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Law Management Section

July 2018

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Ann Harrison

Awards seasonSubscription

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Ann Harrison looks back at the Section’s annual conference and the implementation of the GDPR, and ahead to our autumn event and the Excellence Awards ceremony

Features

Vidisha Joshi

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Vidisha Joshi made the headlines when she was named managing partner of Hodge Jones & Allen aged just 38, replacing founder Patrick Allen after 40 years. She explains to Duncan Wood how the firm is gearing up for the future

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Prevention and cure

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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

Lucy Trevelyan

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Lucy Trevelyan looks at the professional indemnity insurance landscape for the years ahead. How can firms take advantage of a soft market and prepare for it hardening? What might proposed changes to minimum cover mean for the profession and clients?

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Bright ideasSubscription

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Clients are demanding innovation from their legal advisers, and not only in relation to technology. So how can law firms develop a culture and process which fosters innovation in an effective way? Alastair Beddow and Ben Kent explain

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Turning over a new leafSubscription

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The Law Management Section’s Finance and Business Forum takes place this November. Simon McCrum provides a sneak peek of what he’ll be talking about in his session: why turnover is the wrong measure of a law firm’s success

Vanessa Ugatti

Worth every penny

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Lawyers are not good at charging their true worth. They take their expertise for granted. They go out of their way to deliver for clients. But if you charge your true worth, you will generate more income without having to get more clients. Vanessa Ugatti explains

Ann Harrison

The Annual Conference: the highlightsSubscription

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The Law Management Section annual conference took place in London on 26 April. Ann Harrison, chair of the Section, provides the highlights from the panel session, and members of the committee offer their key takeaways from the day

Sue Bramall

Pick and chooseSubscription

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What’s the right option for marketing in your firm? Should you have a marketing committee or make a single partner responsible? Should you appoint internally, recruit or outsource? Sue Bramall provides her top tips

Andrew Otterburn

Getting away from it allSubscription

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A partner retreat can help strengthen the partnership, and is a key part of the process of developing strategy and making change. Andrew Otterburn explains how to run a successful retreat

Robert Postlethwaite

Share and share alikeSubscription

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Involving employees in the ownership of a business can improve performance, motivate your people, promote team spirit and cohesion, and support succession planning. Robert Postlethwaite looks at the options for law firms

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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 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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