28 Jun 2019

Anyone who has worked with me or reads my posts on Linked In, knows that I know a bit about Microsoft Word.  I have spent most of my working life becoming an expert in its tricks, its foibles, its pitfalls and a multitude of shortcuts and workarounds.

The key phrase her...

11 Mar 2019

We see many of our lawyer clients successfully growing their businesses, and at the same time taking on more tasks and being “self-sufficient”. But being self-sufficient doesn’t necessarily mean being efficient

Law firm owners and managers are starting to ask more que...

17 Dec 2018

This is a picture of Tracy and I, one of my best friends at work when I worked at a White & Case.  Sadly, she was killed almost 4 years ago.  It’s at this time of year when I remember people who have gone before and the good times I’ve spent with them.  

The c...

4 May 2018

If you want your tap fixed, you call a plumber. So why struggle with Microsoft Word formatting?

26 Mar 2018

Bluebird recently attended the Future Lawyers Conference at BPP University Law School in London.


New innovations and technologies are well and truly embedded in law firms of all shapes and sizes, for many different purposes.  But what about the basics?


Adam Curphey, He...

20 Nov 2016

I have worked in large law firms for 30 years in support roles.  New processes and innovative ways of working are considered "radical" and discussed only at the top tier of management - so as not to frighten the troops! 

Indeed, if a decision is made not to make th...

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