My view on Technology and the Future of Law

I recently wrote a piece about my business and my opinion on the future of law, as a guest blogger for youblawg.com and I thought I would share it with you here:

The Link App – a communication tool for modern lawyers

As a lawyer you want to work to the best of your abilities for your clients and to achieve the best outcome on their matters. I know this because I am a lawyer too. This requires a lot of working hours and concentration. Part of that is to keep your clients up to date about what is happening with their cases.

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One of the best answers to saving time and being as productive as possible is of course technology. Technology has been on the rise since the beginning of globalization and is I Continue reading

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Happy birthday to The Link App!

Today The Link App is one year old and I wanted to mark this occasion with a quick blog post to you all. We are so proud of what we have achieved in twelve short months and we cannot wait to see what the next twelve hold.

When I founded the company a year ago I did do so with passion and determination but even I will admit that I could never have predicted the overwhelming response that we received. This year for me has been the best of my career to date, starting a business is never easy, it’s been tough at times. However it’s been so worth every moment and the highs outweigh the lows multiples times. Continue reading

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Why Law Firms Need to Move with the Times

As I proudly begin my journey as a public speaker–having been asked to take part in presentations for various bodies from schools to the Law Society–my thoughts turn to what my message should be. I’m certainly not short of topics and my overall message is about equality and how women can have it all, without making a compromise between glamour and professionalism. However, my upcoming talk for LegalEx is aimed at the legal industry. It will have to be more tailored and deliver a message that a firm can take forward to improve their offering.

So I will start with the thing I know best: my business, The Link App. More specifically, why I created it: the frustration caused by ineffective communication between lawyers and their clients and how technology can solve this problem. Continue reading

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Video Interview: Getting into Law

Like any self-respecting blogger, I am a fan of the written word but I am also aware that youngsters are more concerned with visual content and, specifically, vlogs (video blogs). So much so that last week, I read an article that said successful vlogging duo Zoella and Alfie had bought a one-million-pound house from their vlogging proceeds.

Now, I’m quite content in my current career and am not planning on branching out further just yet but when I was asked to talk about my journey as a lawyer, and getting into law, I was happy to share my story in the hope of helping others. I agreed to be interviewed by lawcareers.net about transferable skills, tips for getting a training contract, transitioning from lawyer to businesswoman, and my experience as a consultant solicitor.

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