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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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Law Management Section - 'People in Practice' conference (28 February 2018)

A practical and strategic HR event for legal professionals and HR professionals in law. 

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

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

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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.

Recent SFD Events

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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.

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Setting up shop – how to start up a small law firm (09 March 2017, Birmingham)

Are you toying with the idea of starting your own small law firm? Maybe it’s a long-held dream, or perhaps you’ve reached a turning point in your job / life? Whatever the reason or circumstance, this event will give you all the encouragement you need to take the first step. 

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

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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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Understanding Lexcel - working towards the Standard (18 May 2017, London)

With ever-increasing competitive forces and client demands, it’s vital that providers of legal services manage the quality of advice and level of client service delivered. 

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 2016/17 Engagement Programme