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

5 reasons why you should beg your information professional for training

It doesn't matter if you have an in-house or outsourced legal information team. They should be an integral part of your learning and development programme. They offer expertise, value for money, efficiency, and technological knowhow. Not only that but they enhance the reputation of your firm amongst its peers. Legal information professionals are experts Like … Continue reading 5 reasons why you should beg your information professional for training