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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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FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards -Shortlisted Finalist - Inksters

FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards Finalists

Inksters are finalists in the Scottish heat of this year’s FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards. This is in the self-employed/sole trader of the year category. Brian Inkster set up Inksters as a sole trader in 1999. 23 years later and Brian is still a sole trader. Inksters now has 9 employees and 17 other sole…
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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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Inksters Plug and Play Law Goody Bag

Glasgow Sole Practitioners Group hear all about Plug & Play Law

Brian Inkster gave a presentation this evening on Plug & Play Law to the Glasgow Sole Practitioners Group at the Royal Faculty of Procurators in Glasgow. Brian explained to them the history of Inksters and how he effectively reinvented the firm in 2013 as a new start-up under the Plug & Play Law model where…
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