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Law Management Section

Welcome to the Law Management Section - the community for partners, leaders and practice managers in legal businesses
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Section members receive our quarterly magazine, Managing for Success. Read sample articles exclusively here or find out more about the magazine

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Under control?

4 July 2017By

Do you know that your law firm is a data controller under the new General Data Protection Regulation, and you must comply with them, or face fines of up to €20m or four per cent of your annual global turnover? Owen O’Rorke provides a beginner’s guide to compliance

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Be prepared

11 April 2017By

Many law firms do not have an effective business continuity plan in place, imagining that insurance will cover them, or even that a real catastrophe could never happen to them. Lisa Hesketh explains why a plan is vital for every firm

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Legal services in a data-driven world (27 September 2017, London)

A one-day conference focusing on cybersecurity, digital regulation and the emerging technologies affecting the legal sector. 

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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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