All posts by Roger Smith

From Africa Legal Innovation Week to the end of Adobe Flash: the stories of December 2020

1 December Africa Legal Innovation Week 2020 kicks off with opening of a four day virtual conference from Nairobi. ABA Journal publishes article by Danielle Braff on ‘What law firms and legal organisations should consider before creating their own apps’. All sensible advice on mission clarity and finance for both profit and not for profit … Continue reading From Africa Legal Innovation Week to the end of Adobe Flash: the stories of December 2020

Activist Lawyers, Virtual Conferences and Setting a High Bar

The Law Centres Network (LCN) for England and Wales is spending this afternoon wrapping up its four day virtual conference on the theme of ‘activist lawyers’. There is just the final afternoon session; the Christmas Karaoke; the participative murder mysteries; the presentation of lifetime achievement awards and the ruminations of law centres’ favourite ex-minister Willy … Continue reading Activist Lawyers, Virtual Conferences and Setting a High Bar

Covid 19, Technology and Legal Aid: a global discussion

The International Legal Aid Group held a webinar on Covid 19, Technology and Legal Aid last week. The opening presentation formed the previous post to this blog. Four panellists added their thoughts. There was then a general Q and A session. Participants came from six continents. This is a selection of the points raised – kept … Continue reading Covid 19, Technology and Legal Aid: a global discussion