Internet Newsletter for Lawyers

The Internet Newsletter for Lawyers covers how the internet presents the law, how it widens access to the law, how it is affecting society and the world we live in, how it is affecting legal practice, getting the best from your website and legal aspects of e-commerce. The newsletter is published in printed form, in pdf and online.

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Eduardo Ustaran considers what the GDPR means in practical terms now that the dust has settled
Daniel Hoadley of the ICLR looks at the state of free case law - what do we need for open access?
Paul McMahon of McMahon Legal describes the legal resources available online in Ireland
Alex Heshmaty of Legal Words shows how LinkedIn can help lawyers improve their online presence
Delia Venables looks at the state of legal blogging today and offers a selection of good legal blogs
Nick Holmes considers the various reasons why (some) lawyers should blog (or not)
Nick Holmes reviews the new book by Paul Bernal entitled "The Internet, Warts and All"

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Andrés Guadamuz considers uses of blockchain for the management of copyright works
Matt Terrell of Justis and Emily Allbon of City Law School explain the concept of legal design
Delia Venables asks practitioners whether they feel giving free legal advice is worthwhile
Stanley Dunthorne of Hallam Internet explains why multiple websites are not usually a good idea
Nick Holmes describes the state of open data in the UK: data that is free to use and republish
Alex Heshmaty of Legal Words describes the legal framework for government surveillance
Richard Hugo-Hamman of LEAP talks about how to become a highly successful small law firm

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Paul Magrath of ICLR looks at some web-based apps which can help collaboration
Alex Heshmaty of Legal Words brings us up to date on the right to be forgotten
Nick Holmes considers law publishers' response to the demand for ebooks
Delia Venables explains types of cloud system and aspects of changing supplier
Nick Holmes looks at how is bringing the statute book up to date
Alex Heshmaty of Legal Words considers the many ways we can be tracked online
Nick Holmes describes the state of open law in the UK and how to achieve it

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Graham Ross of ODR Training looks at Online Dispute Resolution and the online court
Phil Lee of Fieldfisher considers whether fresh marketing consent is needed under GDPR
Delia Venables, Martin Poulter & Helen Ford look at Chambers' IT - past, present, future!
Alex Heshmaty of Legal Words explains cryptocurrencies and relevance to legal practice
Ed Ryan of Hallam Internet explains how to use 301 redirects when changing a website
Nick Holmes looks at developing law relating to the application of algorithms
Nigel Williams at LexisNexis Enterprise Solutions on how to exploit existing proven
technologies today rather than pursuing AI silver bullets
Julian Bryan of Quill on how outsourced typing services can be the answer to admin woes
Adam Pembrey & Ryan Sparrow, of DPS, on the benefits of using browser-based software

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Allan Carton of InPractice discusses the automation of CRM data acquisition
Gavin Ward of Moore Legal Technology suggests a strategy for link building
Alex Heshmaty of Legal Words discusses Facebook as a marketing platform
Jordan Furlong of Law21 considers "alternative legal services providers"
Delia Venables and guests look at how direct access for barristers is going
Nick Holmes discusses whether we still need to use the www in URLs
Craig Taylor, Conveyancing Manager at LEAP UK, shows how to mitigate
risk whilst increasing efficiencies and remaining competitive

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Nick Holmes on what we learned in 2017 - fake news, Big Tech, AI, social media...
Eduardo Ustaran provides some pointers on how Brexit will affect data protection
Delia Venables on transcription, voice recognition, document generation and AI
Nick Holmes on the law relating to web links, likely problem areas, good practice
Delia Venables reviews the key legal software and technology suppliers in Ireland
Alex Heshmaty explains cybercrime, its consequences and how it can be prevented
Joe Reevy explains new product Crosselerator™ – solving the cross-referral problem
Aidan Hawes shows major cost savings from intelligent legal research with Justis

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Roger Smith reviews setbacks in A2J & describes the next phase
Delia Venables looks at legal recruitment and job seeking online
Andrew Gray of Conscious describes how the GDPR affects websites
Alex Heshmaty describes the technologies involved in legal AI
Online publishing developments from Thomson Reuters & LexisNexis
Susan Acland-Hood of HMCTS explains HMCTS' reform programme
New CPD rules for barristers explained by Nick Holmes
Why your firm needs a modern document management system

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Eduardo Ustaran of Hogan Lovells helps you prepare for the GDPR
Robert Casalis de Pury of UniRom Systems explains how https works
Paul Magrath of ICLR looks at developments in HMCTS' Reform plans
Delia Venables looks at solicitors providing free legal content online
Lisa Davies of IALS describes some of the many resources they host
Alex Heshmaty of Legal Words explains how encryption works
Online publishers describe developments in their services for lawyers

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Stephen Mason: how electronic evidence is brought into legal proceedings
D.Casey Flaherty of Procertas is sceptical about intelligent robot lawyers
Stephen Ward of Clerksroom describes Billy the robotic junior clerk
Susan Hallam explains how/when to use competitive keyword advertising
Delia Venables asks What are chambers' websites really for?
Alex Heshmaty explains the concept of digital legacies and what to do
Nick Holmes looks at DoNotPay, "the world's first robot lawyer"
Richard Hugo-Hamman: how to ensure the long-term growth of your law firm

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Companies selling legal documents and services online and what they offer
Sue Bramall, Berners Marketing on mistakes to avoid in commissioning a website
Jamie Anderson, Trinity Chambers: Employment Tribunals Decisions on GOV.UK
Alex Heshmaty explains smart contracts and current and potential uses
Helen Dewar of Leigh Day describes the process of commissioning a new intranet
Nick Holmes rounds up the latest lawtech publications, launches and events
Peter Baverstock looks at 10 key considerations when starting your own law firm
Julian Bryan shows how outsourced cashiering can improve your bottom line

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Judith Townend of Sussex Uni on the human impact of online court proposals
Catherine Bailey of Bar Marketing on completing legal directory submissions
David Gilroy of Conscious Solutions - what should law firms be afraid of now?
David Chapman of Zylpha describes court digitisation and the benefits
Alex Heshmaty of Legal Words on predictive coding and its impact on lawyers
Delia Venables looks at the pros and cons of providing legal services online

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  • Shireen Smith of Azrights says that IP is relevant to every business
  • Nick Holmes on recent developments from online law publishers
  • Chris Hadrill of Redmans describes new types of virtual firms
  • Graham Smith of Bird & Bird contrasts content/metadata in new IPA
  • Delia Venables reviews companies offering digital marketing services
  • Eduardo Ustaran of Hogan Lovells surveys the new privacy landscape
  • Alex Heshmaty of Legal Words on virtual reality and the legal issues
  • Robin Chesterman of Justis on importance of unreported judgments
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  • Jordan Furlong describes the technology-enabled, "intangible" law firm
  • Gavin Ward gives some tips for how law firms should use analytics
  • Laurence Kaye: EU copyright law will remain central to UK digital business
  • Delia Venables considers legal software - cloud-based and non-cloud
  • Paul Magrath describes the most useful legal email alerts for lawyers
  • Alex Heshmaty describes and illustrates the concept of Net Neutrality
  • The Bar Standards Board proposes a new system of CPD for 2017
  • Nick Holmes describes a new open access publishing service from IALS
  • Review of Richard Susskind's lecture to SCL on "Upgrading the law"
  • Quentin Hunt says that private prosecution can be a viable alternative
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  • Nick Holmes explains the changes to CPD from the SRA and the BSB
  • David Flint describes cases relating to data protection & trade secrets
  • Mindy Gofton of I-COM shows how chatbots improve customer service
  • Lynda Minns helps independent practitioners become "IT secure"
  • Delia Venables describes software designed specifically for the cloud
  • Alex Heshmaty introduces the new General Data Protection Regulation
  • Kaplan Altior says that the legal industry shouldn’t wait for QASA
  • LexisNexis on what conveyancers can do in a fragile property market
  • DPS on Apps & Cyber Crime; avoid security hazards of working on the go
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  • Allan Carton explains the concept of "blended learning"
  • Susan Hallam describes the recent changes to Google AdWords
  • Chris Bryden and Michael Salter analyse the "snoopers' charter"
  • Graham Ross on the new ADR regulations, ignored by online retailers
  • Alex Heshmaty explains how Google Apps benefit office productivity
  • Delia Venables considers the new breed of "dispersed" law firms
  • Nick Holmes describes Twitter for newbies - & the more experienced
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  • Eduardo Ustaran asks whether the new US-UK Privacy Shield is adequate
  • Joe Ury describes recent projects to add to BAILII's existing collections
  • Allan Carton of Inpractice proposes 10 steps for "cyber resilience"
  • Sue Bramall of Berners Marketing considers reasons to outsource marketing
  • Delia Venables describes some of the most useful blogs for lawyers
  • Sir Henry Brooke describes how he uses Twitter and his blog
  • Alex Heshmaty looks at issues arising from "Bring Your Own Device" (BYOD)
  • Nick Holmes offers some tips on working with spreadsheets and data
  • Julian Bryan of Quill Pinpoint: 10 questions for an outsourced cashiering provider
  • Osman Ismail shows how DPS provides mobility without compromising security
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  • Graham Ross of the Mediation Room reviews ODR developments: now in the mainstream
  • Nick Holmes describes the blockchain - likely to have a profound effect on legal practice
  • Dr Eoin O'Dell of Trinity College Dublin on applying blockchain to the sale of digital goods
  • Emily Allbon of City Law School tells how Lawbore makes learning the law fun & relevant
  • Adam Woellhaf on how the (ancient) Middle Temple Library uses IT to keep up to date
  • Stephen Ward describes how Clerksroom Direct helps barristers deliver Public Access
  • Alex Heshmaty of Legal Words explains Big Data and the legal issues and opportunities
  • Richard Hugo-Hamman on Building LEAP as a global legal software company for law firms
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  • Paul Magrath describes how ICLR are developing their service by expanding coverage online only
  • Delia Venables looks at the most important sites for free current awareness legal resources online
  • Matthew Lancaster of Pracctice tells us about Free2Convey, the new free conveyancing portal
  • Gavin Ward of Moore Legal Technology provides his ten top tips for effective content distribution
  • Alex Heshmaty of Legal Words talks about driverless cars and some of the legal issues involved
  • Rosalind English describes the background and current activities of the UK Human Rights Blog
  • Nick Holmes offers useful guidelines & advice for working with documents sourced via the internet
  • Newsletter Feature Robin Chesterman describes building blocks for more intelligent legal research
  • Newsletter Feature Christina Grzasko suggests 4 strategies for building a healthy legal aid practice
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