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Law Management Section

Join today Welcome to the Law Management Section - the community for partners, leaders and practice managers in legal businesses. We provide you with support and guidance through our magazine, webinars, events and Financial Benchmarking Survey.

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Learning and career development: share your views

16 April 2019

Tell us what you think of our proposals for a new learning and career development member offer – by taking part in a virtual focus group on Thursday 25 April.

Financial Benchmarking Survey report 2019

Financial Benchmarking Survey shows mid-sized law firms experiencing solid growth

12 April 2019

The results of the Financial Benchmarking Survey 2019 are out.

Scales of Justice

SDT announces planned change to standard of proof

9 April 2019

The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT) has announced that it will apply to adopt the civil standard of proof when it hears cases brought by the regulator

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Partnership additions bounce back

26 March 2019

Law firms added a net 307 new partners to their ranks last year – a dramatic rise on the previous year’s increase of 17, according to figures published on 18 March.

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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. Produced in association with Hazlewoods and sponsored by Lloyds Bank, the latest report is available as a free download.

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We round up the best features and comment on practice management issues, from across the web. We do the legwork so you don't have to!

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Best of the web – April 2019 Subscription

Find out how to make the most of PR, reduce the burden of email and bring value to your clients in our latest selection from across the web.

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Onwards and upwards

9 April 2019By

Accountancy firms of all sizes are looking to build up their legal offerings. But will this challenge mid-sized law firms, or drive new ways of working together? And what effect will proposed regulatory changes have? Grania Langdon-Down investigates

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The client is king

15 January 2019By

How can you kickstart your firm’s growth in 2019? Emma Massingham offers a five-step plan for success through focusing on your targets and clients

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The pursuit of happiness

17 April 2018By

Would you consider your firm a happy place to work? Do you think your people feel the same way? It’s too easy to focus on success, to the exclusion of happiness, says Nick Jarrett-Kerr. So how can you make your firm a great place to work?

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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

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.

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