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Small Firms Division

Welcome to the Small Firms Division - the community for small firms and sole practitioners

We commission exclusive articles designed to support small law firms and sole practices, and showcase the experiences and expertise of these businesses and the people who work in them

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9 big issues for small firms right now

29 August 2018

The legal sector continues to face many challenges to its traditional methods and practices. For small law firms, recognising these challenges, and seeking advice and making plans to address them, is critical to their future survival and success. Rosy Rourke lists the top considerations at the moment for anyone running a small law firm.

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3 ways to future-proof your firm

30 July 2018

Justin Rourke outlines three ways in which you can future-proof your firm for the future.

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Sally Azarmi: cut back on overheads

20 December 2016

Sally Azarmi, director of Azarmi & Co and chair of the Law Society’s Small Firms Committee, recommends keeping close track of business expenses

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Jon Whittle: what are the challenges facing small law firms?

20 December 2016

Jon Whittle shares insights on the problems facing small firms today

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Paul Bennett: stand out with better communication

20 December 2016

Paul Bennett endorses the ‘art of the telephone call’ 

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Jon Whittle: Lexis Nexis’ research on small law firms

20 December 2016

Jon Whittle reveals how small firms are viewing future business prospects

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Small Firms regulation update and summer reception (19 July, London)

Philip Giles, chair of the Small Firms Division, invites you to attend our summer reception and find out about the regulatory major developments coming your way.

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Small Firms Division annual conference 2018 (London and Leeds)

Our half-day conferences will take place in autumn and will supply you with the tools to review and strengthen your strategy, enabling you to provide your clients with well-informed advice and practical support.

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Exclusive: Free Westlaw small firm updates

We give you exclusive free access to case law and legislation updates, regulatory developments and news in a range of practice areas, through our monthly updates provided by Westlaw UK

About the Small firms Division

Your Small Firms Division is dedicated to meeting the needs of all smaller legal businesses, including sole practitioners.

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