This month’s round-up of the best practice management comment and features from across the web includes articles on the technology skills lawyers need in the new marketplace, how to use web anlalytics to succeed online, and the good and bad reasons for choosing to merge

People and leadership

“Look to where the law is going, not where the law is”

The skills lawyers need in today’s marketplace, especially around technology (Legal Futures)

Business development

Website design for lawyers vs website design for your clients

Three key differences between lawyer-centric website design and client-centric website design (Moore Legal Technology)

Mergers and structures

Should your firm merge?

What are the good reasons and the bad reasons for merging, and how can you spot the difference? (Pennington Hennessy)

Information technology

8 analytics tips for success online

How to use analytics to help your law firm succeed online (Internet Newsletter for Lawyers)

Learning and development 

Opportunities in the new continuing competence regime

Why there’s never been a better time for firms to review how their lawyers learn, so that personal development becomes an essential part of every firm’s recruitment and retention strategy (Legal Futures)


Is it time your firm had a YouTube channel?

Top tops for setting up your firm’s own YouTube channel (Legal Futures)