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The best of the web - February 2017

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This month’s round-up of the best practice management comment and features from across the web includes articles on technological innovation in law firms, the launch of online divorce, advising clients, managing stress, and challenging mental health stigma among lawyers.  

Innovation and technology 

City firm launches innovative alternative legal services platform 

Fieldfisher launches multi-product ALS platform with initial focus on the derivatives and securities financing markets. (http://www.fieldfisher.com)

Clients 

Give advice not options, ABS chief tells lawyers 

Neil Moyles, managing director of the Progeny Group, believes lawyers must be prepared to give their clients advice rather than a range of options. (Legal Futures) 

Wellbeing

Managing Stress - 10 tips to support your wellbeing 

More and more solicitors are suffering from stress at work, potentially affecting both their own wellbeing and the productivity of their businesses. Rita Oscar offers her top tips for managing stress in the legal profession. (The Law Society) 

Challenging mental health stigma among lawyers

Law firms must take the lead on dealing with mental health issues. (Solicitors Journal)

Business development

How to: recruit apprentices

Apprentices can breathe new life into law firms, hears Grania Langdon-Down, but the recruitment process requires a detailed business plan. (The Law Society Gazette)

 

 

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