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The Law Management Section covers all practice management and leadership disciplines

Andrew Allen

Blow-by-blow accountSubscription

15 January 2019By

Andrew Allen provides an overview of the changes to the SRA Accounts Rules, expected to come into force in April 2019. What are the challenges and opportunities, and what do firms need to do now to prepare?

Andrew Otterburn

The road aheadSubscription

15 January 2019By

Members of the Law Management Section committee led sessions at a roadshow this winter to highlight the opportunities and challenges in the year ahead for law firm financial advisers and finance directors. Andrew Otterburn reports back

All Finance

Recent People and Leadership

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Flying startSubscription

15 January 2019By

Recruitment and retention is a growing challenge for all firms, especially of lawyers starting their careers. So what are firms doing to attract and retain junior lawyers? Diana Bentley investigates, in the first article of our special focus on junior lawyers

Leanne Yendell

A fresh perspectiveSubscription

15 January 2019By

In the second article in our special focus on junior lawyers, Leanne Yendell looks at how your newly qualified lawyers can help you with everything from understanding client needs to building an effective workplace culture

All People and Leadership

Andrew Allen

Blow-by-blow accountSubscription

15 January 2019By

Andrew Allen provides an overview of the changes to the SRA Accounts Rules, expected to come into force in April 2019. What are the challenges and opportunities, and what do firms need to do now to prepare?

Steve Ray

Shifting sandsSubscription

15 January 2019By ,

PII is in flux. The market is hardening, free post-run-off cover is ceasing, regulatory changes will introduce classes of solicitor with less or no cover, and proposed changes could reduce minimum cover. Steve Ray and Jenny Screech round up the changes, and the likely effects

All Regulation and Compliance

Mark Briegal

Growing pains

15 January 2019By ,

No form of growth is easy, but in a competitive market, no firm can afford to rest on its laurels. Mark Briegal and Howard Hackney look at the pros and cons of the three main ways of growing your firm: merger, acquisition, and organic growth

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Outside voice

2 October 2018By

External investment is increasingly common in the legal sector, and for all sizes of firm. But is it for you? Tom Blandford helps you decide

All Mergers and Structures

Lawyer and client with four icons above (crown, arrow in center of target, graph showing growth, and a thumbs up)

The client is king

15 January 2019By

How can you kickstart your firm’s growth in 2019? Emma Massingham offers a five-step plan for success through focusing on your targets and clients

All Business Development

Five light bulbs in a row

Investing in innovation: a strategic imperative in uncertain times?

15 February 2019By ,

Law firms of all sizes need to invest in innovative legal services in order to stay competitive in these uncertain times. Felicia Meyerowitz-Singh and Sebastian Knudsen explain

All Strategy and Innovation

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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