The Law Society’s Practice Advice Service shares information on assessing potential cyber risks
This month’s round-up of best practice management comment, features, and news from across the web includes articles on GDPR, why law firms should collaborate with schools, achieving wellbeing in the workplace through design, adapting to workplace disruption, and insight into the top 100 straplines and positioning statements from UK law firms.
Philipp Biermann and Andreas Panayiotou set out five actions you can take to improve your pricing outcomes and create significant value for your firm.
Sass Boucher is a counsellor and psychotherapist registered with the BACP, working in private practice. She discusses how the act of self-care can be an antidote to working in stressful and traumatic roles.
This month’s round-up of best practice management comment, features, and news from across the web includes articles on technological innovation in law firms, workplace productivity, and how to improve your emotional resilience.
This month’s round-up of best practice management comment and features from across the web includes articles on technological innovation in law firms, workplace productivity, the areas of law firm management which need to be addressed, and how to use an award to promote your firm.
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
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.
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 has delivered his first – and last – autumn statement as chancellor. What are the key points for law firms?
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.
Partner Jeremy Holt discusses growing and running a law firm, according to ‘conventional wisdom’.
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
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
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
The Law Society’s Practice Advice Service answers questions relating to compliance, finance and administration
A lawyer’s career hinges on their ability to win work. Douglas McPherson suggests five alternative options for those that don’t like formal networking
The requirement for a register of ‘persons with significant control’ came into force on 6 April 2016. Alison Matthews explains what you need to know
Effective internal communication will reap dividends over time. Rachel Brushfield explains the role it plays in building employee engagement.
The Law Society’s Practice Advice Service can give you a helping hand. We are a team of solicitors who advise on practice and procedure on a wide variety of subjects, including anti-money laundering, conveyancing, client care and complaints handling.
Can LinkedIn help lawyers improve their practice in an efficient and cost effective way, or is it a time-consuming luxury? Barry Wilkinson reviews LinkedIn for Lawyers - Developing a Profile to Grow Your Practice (by Emily Miller and Kirsten Hodgson) and offers his verdict
Creating ‘a great place to work’ is a key element of talent attraction and retention. Julie Harrison explains the challenges and provides a taster of her session at the LMS annual conference on 27 April
Law firms have now largely woken up to the dangers of cybercrime, but even firms that have done their utmost to secure their IT systems are vulnerable to a new threat, explains Stuart Poole-Robb
Joanne Perry explains the main causes of absence and provides a taster of her session at the LMS HR forum on 16 March
In part 2 of their guide to using LinkedIn as a business tool, Emily Miller and Susan Kench explain how to build and engage with your network
Deborah Gray explains where firms go wrong in recruitment and provides a taster of her session at the LMS HR forum on 16 March
Paul Gribbon explains why 2015 was a watershed year for cybersecurity
Robert Banner, chair of the Law Management Section committee, outlines a key development in the membership of the Law Managment Section
Emily Miller and Susan Kench explain how LinkedIn can help smaller law firms to generate and support the relationships that grow their client base
Members of the Law Management Section share what they have learned in 2015 and their tips for the year ahead
Crispin Passmore explains how the SRA intends to reform how it regulates financial management in response to changes in consumer and market behaviours
Jo Morris discusses the difficulties faced by compliance officers and provides a taster of her session at the LMS finance and business conference on 17 November
Mark Carver provides his top tips for managing client files and minimising risk exposure
Andy Poole and Nigel Holmes provide an overview of a common issue with the limited company structure and how to overcome it