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The Law Management Section covers all practice management and leadership disciplines

Financial Benchmarking Survey report 2019

Financial Benchmarking Survey shows mid-sized law firms experiencing solid growth

12 April 2019

The results of the Financial Benchmarking Survey 2019 are out.

Andy Harris

A sneak previewSubscription

9 April 2019By ,

The 2019 Law Management Section Financial Benchmarking Survey will be published very soon. In the meantime, Andy Harris , lead author of the report, gives a sneak peek at some of the key findings

All Finance

Recent People and Leadership

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Upping the stakesSubscription

9 April 2019By

The legal marketplace is increasingly volatile and unpredictable. Harriet Brooke looks at two of the key disruptors – millennials and artificial intelligence – and asks what leadership capabilities you need to future-proof your business

Paul Bennett

Inside job

9 April 2019By

We all trust our partners, colleagues, employees and advisers. But law firms are often hierarchical, so we can become too reliant on certain individuals. How can we avoid ‘key person risk’? Paul Bennett considers

All People and Leadership

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SRA reviews anti-money laundering compliance in firms

14 June 2019

The Solicitors Regulation Authority has expressed concerns about fee earners’ understanding of anti-money laundering and the procedures adopted by firms.

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Law firms need to do more to comply with transparency rules

14 June 2019

Almost one in five law firms are not complying with the transparency rules, the Solicitors Regulation Authority has found in a random web sweep.

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

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Onwards and upwards

9 April 2019By

Accountancy firms of all sizes are looking to build up their legal offerings. But will this challenge mid-sized law firms, or drive new ways of working together? And what effect will proposed regulatory changes have? Grania Langdon-Down investigates

All Business Development

Chris Bull

Better together

9 April 2019By

Are you looking to improve back-office functions in your firm, and do you want to achieve efficiencies while retaining management oversight? Chris Bull explains why co-sourcing could be for you

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.

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