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Law Management Section

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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Partnership additions bounce back

26 March 2019

Law firms added a net 307 new partners to their ranks last year – a dramatic rise on the previous year’s increase of 17, according to figures published on 18 March.

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Baby boomers v millennials: conference recap

22 March 2019

Read a recap of our recent People in Practice conference from Jonathan Rayner in the Law Society Gazette.

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SRA delays launch of new regulatory regime to November

20 March 2019

The new regulatory regime, replacing the SRA Handbook with new SRA Standards and Regulations, will now come into force on 20 November 2019

Excellence Awards 2019 - nominations now open

Excellence Awards 2019: find out about all the law firm management awards

19 February 2019

The Law Society’s Excellence Awards celebrate the hard work and inspirational achievements of solicitors, legal teams and firms of all sizes. More than half recognise excellence in law firm management disciplines

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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 – February 2019 Subscription

This month’s selection includes an article on why you should be reviewing your cash requirements for the year ahead.

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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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