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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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Law Society publishes new briefing on SRA transparency rules

23 July 2018Updated: 3 August 2018

The new briefing will help you get a better understanding of what the changes were, why they were announced, and initial points to consider for risk and compliance within your practice.

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Law Commission launches consultation on money laundering

23 July 2018

The Law Commission is reviewing the anti-money laundering regime in Part 7 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 and the counter-terrorism financing regime in Part 3 of the Terrorism Act 2000, in order to make the consent regime more effective

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    PAS FAQ: Amending an affidavit

    26 July 2018

    The Law Society’s Practice Advice Service explains whether you can amend a sworn affidavit.

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    The proposed PII reforms – who benefits?

    4 June 2018

    The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) wants to reduce the minimum levels of insurance cover that regulated firms must hold. The Law Society will be submitting our analysis of the proposals. But one of the questions we are left with is: who will benefit from these reforms?

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    Protecting your people and profits ​– a guide for SME law

    21 March 2018

    What are the consequences and considerations if a key person, or fee earner, within your firm is unable to work? Do you have adequate protection in place to mitigate against the risks of this?

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    FAQ: Refusing to provide a service

    19 March 2018

    The Law Society’s Practice Advice Service looks at the circumstances under which you can refuse to provide a service and demonstrate that you have acted properly.

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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 – August 2018

This month’s selection includes articles on changing demands to the legal sector and how to make the most of your website.

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Prevention and cure

3 July 2018By ,

Law firms have been among the many businesses affected by sexual harassment allegations in recent months. Samantha Mangwana, introduced by Alison Downie, explains how to prevent sexual harassment in a law firm, and how to handle accusations if they do occur

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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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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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