Law Management Section

Welcome to the Law Management Section - the community for partners, leaders and practice managers in legal businesses
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The big catch

31 January 2017By ,

Tendering for legal work is more common than ever for small to medium-sized law firms. Steph Hogg explains how to handle the bidding process, and Sarah Barrett-Vane outlines the specifics for public sector tendering

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Live and learn

31 January 2017By

The continuing competence regime has now been compulsory for just over two months. Diana Bentley talks to the regulator, firms and industry experts about how the change is being implemented in practice

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Featured events

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Discover the full potential of LinkedIn (22 March, London)

Learn how this tool can power up your business profile, boost your commercial and career opportunities and attract new clients. 


What makes a successful law firm? North West manager and partner forum (23 March, Manchester)

Topics for discussion will include cybersecurity, recruitment and retention and data protection.

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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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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