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Join today Welcome to the Law Management Section - the community for partners, leaders and practice managers in legal businesses. We provide you with support and guidance through our magazine, webinars, events and Financial Benchmarking Survey.

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Law Society publishes no-deal Brexit guidance

8 November 2018

What action should your firm be taking in a no-deal scenario?  The Law Society has published a series of papers for solicitors in the event of a no-deal Brexit, including the impact of the loss of judicial cooperation mechanisms and how to provide legal services in the EU.

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Law Society launches best practice guidance on gender pay gap reporting

6 November 2018

Following the introduction of mandatory gender pay gap reporting in 2017, the Law Society has produced guidance for the profession to capture the best practice that will help us set the right standards for the legal sector and build a clearer picture and way forward

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    PAS FAQ: Amending an affidavit

    26 July 2018

    The Law Society’s Practice Advice Service explains whether you can amend a sworn affidavit.

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    The proposed PII reforms – who benefits?

    4 June 2018

    The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) wants to reduce the minimum levels of insurance cover that regulated firms must hold. The Law Society will be submitting our analysis of the proposals. But one of the questions we are left with is: who will benefit from these reforms?

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    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?

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    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.

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The Law Society takes an evidence-based approach to identify your strategic and operational needs. We use this research to help us select partner companies who can meet these needs whilst offering quality and value to you as a member. The Law Society will be endorsing a number of accounting firms to support different regions of England and Wales. We currently have one endorsed partner, covering the Northern regions.

Financial Benchmarking Survey

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Our annual Financial Benchmarking survey is widely recognised as the annual financial health check for small to medium-sized firms. Produced in association with Hazlewoods and sponsored by Lloyds Bank, the latest report is available as a free download.

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Best of the web – October 2018 Subscription

What does a cyber-attack look like close up? How can you support a staff member with autism spectrum disorder? We’ve swept up the best features and news from across the web this autumn. 

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Exit polls

2 October 2018By

With odds shortening for a ‘fudged’ or no-deal Brexit, law firms are being advised to hope for the best but prepare for the worst, as the clock ticks down to March 2019. Grania Langdon-Down investigates

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Prevention and cure

3 July 2018By ,

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

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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

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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