Using LinkedIn to further connections and networking can, when done right, can be a huge benefit for Lawyers. Met someone interesting at a networking event? A quick search & connect, and now you can continue the relationship.
Currently there are 210,000 legal professionals on LinkedIn, this number will most likely increase this year.
Hopefully this increase will happen without diluting the quality of content; everyone would agree pictures of cats and food are best saved for Facebook, Instagram & Twitter, with LinkedIn kept professional.
LinkedIn passed 20 million members in the UK this week, with 210,000 legal professionals of one sort or another making up just over 1 per cent of that total. The most-common universities attended by lawyers on LinkedIn are Oxford and Cambridge, with Manchester third.