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Internet Newsletter for Lawyers

Internet Newsletter for Lawyers November/December 2018

The latest issue of the Internet Newsletter for Lawyers is now published. Download the PDF issue here. Print subscribers will receive their print issues shortly.

In this issue:

  • Data protection – Eduardo Ustaran considers what the GDPR means in practical terms now that the dust has settled
  • Access to law – Daniel Hoadley of the ICLR looks at the state of free case law and asks what we need for open access
  • Irish Resources – Paul McMahon of McMahon Legal describes the online legal information resources available in Ireland
  • Social Media – Alex Heshmaty of Legal Words shows how lawyers can improve their online presence using LinkedIn
  • Blogging – Delia Venables looks at the state of legal blogging and offers a selection of good legal blogs
  • Blogging – Nick Holmes considers the various reasons why (some) lawyers should blog
  • Publications – Nick Holmes reviews The Internet, Warts and All by Paul bernal

You can also access the Newsletter online.

Enjoy the Newsletter.Regards

Nick Holmes and Delia Venables

Image: GDPR and ePrivacy cc by Convert on Flickr.

Barristers – let us help you complete your CPD for 2018 online now!

We can (again) help you complete your CPD requirements this year.

Our Internet for Lawyers CPD 2018 competence service guides you, via online articles and exercises, through the legal resources and tools available, helps you understand the internet and the legal issues it raises and assists you in the practical application of internet services to your legal practice.

Straightforward plans and easy-to-complete records

Under the BSB barristers’ CPD schemes you must maintain a learning and development plan, undertake relevant activities and keep appropriate records.

Using our CPD 2018 service you can create and maintain a plan and keep the appropriate records for BSB compliance purposes. Just Start a plan and Select relevant courses and you have an instant Plan and a Record which you can update as you complete activities.

Interesting internet for lawyers topics

Our courses are designed to help you understand, learn more about and keep up to date with internet topics that affect or may affect your practice, organised in four sections covering:

  • Internet Access – including Access to law and justice, Legal resources and updates, Internet tools and techniques
  • Internet Issues – including Understanding the internet, Internet law and regulation
  • Internet Practice – including Practice management, Websites and marketing (not suitable for Bar CPD), Social media in practice, AI and robots in practice
  • Regulatory compliance – the CPD competence regimes

All courses are updated with new material for 2018, so if you used our 2017 service, you will now find new material in each course this year.

Once you’ve purchased and set up a plan, read the informative articles and follow up further reading links; consider the relevance to your practice and complete the associated exercises. Then update your record, recording time spent and what you have learned.

A very reasonable cost

Our CPD 2018 competence service individual subscription is £120+VAT. A group subscription for 5 or more members costs just £60+VAT per member.

A CPD 2018 subscription provides access to the CPD materials and your records up to March 2019. Purchasers will also receive the bi-monthly Internet Newsletter for Lawyers PDF version.

For further info and to purchase a CPD 2018 subscription online now, with immediate access, go to infolaw.co.uk/cpd.

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