Lawyers and barristers missing a trick with social media

Resource - 27/10/2015 : barrister, google, law firms, lawyers, lexis nexis, social media, twitter, website, Marketing & BD, Technology

With over half of the UK adult population using social networking sites, the power of social media as marketing tool is immeasurable – yet many legal services organisations still shy away from using social technologies. A study by Lexis...

Common training and even regulation of solicitors and barristers on the cards, says Law Society chief

News Article - 25/01/2012 : barrister, education and training, training, Human Resources, Human Resources, Practice Management

The time is coming when the distinction between solicitors and barristers will be “more a matter of tribal culture than function”, the Law Society president has predicted, with common education, training and even potentially regulation on the...

Penningtons promotes barrister to partnership as BSB relaxes rules

News Article - 19/01/2012 : bar standards board, barrister, ldp, mdp, partners, Human Resources, Human Resources, Practice Management

Penningtons Solicitors has become one of the first firms to promote a barrister to its partnership following recent regulatory changes by the Bar Standards Board (BSB) allowing barristers to act as law firm partners.

Nicole Curtis, who was...