Law Society Communities

Our communities help you develop in your professional life and make the most out of your Law Society

Find out more

Law Management Section

Latest features


Protecting your people and profits ​– a guide for SME law

21 March 2018

What are the consequences and considerations if a key person, or fee earner, within your firm is unable to work? Do you have adequate protection in place to mitigate against the risks of this?

thumbs up and down yes no

FAQ: Refusing to provide a service

19 March 2018

The Law Society’s Practice Advice Service looks at the circumstances under which you can refuse to provide a service and demonstrate that you have acted properly.

suit handshake

Should your firm team up with an IFA?

19 February 2018By

With accountancy firms moving into legal work, and unregulated legal advice on the rise, the competitive pressure on law firms is getting more intense. Could joining forces with independent financial advisers be the answer? Ian Muirhead presents his case.


Clarity for Lawyers: book review

1 February 2018

Peter Todd, training partner at Hodge Jones & Allen LLP, explains why Clarity for Lawyers by Mark Adler and Daphne Perry, now in its 3rd edition, is a must-read for all lawyers. 

Older features

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!


Best of the web – March 2018

15 March 2018

This month’s round-up of best practice management comment, features, and news from across the web includes articles on wellbeing and mental health, leadership, and technology and innovation. 

best of the web 0118 390x234

Best of the web – February 2018

1 February 2018

This month’s round-up of best practice management comment, features, and news from across the web includes articles on financial management at law firms, motivation at work, owning up to workplace mistakes, business development, innovation and more.

All 'best of the web'

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

Join today

The links below will take you to