holy Grail of Legal Technology Conferences has Begun! and LawTech Futures 2013 Reviewed: The one with the neocortex. This […]

Future Law: IT and Legal Practice Predictions for 2014

Published on 05/01/2014 By Brian Inkster

… A couple of days ago I looked back to what happened in 2013. Today I will look forward to what might happen in 2014. I first made legal IT predictions in 2011 on this blog. I will for 2014 follow the same format and topics (with perhaps some extra ones thrown in at the end). […]

Law Firm Mergers

Published on 08/09/2013 By Brian Inkster

… A debate on Law Firm Mergers was held at the Royal Faculty of Procurators in Glasgow on 5 September 2013. Chaired by the President of the Law Society of Scotland, Bruce Beveridge, the debate saw differing opinions expressed by the two speakers: Austin Lafferty and Gilbert Anderson. Austin’s view was that it was “better […]

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

Published on 16/06/2013 By Brian Inkster

… 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 […]

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

Published on 12/01/2013 By Brian Inkster

… 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 […]

Travels through the Blawgosphere #1 (Innovation in Law)

Published on 06/05/2012 By Brian Inkster

… In my last post I announced that I planned a new series: Travels through the Blawgosphere. Well here it begins with Episode #1. The theme of this first Episode is Innovation in legal practice. Where better to start on Innovation and the law than with a blog post by Stephen Allen aka LexFuturus. Stephen […]

Do Clients search for a Lawyer?

Published on 14/05/2011 By Brian Inkster

… This afternoon I had an interesting exchange on Twitter with Jon Busby of Legal 2.0 regarding how important blogs and websites are to lawyers. Jon considers that they may not be that important in finding new clients. Jon recently blogged about the possibility of his butcher, Charlie, writing a blog:- As a consumer I […]