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28 October 2013

Social Media Month Book Now


Members are encouraged to attend as it will provide an opportunity for you to gain CPD points and importantly provide you with insight and knowledge about Social media, what it is, how it will help your practice, how it will generate money for you. how it will generate new clients and how important it has become.

Venue: Law Society House, Belfast
Cost: £25 per lecture
CPD: 1 Client Care and Practice Management CPD hour per lecture
Registration & refreshments: from 12.30pm - 1.00pm


LECTURE 2MONDAY 11TH NOVEMBER 2013 - (1.00 - 2:00pm)



The Social Media - a lawyer's friend or foe?










The Honourable Mr Justice Gillen


LECTURE 3MONDAY 18TH NOVEMBER 2013 - (1.00 - 2:00pm)



It's not about the technology - making children safer online, a view for the legalprofession.







Jim Gamble, CEO , INEQE Group



13 November 2013, 1:00pm - 2.00PM
The Dodo bird - unfortunate or just plain stupid?

SPEAKER Paul O'Connor, Communications Officer with the Law Society
THEME What social media is and how it is transforming the global village. How social media impacts on solicitors' practices and their clients. Why practices need to embrace social media.


13 November 2013, 2:00pm - 3.00PM
Social Media - A business opportunity for solicitors' practices?

SPEAKERS Emma Hunt & Kiera Lee, Directors, Mills Selig
THEME An overview of legal issues emerging from the increased use of social media. What does this mean for your practice? A look at emerging sources of revenue for solicitors' practices as a result of recent developments. How to write social media policies and howthese can generate income.


15 November 2013, 1:00pm
Social Media and the Law - A Snapshot

SPEAKER Mark Jackson, Managing Partner, Thompsons Solicitors
THEME An overview of recent case law and relevant legislation involving social media and its use, including:-
The dangers of social media in the workplace - employment law decisions; The risks of posting on Twitter and Facebook -defamation/libel cases and criminal prosecution


15 November 2013, 2:00pm
How to use social media effectively
SPEAKERS Peter Thompson & Brian Scott, Navigator Blue
THEME Overview of the current social media platforms, how to use them, how to set objectives when using social media and some case studies.


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