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  • China
    Feature

    Opportunity for English and Welsh law firms to meet future Chinese business partners and clients

    2015-05-01T14:13:00Z

    To coincide with our annual one-day International Marketplace Conference 2015  on 1 July 2015 , lawyers from China will be visiting the Law Society for a four-day programme from Tuesday 30 June to Friday 3 July 2015 .

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    Opinion

    The big event

    2015-05-14T16:18:00Z

    In recent editions I have mentioned that, for a variety of reasons, the Law Management Section committee has been very short on members; I am delighted to report that we now have a full complement.

  • Steven Petty
    Feature

    Game plan?

    2015-05-14T16:17:00Z

    In the first of a series on setting up a new firm, Steven Petty looks at the importance of a strategic plan in ensuring the business has appropriate goals – and achieves them

  • Evolving for success
    Feature

    Evolving for success

    2015-05-14T16:14:00Z

    In a healthy but changeable legal services market, firms cannot afford to rest on their laurels. Nick Jarrett-Kerr suggests 12 strategic projects for firms looking to get and stay ahead of the competition

  • Alan Hodgart
    Feature

    Under the lens

    2015-05-14T15:59:00Z

    Alan Hodgart explains why a clear strategic focus is essential for the smaller law firm, and how to define and execute your strategy to the benefit of your business and your clients

  • Structures
    Feature

    Limited appeal

    2015-05-14T15:57:00Z

    In the second of our series on law firm structures, Andrew Allen takes a look at the potential benefits and drawbacks of using a limited company as your core trading structure

  • David Gilroy
    Feature

    Who do you know?

    2015-05-14T15:56:00Z

    David Gilroy explains how effective client relationship management can help you keep and win clients, and how to get it right in practice

  • Catherine Gannon
    Feature

    The business end

    2015-05-14T15:55:00Z

    Catherine Gannon talks to Diana Bentley about the challenges and rewards of setting up Gannons, a boutique firm working with private companies and small businesses

  • Nicola Jones
    Feature

    After hours

    2015-05-14T15:48:00Z

    The changes to solicitors’ CPD, from an hours-based to a competency-based regime, are now well under way. Nicola Jones outlines the practicalities of compliance with the new system, and the benefits it can bring for firms and the legal sector

  • Rocky road
    Feature

    Rocky road

    2015-05-14T15:44:00Z

    In a volatile market, the expectations placed on solicitors can put a real strain on their practice. Paul Coombes explains how you can manage expectations and stay ahead in one of the most changeable areas of practice: residential conveyancing