Tag: Plug and Play Law

Forward Thinking Law

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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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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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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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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First Fee-Share Law Firm in Scotland?

Fee-share law firms and Scotland

It was amusing to see today a newly established law firm in Scotland, spun out from an English one, claim to be “the first fee-share law firm in Scotland” as they launch with just one consultant solicitor in the country. Ahem… Fee-share law firms are certainly not new to Scotland. Inksters have been doing just…
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Inksters concentrate on Consultancy Business Model

Concentrating Purely on the Consultancy Business Model

From today, after 22 years in business, Inksters are concentrating purely on the consultancy business model. A model that Inksters first started to move towards over 8 years ago. Inksters transition is now complete to a law firm where all solicitors benefit financially directly from the fruits of their own labours. Inksters no longer have…
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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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