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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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On the up

10 October 2017By

The take-up of apprenticeships in law firms has been cautious, but the concept is now starting to gain traction. Grania Langdon-Down speaks to firms about the practicalities, benefits and challenges of taking on apprentices. 

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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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Law Management Section finance and business forum 2017 (14 November, London)

The Law Management Section finance and business forum features excellent and inspirational speakers who will give practical and insightful guidance on achieving and managing success. 

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Discover the full potential of LinkedIn (18 October, London)

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

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Cybersecurity - what's happening behind the headlines? (28 September, Manchester)

Hosted by Barclays Bank, Ann Harrison, chairwoman of Stephensons Solicitors LLP and vice chair of the Law Society’s Law Management Section committee, leads the next North West forum, featuring a presentation from Charlie Edwards of Xyone Cyber Security Solutions Ltd.

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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.

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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