Law Management Section

Welcome to the Law Management Section - the community for partners, leaders and practice managers in legal businesses
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A bright future

8 November 2016By

A range of challenges face partners looking to plan effectively for their retirement in the current volatile marketplace. Mark Waddilove looks at the options, and which to choose at different stages of your retirement planning

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Moving with the times

2 August 2016By

Lucy Trevelyan looks at recent trends in the use of office space in law firms and beyond – including agile working, shoring and activity-based working – and examines the drivers for change, plus the benefits and possible pitfalls

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Featured events


From CPD to Continuing Competence: Are you confident about meeting the new requirements? - 02 February 2017

Designed for busy solicitors working in small firms and sole practices in the West Berkshire area, this practical workshop will help you gain control of the new continuing competence regime and give you confidence in meeting and demonstrating your regulatory obligations. 

Private client seminars

Law Management Section - People in practice - 02 March 2017

Up-to-the-minute strategies and practical guidance to put you ahead of the competition. 

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Law Management Section annual conference 2017 - 20 April 2017

Registration is open to book your place at this year’s Law Management Section annual conference.

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Endorsed accounting firms

The Law Society takes an evidence-based approach to identify your strategic and operational needs. We use this research to help us select partner companies who can meet these needs whilst offering quality and value to you as a member. The Law Society will be endorsing a number of accounting firms to support different regions of England and Wales. We currently have one endorsed partner, covering the Northern regions.

Financial Benchmarking Survey

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Our annual Financial Benchmarking survey is widely recognised as the annual financial health check for small to medium-sized firms. The survey is produced in association with Hazlewoods and sponsored by Lloyds Bank.

The 2017 survey is now open for responses. In addition to an advance executive summary and copy of the Survey report (worth £150), every firm receives a personalised health check report, and will be entered into a prize draw to win a £200 voucher to spend at the Law Society bookshop.

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Benefits of Membership*

Law Management Section renewals

The Law Management 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 Section Committee and will focus on key issues including:

  • Practice Management
  • Talent Management
  • Financial Management
  • Staffing Models
  • IT
  • Client Focus
  • Cyber Security

These issues will be addressed through a range of activities including: Webinars, Magazines, Regional Forums, Seminars, a Conference, Website, E-newsletters and a LinkedIn Group.

*See Section terms and conditions

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