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Setting up shop: how to start up a small law firm (8 September)

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This event will provide practical advice on setting up your own firm

Featuring practical case studies from solicitors with first hand experience in successfully building a practice.

Join this webinar to hear practical guidance from two solicitors who have started their own law firms including what needs to be considered, calculating start up costs, and the reality of managing your own firm.

The session will cover:

  • The pros and cons of starting your own law firm
  • The prerequisites
  • Assessing the choice of regulator (SRA? BSB? Anyone else?) and it’s impact
  • Everything else you need to cover when setting up
  • How long does it take and how much does it cost to get started?
  • What does it take to make a success of your firm?
  • What is running your own firm really like?

Participants will benefit by gaining a much greater understanding of the realities of setting up and running your own law firm.

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Benefits of Membership*

The Family Section will provide you with support, advice, networking opportunities and enable the sharing of best practice with peers.

The current Section Engagement programme has been created in consultation with the Advisory Group and will focus on key issues including:

  • Sharland and Gohil Supreme Court Judgement
  • Family Law Protocol
  • General Children Law update
  • Forced marriages
  • Divorce centres a year on
  • Pensions for family lawyers
  • General financial remedies update
  • Surrogacy
  • Social media as a business tool: Is LinkedIn worth my time?
  • Emotional resilience
  • Domestic Violence
  • Serious Crime Act 2015: FGM provisions

These issues will be addressed through a range of activities including: Seminars, Discounts off Law Society publications and webinars, Features, Commentary, Webinars, News and a LinkedIn Group.

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