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    Taking shape

    11 April 2017 By Mark Waddilove

    Getting your business structure right will help you with everything from achieving your goals and attracting external investment, to inspiring your people and planning for succession. Mark Waddilove outlines how to make the bests decision for your business

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    Heart of the matter

    8 November 2016 By Grania Langdon-Down

    If you are looking to merge or be acquired, you need to understand your firm’s value, and maximise it by effective planning and due diligence. Grania Langdon-Down talks to the experts

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    In the Manager's Chair: Spinning plates

    8 November 2016 By Duncan Wood

    Duncan Wood talks to Ann Harrison, chairwoman of Stephensons and member of the Law Management Section committee, about juggling multiple roles, presiding over a period of impressive organic growth, and making plans for the future

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    Ringing the changes

    2 August 2016 By Elizabeth Noone

    In conversation with Elizabeth Noone, Christina Blacklaws reflects on her new role as deputy vice president of the Law Society, and discusses effective leadership and pressing issues for the profession

  • darryl cooke 140x96

    Gunning for success

    6 May 2016 By Duncan Wood

    With a distinguished career as a law firm partner behind him, Darryl Cooke co-founded a law firm, gunnercooke, on an innovative new model. He explains to Duncan Wood how the firm is challenging the way that legal services are delivered 

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    Taking shape

    6 May 2016 By Patricia Kinahan, Andrew Allen

    Patricia Kinahan and Andrew Allen discuss the relative merits of an LLP and a limited company – or both – as trading structures for law firms, and how to make the best decision for your business

  • Careers maze

    How can a law firm spread the cost of shareholder exit tax efficiently?

    3 July 2015 By Andy Poole, Nigel Holmes

    Andy Poole and Nigel Holmes provide an overview of a common issue with the limited company structure and how to overcome it

  • Structures

    Limited appeal

    14 May 2015 By Andrew Allen

    In the second of our series on law firm structures, Andrew Allen takes a look at the potential benefits and drawbacks of using a limited company as your core trading structure

  • Patricia Kinahan

    Corporate structures for law firms

    12 May 2015 By Patricia Kinahan

    In one of the four webinars inclusive in 2015 Law Management Section membership, Trish Kinahan discusses the corporate structures for law firms in light of the Autumn statement 2014

  • Shape-of-things

    The shape of things

    15 February 2015 By Aster Crawshaw

    Law firm partnership structures have been under scrutiny in recent years, with some predicting their death knell. Aster Crawshaw looks at their role now, and how to choose between structural options to ensure the best result for your business

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