Tag: Brian Inkster

Forward Thinking Law

Escaping Big Law - Lawyer with no work - life balance at Big Law - Plug and Play Law instead

Escape from Big Law

The perils of working for Big Law and the reasons why you just might want to escape from Big Law were recently highlighted by a presentation given by a senior associate at US law firm Paul Hastings to junior members of the firm. Non-Negotiable Expectations at Big Law The presentation sets out 10 non-negotiable expectations…
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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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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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Fee Share Law Firm Inksters-warns-of-dangers of Cryptocurrencies

5 reasons why Inksters will not be taking payment in cryptocurrency or paying their consultant solicitors in cryptocurrency

A fee-share law firm this week announced that it is the first top 200 UK law firm to take payment in cryptocurrency. They claim this means it can work with a wider variety of clients and its ‘partners’ (self-employed consultant solicitors) can be paid how they choose. They are, of course, not the first law…
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Not the first fee -sharing law firm in Scotland (not even third)

Another fee-sharing law firm claims to be first in Scotland

Yesterday another English law firm set up shop in Scotland claiming to be the first fee-sharing law firm ever to operate north of Hadrian’s Wall. This was first claimed, also wrongly, by one of their English competitors back in May of this year. We have again contacted the publications where these erroneous claims have been…
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Maverick Law

Maverick Law

Following the official launch of Plug & Play Law the news was reported at insider.co.uk (the online sister website of Scottish Business Insider, Scotland’s oldest business magazine) with the headline “Maverick lawyer launches radical new collective-style business model”. The article went on to say:- The entrepreneurial lawyer and Twitter aficionado Brian Inkster, an advocate for…
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Brian Inkster - Inksters - Plug & Play Law

Inksters launch Plug & Play Law

Inksters Solicitors have launched Plug & Play Law in a drive to build on and enhance their business expansion in Scotland. Plug & Play is a term for law firms coined by Mitch Kowalski in his book ‘The Great Legal Reformation: Notes from the Field’ that features Inksters. Mitch Kowalski refers to Plug & Play…
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