Welcome to CLIG

Since 1976 the City Legal Information Group (CLIG) has been supporting legal information professionals in and around London. We regularly organise topical and social events with the aim of helping information professionals network and share their thoughts and experiences.

From small beginnings, we have now grown to a large membership, representing all sectors of the profession. If you are a legal information professional, please take a look at our current events calendar and membership benefits. Our membership fee is very modest and we offer a lot in return.

Latest News & Events

Write up of the ‘Knowledge Management in Law Firms’ Panel Talk

News posted on Apr 28, 2022 by Agnieszka Dyzma

Member and attendee of the event, Clare Brown has written a summary of the key themes she teased out from the event. You can read her original post here” – link below:

What is the relationship between knowledge management and legal tech? (vable.com)

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CLIG: Informal gathering 10th Feb Farringdon

News posted on Feb 10, 2022 by Agnieszka Dyzma

Those eager eyed amongst you may have noticed that there has been no word of a New Year Party this year. Though we didn’t share anything with you, our members, we had begun planning the party but with the continued uncertainty over covid restrictions we decided to postpone.
 

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CLIG Panel Talk “A Reflection on Careers: Legal Information Paths”

News posted on Jul 15, 2021 by Agnieszka Dyzma

CLIG warmly invites you to our reflection on legal information careers. The last 16 or so months have forced cognitive shifts and perspective changes on all of us. Whether you’ve had career plans halted due to the pandemic or have had quiet time enough to meditate on the possibility of change, or perhaps you’ve spent so much time working remotely you feel you’ve lost touch with the wider perspective of what peers and colleagues are doing.

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SLA Conference 2021

News posted on May 24, 2021 by Grant Hood

SLA Europe will be holding their annual conference virtually on June 30th and July 1st. This looks to be an excellent event!

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“What next?” I hear you cry, once Easter is over and all the eggs have been eaten. “It’s the City Legal Information Group Spring Party,” I reply with gusto!

CLIG would like to invite you to The Tank and Paddle, Bishopsgate to share pizza and fermented beverages in the company of like-minded professionals for a touch of networking.

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CLIG warmly invites you to join our discussion “Knowledge Management in Law Firms”, in our virtual panel talk format. We’ve invited 4 experts to discuss key themes including:

• What is KM and how is it different to information management?
• What are some key responsibilities / initiatives for KM in law firms?
• How do IM / KM professionals collaborate and how can the relationship be leveraged?
• How to drive cultural change?

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“John Sheridan, the Digital Director of the National Archives will tell us about their new official judgments portal. Described by the Law Society Gazette as a “comprehensive online archive of ’judgments as data’’” it has been designed with its own “legal document markup language” to aid legal data insight generation.

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Come and join CLIG for a tour of the Middle Temple Library. The tour convenes at 6.15pm but members who wish to view the current exhibition “ From Middle Temple to Manoa” are encouraged to arrive early and view from 6pm onwards. 

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