Author: Brian Inkster

Forward Thinking Law

60% of Consultant Solicitors at Inksters are Women

60% of Consultant Solicitors are Women

On International Women’s Day we are proud at Inksters to say that 60% of our consultant solicitors are women. And 63% of our entire team are women. A Structure that benefits Consultant Solicitors who are Women Unlike most law firms, at Inksters we don’t have a hierarchical structure. Our structure is flat. Our structure benefits consultant solicitors…
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Forward Thinking Law Conference 2023 - Inksters - Brian Inkster - Moving Forward Presentation

Forward Thinking Law Conference 2023

At Inksters we held our Forward Thinking Law Conference in the Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow over two days this past week. It has been an annual event for many years now but this was the first one post pandemic. So there had, as a result of Covid-19, been a  three year gap. It was great…
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Inksters appoint a Chief Operating Officer and open for business in Dunkeld - Left to Right - Adam Johnson, Katherine Paulin and Brian Inkster (Photo by Iain MacLean)

Inksters appoint a Chief Operating Officer and open in Dunkeld

Inksters have appointed Adam Johnson as their Chief Operating Officer (COO) in Glasgow and Katherine Paulin joins them as a consultant solicitor in Dunkeld. Adam has held various senior positions within Third, Private and Public sectors, typically within operational management roles, before joining Inksters. Katherine joins Inksters from J & H Mitchell in Pitlochry. She…
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fee-sharing law firm in Scotland for 10 years

Fee-sharing law firm in Scotland for 10 years

On 4 January 2013 Inksters pivoted to being a fee-sharing law firm in Scotland. Certainly one of the very earliest law firms to do so in Scotland. Accordingly, that is what we do 10 years later. Today Inksters is the only legal practice operating a fee-share consultancy model in Scotland at scale. Inksters has a…
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First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, hears about Plug & play Law from Brian Inkster at FSB Award Winners Reception - 03.11.22

First Minister hears about Plug & Play Law

At a reception at Bute House last night, the First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, got to hear about Inksters‘ Plug & Play Law model from Brian Inkster. The reception was to recognise the achievements of small businesses across Scotland. FSB Celebrating Small Business Award Winners FSB Celebrating Small Business Award Winners from 2020 and 2022 came…
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Alan Stewart and Brian Inkster (Merlin Business Centre)

Alan Stewart joins forces with Inksters in Renfrew

Alan Stewart joins Inksters as a consultant solicitor from 1 November 2022. Alan Stewart and McCartney Stewart In 1997 Alan Stewart was a co-founder of McCartney Stewart in Renfrew. For the past three years, after Hugh McCartney retired, he has run that firm as a sole practitioner. Now, joining forces with national law firm Inksters,…
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Brian Inkster - Inksters Solicitors - FSB UK Awards - Self-Employed - Sole Trader of the Year - 2022

UK Sole Trader of the Year Award Winner

Inksters won the UK Sole Trader of the Year Award at the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) Awards held in Glasgow on Thursday and hosted by TV personalities Clare Balding and JJ Chalmers. Having won the Scottish regional heat for this award in March Inksters were up against the other 11 regional finalists for the…
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23 years - Inksters

23 years ago today…

23 years ago today I set up a law firm on my own account. I called it Inksters, after me. That is what you did back then, when law firm names were invariably linked with their founders. But at least I didn’t call it Inkster & Co. In the Beginning It started life just with…
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Brian Inkster - Inksters Solicitors - FSB Awards Scotland - Self-employed - Sole Trader of the Year - 2022

Self-employed / Sole Trader of the Year Winner at FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards Scotland

Inksters won the Scottish Self-employed / Sole Trader of the Year Award at the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) Celebrating Small Business Awards in Edinburgh on Thursday. The award recognises the “tenacity and drive that it takes to go it alone”. Brian Inkster set up Inksters as a sole trader in 1999. 23 years later…
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International Women's Day 2022 - Stephanie Christie-Carmichael and Jackie Jobson who both joined Inksters during the pandemic

66.66% are Women

At Inksters we are proud to say, on International Women’s Day, that 66.66% of our people are women. A healthy increase, up from 52% two years ago. Over the past two years, and all during the pandemic, we have added 5 new consultant solicitors to our team, and 4 of those are women: Stephanie Christie-Carmichael…
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