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Small Firms Division

We hold an annual conference designed to support sole practitioners and small firm leaders, as well as a number of other events throughout the year. The Law Society also runs a range of webinars, seminars and conferences on all areas of law and practice.

Upcoming SFD Events

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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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Webinar: Data Protection for support staff (31 January 2018)

Practical insights on what needs to be done to prepare all levels of staff for the GDPR. 

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Cyber security fatigue? How to chose the right security actions for the busy small firm practice

Join this webinar if you are fatigued by seeing endless stories in the national and specialist legal press and wondering how and where to start to make your firm and your clients safer when doing business online.  

We round up some other Law Society on- and offline line training relevant to small firms

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Seminar series: Making the most of the soft market (July and September)

Take advantage of the current market conditions for PII and book your place on our seminar series on GDPR, Cyber and managing risk within your firm.

Past SFD Events

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Complaints management for smaller firms - how to not make things worse, 28 November

Clients expect more and more from the services you provide. It’s in your interest to give high priority to effective complaint management. Learn the top tips for handling complaints and better still how to eliminate them before they start.

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Complaints management for smaller firms (Manchester, 27 April)

Learn the top tips for handling complaints and better still how to eliminate them before they start.

About the Small firms Division

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

See our 2017/18 Engagement Programme

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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.