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CPD competence courses content

Following is the content of our CPD 2018 courses. New content is periodically added to all sections.

A1/2018 Access to law and justice

This course covers recent developments in access to law and justice via the internet.
Recent content includes: Developments in ODR and the online court; What we learned in 2017 about the courts; Technology and access to justice: the end of the beginning?; HMCTS reform update

A2/2018 Legal resources and updates

This course describes a number of useful online legal resources.
Recent content includes: [none in 2018 yet]

A3/2018 Internet tools and techniques

This course covers online tools and techniques that will improve your use of the internet.
Recent content includes: Do I still need to use the www in URLs?

I1/2018 Understanding the internet

This course explains emerging aspects of the internet and technologies and their relevance to lawyers.
Recent content includes: Cryptocurrencies explained; Cybercrime explained

I2/2018 Internet law and regulation

This course covers recent developments in law and regulation relating to the internet.
Recent content includes: Re-consenting to marketing under GDPR?; Algorithms in law; What we learned in 2017 about Big Tech; Thinking strategically about Brexit and data protection; Links in law and practice

P1/2018 Practice management for law firms

This course considers aspects of practice management for law firms affected by internet and technology.
Recent content includes: CRM: the business case for automation, Where next for alternative legal services providers?, Transcription, voice recognition, document generation and AI; Legal jobs and recruitment online

P1a/2018 Practice management for barristers

This course considers aspects of practice management for barristers affected by internet and technology.
Recent content includes: IT and practice management for chambers; Direct access how is it going? Transcription, voice recognition, document generation and AI; Legal jobs and recruitment online

P2/2018 Websites and marketing

(Not suitable for Bar CPD)
This course covers the development and maintenance of websites and effective digital marketing.
Recent content includes: Re-consenting to marketing under GDPR?; When and how to use 301 redirects; Link building best practices and strategies, Facebook as a marketing platform for lawyers, A GDPR impact assessment for websites

P3/2018 Social media in practice

This course considers how social media is used in practice and issues arising.
Recent content includes: What we learned in 2017 about AI, robots and social media

P4/2014 AI and robots in practice

This course considers how artificial intelligence and robots are being used in practice and issues arising. Recent content includes: Algorithms in law; What we learned in 2017 about AI, robots and social media; Artificial intelligence in law in perspective

R1/2018 Regulatory compliance

Guidance to help you comply with the CPD and Continuing Competence requirements