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  • Fiona Heald
    Opinion

    Morning matters

    2020-02-13T00:00:00Z

    Fiona Heald explains how we’re trialling a new early start for some Section events, based on feedback from last year’s equality and diversity survey

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    Opinion

    Risk assessments – are you ready?

    2020-01-20T07:00:00Z

    A cut-and-paste approach to risk assessments is not the way to address specific issues faced by your firm, says Pearl Moses

  • Ann Harrison
    Opinion

    Big win

    2020-01-14T00:00:00Z

    Law Management Section chair Ann Harrison looks back at the past year, including her personal highlight: judging the Practice Manager of the Year award at the Law Society Excellence Awards

  • Warren Gordon
    Opinion

    The dotted lines

    2019-12-10T00:00:00Z

    Section chair Warren Gordon considers the implications of new developments around e-signatures

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    Opinion

    Decisions, decisions

    2019-11-12T00:00:00Z

    While the Brexit impasse continues, Fiona Heald reports on some good news

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    Opinion

    Solicitors Qualifying Examination – an update

    2019-10-16T15:38:00Z

    SQE countdown has been dogged by lack of detail and certainty for students and employers, says Melissa Hardee .

  • Ann Harrison
    Opinion

    Topical application

    2019-10-01T00:00:00Z

    Law Management Section chair Ann Harrison outlines the topics we will be focusing on in the upcoming year, including the new regulatory regime

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    Opinion

    Turn of events

    2019-09-17T00:00:00Z

    Fiona Heald looks back at the annual conference, and ahead to our upcoming events and how we’re looking to support you in the year ahead

  • Warren Gordon
    Opinion

    Home truths

    2019-09-10T00:00:00Z

    Warren Gordon considers the government’s plans on leasehold, and looks ahead to our annual conference

  • Fiona Heald
    Opinion

    Keep on moving

    2019-08-06T00:12:00Z

    As the pace of life continues to accelerate, Fiona Heald considers what keeps a career in private client interesting and engaging

  • Pearl Moses
    Opinion

    All new look

    2019-07-31T13:00:00Z

    Pearl Moses introduces the redesigned Legal Compliance magazine

  • Ann Harrison
    Opinion

    A spring in our step

    2019-07-02T00:00:00Z

    Law Management Section chair Ann Harrison looks back at a busy spring for the Section, including our annual conference, the publication of our new Financial Benchmarking Survey, and a redesign of our magazine

  • Warren Gordon
    Opinion

    Ringing in the new

    2019-06-11T00:00:00Z

    Warren Gordon looks at some of the key wording in the new edition of the Law Society’s Code for Completion by Post

  • Fiona Heald
    Opinion

    Feeling the heat

    2019-05-14T00:00:00Z

    Fiona Heald laments further disruption to the probate process as the government carries on with its courts reform programme

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    Opinion

    Fall colour

    2019-05-09T08:02:00Z

    Property Section chair Warren Gordon provides updates on some of the key issues in property law and practice, including Dreamvar and leasehold, and looks ahead at the Property Section’s autumn events

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    Opinion

    A weather eye

    2019-04-09T10:32:00Z

    Ann Harrison took over as chair of the Law Management Section in February 2018. Snowed in by the Beast from the East, she reflects on the benefits of good management principles, and how the sector is changing

  • Ann Harrison
    Opinion

    Lead time

    2019-04-09T00:00:00Z

    Law Management Section chair Ann Harrison considers what we can learn from Brexit about leadership and the importance of strategic thinking and influencing skills for today’s leaders

  • Warren Gordon
    Opinion

    Common cause

    2019-03-12T11:10:00Z

    Property Section chair Warren Gordon looks at the Law Commission’s proposals on commonhold

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    Opinion

    Speaking from experience

    2019-02-12T00:00:00Z

    Fiona Heald shares her frustration that solicitors’ knowledge and experience seems to count for less these days in the eyes of the public

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    Opinion

    Fail to plan...

    2019-01-15T00:00:00Z

    As we kick off 2019, many firms will be starting their business planning cycle for the new financial year. But is your firm’s planning as good as it could be? Ann Harrison asks some searching questions