The Law Management Section’s 2013 Financial Benchmarking Survey has revealed that law firms across the country have generally experienced increases in profitability but points to a need for firms to refocus on ensuring their long-term financial stability. The report is available for £150 for non-Section members and just £75 for members
Our new Consulting service is offering a free online financial evaluation, which you help you understand your financial position and identify potential problems which you need to address
The practice note covers best practice for managing file closure at the termination of a matter, and the need to manage risks inherent in the mismanagement of file administration
Firms now have until 31 October to submit their data for this year’s Financial Benchmarking Survey.
Data published in the Law Society / Legal Monitor City Legal Index shows that growth in the number of deals facilitated by the top 50 UK City law firms has slowed and the average value of deals has continued to fall
Recent changes mean that all your staff with more than 26 weeks’ continuous service can now make a flexible working request for any reason, regardless of whether they have any caring obligations.
The Law Society’s consumer-facing campaign, designed to support solicitors and the legal profession, launched on 1 September
On 1 August 2014, the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) put out a call for evidence on client protections. The Law Society has responded to this call for evidence
The Law Society held its annual Excellence Awards ceremony on 3 October, celebrating the very best examples of innovation and good practice in the profession. Below, we shine a spotlight on some of the 2014 winners
The Legal Services Board (LSB) has launched a survey aimed at gathering lawyers’ views on the costs regulation imposes on them and their businesses, in order to help identify unnecessary burdens that could potentially be removed