From legal research skills to legal talent recruitment…

Social media generates thought provoking conversations. A question from @lawcampus, twitter account of the academic community from LexisNexis UK piqued my interest. Working as they do with students, they raised the issue of whether legal information professionals should be involved in recruitment, especially of legal trainees. Here I meander through professional HR departments, the broader … Continue reading From legal research skills to legal talent recruitment…

6 easy ways to become a better legal researcher

Where is a particular law report found? Should I use a free database for amended legislation? Is there a precedent document? Where can I find a full version of an article? There is no secret to what legal information professionals do. We are happy to share our knowledge in what some might describe as 'excruciating … Continue reading 6 easy ways to become a better legal researcher

Do you know the outsourcing score?

If legal services want to look at outsourcing business functions generally, there is information available. Payroll and financial services, documentation and archives, and IT departments can all be managed by external operations. But given your business relies on legal and business information, the knowledge hub also deserves your attention. It is an important and expensive … Continue reading Do you know the outsourcing score?