‘Social Media and High Street Law Firms – it’s Role in Your Future.’ CoreLegal seminar on 25th June

on 15 May, 2014 No comments yet -

Cut through the hype and join us on the afternoon of Wednesday 25th June 2014 at the Hotel Russell, London for a practical review of the value of social media for law firms, and insights into how to use it effectively.

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Boogles wins Accounting Franchisor of the Year

on 9 October, 2013 1 comment so far -

Boogles founder, entrepreneur and CoreLegal founder member Lisa Newton  has, for the second year in a row scooped the award of Accounting Franchisor of the Year, as hosted by BKN (The Bookkeepers Network), and backed by the votes of fellow book-keepers, accountants, business owners and members of The Network.

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Competing and communicating: rebuilding solicitor reputations – locally.

on 12 June, 2013 No comments yet -

There are too many solicitors (and nearly 11,000 law firms) chasing too little work up against aggressive new competition from High Street brand names with huge marketing budgets seeking to do to the legal service market what they did to the financial services sector.

The larger law firms in the personal injury market are also starting to flex their muscles through strategic collaborations and a commitment to online marketing. CoreLegal founder member Jon Hepburn from The Fedora Consultancy takes a look at the situation for the high street law firm.

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Solicitors scared of social media? New survey results.

on 8 May, 2013 No comments yet -

In March 2013, Core Legal commissioned Core Legal member firm IRN Research (www.irn-research.com)  to interview 140 solicitors across law firms of all sizes to ascertain their use of, and interest in, networking sites and social media.

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Who’ll Pay For Legal Advice About An Accident Claim?

on 30 April, 2013 No comments yet -

The recently implemented changes to the provision of access to justice for the personal injury sector will, it is anticipated, reduce claims by at least 60%.

How the new rules are interpreted and who chooses to play by them and how they are enforced will be of great interest to any law firm with an interest in staying in this, very visible, part of the legal services sector. Especially those High Street law firms that are not part of a collective marketing panel/arrangement or who have a substantial SEO and Google Adwords budget.

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‘Claims, blame and regulatory change’. Rebuilding reputations

on 1 April, 2013 No comments yet -

The Government is now implementing a significant reduction in accident claim litigation fees awarded to personal injury solicitors.  These changes which, if adopted will result in a predicted 60% drop in income for many law firms involved in personal injury matters. Few will have sympathy for lawyers, but the consequences of this change could be far reaching.

Founder CoreLegal  member of Jon Hepburn from The Fedora Consultancy takes a look at how the current situation has emerged. This article is extracted from a recently published briefing document on reputation issues affecting law firms and solicitors. 

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