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The 10 most important considerations for lawyers

Published on 27/12/2015 By Brian Inkster

… This is a guest post by Michael Kusznir a Trainee Solicitor who first posted it on LinkedIn Pulse on 15 December 2015 under the headline ‘6 months as a Trainee: what I’ve learnt and come to understand’. It caught my eye and I asked Michael if I could post it on The Time Blawg. […]

Lender Exchange Fiasco

Published on 24/01/2015 By Brian Inkster

… Lender Exchange is a secure portal for lenders to manage their conveyancing panels. It is operated by Decision First, a joint venture between title insurance company First Title and Decision Insight. Law firms must pay a fee (ranging from £285 to £995 per annum depending on the size of the practice) to use the […]

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 […]

Big Law and the Dinosaurs

Published on 15/03/2014 By Brian Inkster

… Nicole Black has referenced my post on Big Law is so behind the legal IT curve in her post for Legal IT Professionals on Why large law firms face extinction by irrelevancy. Nicole states:- For some time now, I have encouraged law firms to embrace change or pay the price of irrelevancy. It’s been […]

The Practice of Law in 2013

Published on 03/01/2014 By Brian Inkster

… The Time Blawg was three years old on 1 January 2014. It is now, at this time of year, traditional for me to look back over the past year on The Time Blawg with my reflections and thoughts on the past, present and future practice of law. So here goes. In 2013 I blogged less […]

Evolution or Extinction for Law Firms?

Published on 06/10/2013 By Brian Inkster

… On 24 September 2013 I attended the annual flagship Law in Scotland Conference organised by the Law Society of Scotland. This year the conference was held in Glasgow and theme was Evolution or Extinction. President of the Law Society of Scotland, Bruce Beveridge, opened the conference by telling us “It is the species that is most adaptable to […]

The Time Blawg – Two Years On (Part 4: QualitySolicitors)

Published on 25/01/2013 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. Over the past few weeks I have looked back at what went on during the second year of The Time Blawg with specific reference to Social Media: The Time […]