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  • Ian Hopkins

    Why join the Law Management Section committee?

    27 March 2017

    The Law Management Section committee currently has four vacancies. Current committee member Ian Hopkins explains why he joined, how it’s benefitted him and his firm, and how the committee supports Section members

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    The best of the web - February 2017

    3 February 2017

    This month’s round-up of the best practice management comment and features from across the web includes articles on technological innovation in law firms, the launch of online divorce, advising clients, managing stress, and challenging mental health stigma among lawyers.  

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    The best of the web - December 2016

    12 December 2016

    This month’s round-up of the best practice management comment and features from across the web includes articles on the technology skills lawyers need in the new marketplace, how to use web anlalytics to succeed online, and the good and bad reasons for choosing to merge

  • philip hammond

    Autumn statement 2016 – impact on law firms and their clients

    24 November 2016 By Steve Roberts

    Philip Hammond has delivered his first – and last – autumn statement as chancellor. What are the key points for law firms?

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    The best of the web - October 2016

    13 October 2016

    This month’s round-up of the best practice management comment and features from across the web includes articles on effective email marketing, cash flow management, and cloud-based software for lawyers.

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    Defying conventional wisdom

    30 August 2016

    Partner Jeremy Holt discusses growing and running a law firm, according to ‘conventional wisdom’.

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    Client reviews: 5 benefits of using an independent consultant

    26 August 2016 By Daphne Thissen

    Do you fully understand your clients’ needs?  Are they really satisfied with your service? Daphne Thissen explains the benefits of using a consultant for client reviews

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    SRA Handbook proposals: Catherine Dixon responds

    24 August 2016 By Catherine Dixon

    The Solicitors Regulation Authority is consulting on major changes to the SRA Handbook. Law Society chief executive Catherine Dixon outlines the risks the proposals present to the legal profession and to clients

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    Book review - Remaking Law Firms: Why & How

    24 August 2016 By Barry Wilkinson

    Remaking Law Firms: Why & How (by George Beaton and Imme Kaschner) provides a very valuable foretaste of what is to come - don’t say you weren’t warned, says Barry Wilkinson

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    COLP & COFA: FAQs

    24 August 2016

    The Law Society’s Practice Advice Service answers questions relating to compliance, finance and administration