- 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
The ‘rule of six’ has been in place since 14 September, with fines levied for those who break it and now we are seeing even more drastic restrictions reimposed. So what does this mean for the UK’s cyber-security?
While it is right to raise valid concerns about the SQE, are we not a bit tired of hearing the same old tune of the beaten drum with no better alternatives being suggested and at the eleventh hour?