Category Archives: Miscellaneous

An Overview of Personal Injury Claims

Tweet Guest Post Personal injury is a very broad term but it usually refers to a bodily injury that is caused by the actions or negligence of another individual. The injury could be both physical and psychological. Making a personal injury claim depends on a number of factors and the claim will usually result in [...]

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UKBR#11 – Take Five

Tweet Take Five, a review of five excellent blawgs,is out today at Jobsworth.   In it I cover Darren Newman’s A Range of Reasonable Responses, The UK Human Rights Blog by1COR, the Alrich blog, Baby Barista and RATS  - five very different but excellent blogs. Take Five is also a nod to the marvellous Dave Brubeck. [...]

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The Future of Legal Blogging

Tweet   It’s been an unusual week this one. I have spent most of it in seminars and conferences, finishing with the #lawblogs seminar/tweet-up/workshop last night. #Lawblogs was the second legal blogger event hosted by the Law Society, compered by Catrin Griffiths of The Lawyer and organised (and lubricated) by 1 Crown Office Row.  Adam [...]

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Would you Pay Someone to Write Your Blog?

Tweet   More and more lawyers are getting involved in social media and blogging – see Brian Inkster’s Blawg round up last month.  The benefits of writing and engaging via blogs are many and varied: demonstrating expertise, reinforcing one’s own knowledge,  improving your visibility in search engine rankings, and enjoying the sound of one’s own [...]

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What is a blawg?

Tweet To help answer this beguilingly difficult question I asked Nick Holmes, Managing Director of Infolaw, host  of the  Binary Law blog and the co-editor with Delia Venables of  the excellent Internet Newsletter for Lawyers to write a blog post on that very topic.  Nick takes a look at the history of blogging and what [...]

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UKBR#5: Deep and Crisp and Even More

Tweet There were two reasons for me to celebrate this morning.  Firstly, England finally wrapped up the Ashes with a  first series win in 24 years.  Secondly, and only marginally less important, the UK Blawg RoundUp celebrates its first anniversary with Paul Hajek’s review of the UK blogging scene in 2011: Deep and Crisp and [...]

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State of the UK Blawgosphere

Tweet I set UKBR up to promote the burgeoning UK “blawging” (blogging by lawyers)  and with the next edition in January it will celebrate its First birthday.  Time flies when you’re trying to do a hundred and one things. The host of UKBR#4, Melanie Hatton of In House Lawyer,  wrote  in her “Halloween Hoot” of [...]

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In-House Lawyer to host UK Blawg RoundUp #4

Tweet I am delighted to announce that the next edition of the Round Up will be hosted by In-House Lawyer (Melanie Hatton) to coincide with Halloween, October 31st. Be afraid, be very afraid … If you’re blogging about the UK legal scene, or on any subjects that would be of interest to UK legal bloggers [...]

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Midsummer Madness

Tweet With profuse apologies in advance, I am pleased to announce that the third edition of UK Blawg RoundUp has now been published at Jobsworth – at this link: http://tinyurl.com/23v3rnp .  To anyone considering writing an edition (and all applications will be gratefully received) I should say that it is a great way of making rain [...]

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UK BlawgRoundUp Easter 2010

Tweet The Easter edition of the RoundUp was published yesterday by Peninsulawyer and you can read it by clicking here. Already it has attracted favourable reviews, so please do go and have a read. Jon Bloor dragged himself away from scoffing Creme Eggs (as he reminds us, now made by Kraft – doesn’t sound right [...]

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