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  • Chris Bull

    Better together

    9 April 2019 By Chris Bull

    Are you looking to improve back-office functions in your firm, and do you want to achieve efficiencies while retaining management oversight? Chris Bull explains why co-sourcing could be for you

  • Future: Hand holding phone displaying arrows

    Upping the stakes

    9 April 2019 By Harriet Brooke

    The legal marketplace is increasingly volatile and unpredictable. Harriet Brooke looks at two of the key disruptors – millennials and artificial intelligence – and asks what leadership capabilities you need to future-proof your business

  • Jo-Anne Wild

    Lean in

    9 April 2019 By Jo-Anne Wild

    Lean techniques can help you identify inefficiencies in your processes. Jo-Anne Wild presents a beginner’s guide to lean techniques and how to apply them in your own firm

  • Sally Azarmi

    Share and share alike

    12 March 2019 By Sally Azarmi

    New coworking and shared workspaces are popping up all over England and Wales. But can they work for law firms? Sally Azarmi outlines the benefits she’s found since she started coworking

  • Five light bulbs in a row

    Investing in innovation: a strategic imperative in uncertain times?

    15 February 2019 By Felicia Meyerowitz-Singh, Sebastian Knudsen

    Law firms of all sizes need to invest in innovative legal services in order to stay competitive in these uncertain times. Felicia Meyerowitz-Singh and Sebastian Knudsen explain

  • Chetna Bhatt

    Enhancing wellbeing in law: a bottom line issue

    8 February 2019 By Chetna Bhatt

    Chetna Bhatt, one of the speakers at our 2019 people in practice conference , considers the link between wellbeing and the bottom line – and why a fresh perspective is needed to make a strong business case for the wellbeing agenda.

  • Steven Petty

    A difficult age

    15 January 2019 By Steven Petty

    Steven Petty co-founded a niche law firm in 2014. As the firm passes its fifth birthday, he looks back on the challenges and the lessons learned

  • Pair of hands holding magnifying glass over checklist to reveal ticked box

    Checks and balances

    15 January 2019 By Hélène Russell

    You may think checklists are only for the newly qualified. But, as Hélène Russell explains, they can reduce human error, free you up to focus on complex legal work and save your firm time and money 

  • Andrew Otterburn

    The road ahead

    15 January 2019 By Andrew Otterburn

    Members of the Law Management Section committee led sessions at a roadshow this winter to highlight the opportunities and challenges in the year ahead for law firm financial advisers and finance directors. Andrew Otterburn reports back

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    Fail to plan...

    15 January 2019 By Ann Harrison

    As we kick off 2019, many firms will be starting their business planning cycle for the new financial year. But is your firm’s planning as good as it could be? Ann Harrison asks some searching questions

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