Posts Tagged “Richard Susskind”

Tomorrow’s Naked Lawyer – Reviewed

By | April 20, 2015

… My concern on seeing the cover of ‘Tomorrow’s Naked Lawyer: NewTech, NewHuman, NewLaw – How to be successful, 2015 to 2045’ was that this was very much a futurist book that would assist today’s lawyer no more than listening to a keynote talk at a LawTech Futures Conference. A prediction made three pages in did […]

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Lawyers and Social Media + Personal Branding for Law Students

By | October 16, 2014

… … I gave a talk today on Lawyers and Social Media to the students on the Diploma in Legal Practice at the University of Glasgow School of Law. My talk emphasised the importance of personal branding for young lawyers which can and should start whilst still law students. I pointed out that lawyers had to tell the […]

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Big Law and the Dinosaurs

By | March 15, 2014

… 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 […]

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NewLaw New Rules Reviewed

By | February 16, 2014

… New Law New Rules by George Beaton, which was officially launched at Reinvent Law NYC, is a conversation about the future of the legal services industry. It is a ‘thread’ book that grew out of a blog post by George on ‘The rise and rise of the NewLaw business model‘. That post sparked a […]

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The Practice of Law in 2013

By | January 3, 2014

… 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 […]

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Evolution or Extinction for Law Firms?

By | October 6, 2013

… 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 […]

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

By | June 16, 2013

… 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 […]

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LawTech Futures 2013 Reviewed: The one with the neocortex

By | May 7, 2013

… LawTech Futures 2013 was billed as the biggest legal technology event in Europe. It was a joint venture by Netlaw Media and Charles Christian held on 30th April in the QEII Conference Centre in London. With 40 expert presenters, 3 presentation stages, 800 attendees and displays by over 60 legal technology suppliers it was […]

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Tomorrow’s Lawyers – Reviewed

By | April 7, 2013

… I remember enjoying the TV series The Tomorrow People. It gave (in the 1970s) a glimpse of a possible future where the next stage of human evolution (Homo superior) had emerged. Now, with Tomorrow’s Lawyers, Richard Susskind does that for lawyers. Although, Richard does not, as yet, envisage those lawyers having psionic powers such […]

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Avoiding Extinction: Reimagining Legal Services for the 21st Century – Reviewed

By | February 24, 2013

… Law firms need to be run like a real business is the main message expertly conveyed by Canadian lawyer Mitchell Kowlaski in Avoiding Extinction: Reimagining Legal Services for the 21st Century. The book is written as a story about fictional law firm Bowen, Fong and Chandri, PC. It follows General Counsel of Kowtor Industries […]

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