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  • Innovate - hand selecting lightbulb ideas

    Bright ideas

    3 July 2018

    Clients are demanding innovation from their legal advisers, and not only in relation to technology. So how can law firms develop a culture and process which fosters innovation in an effective way? Alastair Beddow and Ben Kent explain

  • Neil Ford

    Tangled web

    27 April 2018

    Neil Ford discusses how cybersecurity trends seen in 2017 are likely to develop in 2018, and outlines how you can affordably mitigate the threats your firm faces, while meeting increasingly complex compliance obligations

  • digits falling from a cloud into a box

    Future shock?

    17 April 2018

    The legal press is full of stories about emerging technology, but is it really beneficial – and viable – for small to medium-sized firms? Dan Taylor believes it is, and that firms which don’t innovate now risk getting left behind

  • Susan Hallam

    The highest bidder?

    16 January 2018

    Pay-per-click advertising is now a key part of marketing for law firms, but should you also consider bidding on your competitors’ keywords? Susan Hallam looks at the benefits and risks

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    All systems go

    16 January 2018

    Procuring and implementing a new case or practice management system is a huge project, and one that Ann Harrison knows well: her firm is just two months after go-live. Here, she provides some tips on how to get the process right in your own firm

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    Law Society launches new cybersecurity news digest

    1 December 2017

    As part of our cybersecurity and scam prevention support for law firms, we’ve launched a weekly email digest of cybersecurity news relevant to the legal sector – sign up now

  • rohit talwar

    Full steam ahead

    10 October 2017

    Disruptive technologies have been a hot topic in the legal sector in recent years, but what does this mean for people working in the sector? Rohit Talwar, Steve Wells and Alexandra Whittington look at the risks – and the opportunities.  

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    In the balance

    10 October 2017

    The legal press is full of stories about the risks of the new General Data Protection Regulation, but might there be an upside to compliance? Ann Harrison looks at the potential benefits – as well as the burdens and risks. 

  • hacker

    FAQ: How to evaluate potential cyber risks in a law firm

    27 September 2017

    The Law Society’s Practice Advice Service shares information on assessing potential cyber risks

  • person holding floppy disk

    Under control?

    4 July 2017

    Do you know that your law firm is a data controller under the new General Data Protection Regulation, and you must comply with them, or face fines of up to €20m or four per cent of your annual global turnover? Owen O’Rorke provides a beginner’s guide to compliance

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