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  • Lucky number 7? Making the best of Internet marketing in 2013

    Twitter now has over 500m users, 340m tweets and 1.6bn search queries per day. LinkedIn has over 175m professional members, 10m of whom work in the UK. Google+ has over 400m members (albeit with less activity than other networks). Legal Futures reported last year about how social media is the new golf course for law firms. There’s a buzz about social media for a reason and 2013 is likely to see a continued increase in the way social channels are used for business purposes. For the more advanced users, we will see an increase in more targeted interactions within niche communities and it will be important to align strategies accordingly.

    Tuesday, 22 January 2013
  • Who cares what the public thinks?

    With the growth in lawyer rating and comparison websites, Legal Futures Associate Jamie Claret asks why law firms are not more concerned about protecting their online reputation. Just because lawyers do not take such sites seriously does not mean the public treats them the same.

    Monday, 4 October 2010

Blog


Planning for retirement
8 July 2020

In 2006 I started thinking about retirement whilst founding a boutique practice specialising in partnership and employment law. Ten years later, a friend told me that I would never be able to retire.


Time for a new regulatory settlement
3 July 2020

The problem with reform based on a compromise with vested interests is that it ends up being more pig’s ear than silk purse and the Legal Services Act 2007 is no exception.


Reports


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Our latest special report, produced in association with Temple Legal Protection, looks at the role of after-the-event (ATE) insurance in commercial litigation post-LASPO. We are at a time when insurers, solicitors, clients and litigation funders work ever more closely to create funding packages that work for all of them, with conditional fee and even damages-based agreements now part of many law firms’ armoury.