Nick Holmes is a publishing consultant specialising in the legal sector. He is Managing Director of legal information services company infolaw Limited and webmaster and principal consultant for infolaw.
Nick has extensive experience in legal publishing and on the web. He launched the original version of the infolaw website in 1995 – the first UK legal resource site on the web. With Delia Venables he wrote Researching the Legal Web: a guide to legal resources on the internet, published by Butterworths in 1997. With Delia he now also edits and publishes the series of Legal Web CPD courses and the bi-monthly Internet Newsletter for Lawyers in print and online here.
For some years he wrote a monthly “Page on the Web” column for the Solicitors’ Journal. He has also contributed to a number of other legal publications.
Nick now writes regularly for the Newsletter and on his blog Binary Law.
Delia Venables consults and writes on IT and internet topics relating to legal applications. Her website was one of the first legal resources to arrive on the UK legal web in 1995 and it is still going strong at www.venables.co.uk.
Together with Nick Holmes, she jointly writes and edits the current series of Legal Web CPD courses and the Internet Newsletter for Lawyers which is a bi-monthly newsletter covering how lawyers can make the best use of resources online (particularly free ones), how they can use the internet for improving service to their clients, how it is changing legal practice, how lawyers can market themselves and also sell legal services online, legal aspects of e-commerce and IT issues relating to all these topics.