- Wednesday, 6 July 2016
The High Court has imposed an extended civil restraint order on an “obsessional” libel litigant who sent over 100 text messages to the mobile phone of a partner at Pinsent Masons acting for Google UK. She also made complaints to professional bodies.
Tags: costs, Google, High Court, Litigants-in-person
Posted in Latest news, News
Government not keen on more regulation, warns LSB chief – despite issues around unregulated providersFriday, 10 July 2015
The new government is not keen to extend regulation of legal services, including will-writing, the chief executive of the Legal Services Board (LSB) has warned. Richard Moriarty said innovation was key to tackling the “trilemma” facing legal services.
Tags: Google, innovation, Legal Services Board, will-writing
Posted in Barristers, Latest news, Legal Services Act, Legal Services Board, Regulation, Solicitors
- Wednesday, 8 July 2015
Owners and managers of small to medium-sized businesses begin by searching the internet when looking for specialist legal help, a survey by Google has found. Individuals still preferred to rely on friends. Meanwhile, the use of mobile devices to search for law firms is “going bananas”.
Tags: Google, legal searches
Posted in Latest news, Marketing & PR
- Friday, 20 June 2014
InjuryLawyers4u, the leading law firm marketing consortium, is paying Google £8m a year, it has emerged. Andrew Twambley, director of InjuryLawyers4U and managing partner of Amelans, said the consortium was spending £3m four years ago.
Tags: Google, personal injury
Posted in Latest news, Marketing & PR, Practice points
- Wednesday, 18 June 2014
Two million online searches on legal subjects are made every day in the UK, according to a senior Google executive, who went on to advise lawyers that their future clients would increasingly be reached through video and mobile technology.
Posted in Latest news, Marketing & PR, News, Technology
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SDLT is not stamp duty. This is something I have to say to firms too often. Whilst it has some of the same words in its name, it is not the former tax on property deeds that existed pre-December 2003.