Gender neutrality in language and legal content writing

In 2019, Thomas Reuters reported on the increase in the number of clients requesting gender-neutral documents on their employment and discrimination blog. Using masculine language to refer to people, regardless of their gender identity, reinforces historic gender stereotypes. As issues…

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Fairgram (Italy), Consendo (UK) and Rightbot (Ecuador) solutions awarded at the DIGIRIGHTS hackathon

María González-Espejo of Innovation in Law Studies Alliance and Instituto de Innovación Legal, together with the University of Greenwich‘s Lets Lab, has organized DIGIRIGHTS a global legal hackathon that has as a goal the development of tech solutions to...

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The Firm of the Future 2.0 – Building Relationships by Subscription – Ronald Baker – The Law Chat Series – 25 June 2021

In the latest instalment of Simon Tupman’s Law Chat series, Simon chats with value pricing guru and best-selling author, Ronald J. Baker who explains how firms are taking advantage of the subscription model to create and capture value. You can …

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Is your law firm a zombie one?

In this article María Jesús González-Espejo, our law firm consultant in Spain, analyses one of the most frequent problems which affect law firms today: the lack of differentiation. In such a demanding market, this lack of differentiation poses a...

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Event: How to encourage academic research in the fields of innovation and LegalTech

On Wednesday 9 June 2021 the Innovation in Law Studies Alliance (ILSA) will be hosting a webinar entitled ‘How to encourage academic research in the fields of innovation and LegalTech’. During the webinar, the speakers will answer questions such...

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Law Consultancy Network strengthens its international network through a new strategic alliance with Instituto de Innovacion

The Legal Tech sector has a marked international character, and for this reason, the International Law Consultancy Network has teamed up with María Jesús González-Espejo of the Instituto de Innovación Legal in Spain, a pioneering consultancy firm which advises...

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Hungary Legal Fest 2021: Is the UK a good model for legal marketing?

On 13 May Sue participated in Hungary’s Legal Fest 2021 and discussed legal marketing and the growth of ‘alternative’ legal businesses in the UK with Mátyás Környei of Erdős | Katona. In Hungary, the legal profession has much stricter regulations…

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Lawyer Tech – Understanding Technology for Lawyers and Law Firms – Matt Farrington – The Law Chat Series – 18 May 2021

In this episode of The Law Chat series, Simon Tupman chats with Matt Farrington from Juno Legal about technology for lawyers and law firms. You can watch the full episode by clicking here or on the video below:…

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Law firm marketing plans – Firmwide v Practice v Sector v Client?

While every law firm needs a firmwide marketing plan, various factors dictate whether it might be beneficial to have more than one layer to your plan. Law firm marketing consultant Sue Bramall provides a simple framework for planning at the…

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Trust: The Missing Ingredient in Pricing – Part 3 (first published on Validatum 4 March 2021)

In the last instalment of his series on trust in pricing, Richard Burcher looks at common things clients do which erodes the trust between them and a law firm. In part one, Richard Burcher suggested that one of the single…

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