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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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SRA reviews anti-money laundering compliance in firms

14 June 2019

The Solicitors Regulation Authority has expressed concerns about fee earners’ understanding of anti-money laundering and the procedures adopted by firms.

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Law firms need to do more to comply with transparency rules

14 June 2019

Almost one in five law firms are not complying with the transparency rules, the Solicitors Regulation Authority has found in a random web sweep.

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Recap from our 2019 annual conference

10 June 2019

Jonathan Rayner recaps our recent conference on success in an ever-changing world for the Law Society Gazette.

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Legal Services Board backs freelance solicitors practising without insurance cover

10 June 2019

The oversight regulator has rubber-stamped controversial reforms allowing solicitors to work as freelancers without indemnity insurance.

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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 – June 2019 Subscription

This month’s round-up includes features on the price transparency rules, the ethnicity pay gap and the GDPR.

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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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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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