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    All well and good

    2021-04-13T00:00:00Z

    James Brown discusses how he has embedded wellness into his firm’s culture – and why you should, too

  • Book cover: How to Start a Law Firm, a practical guide to offering legal services - Darren J. Sylvester and Rachel Roche (The Law Society)
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    All systems go

    2021-04-13T00:00:00Z

    Lucy Scott-Moncrieff reviews a new guide by Law Society Publishing on how to start a law firm

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    A collaborative approach to pro bono litigation

    2021-04-08T14:29:00Z

    Fatima Bhula, Pro Bono Connect executive officer at LawWorks, discusses how solicitors and barristers are working together to improve access to justice

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    Alternative dispute resolution post-Brexit – which rules apply to litigators?

    2021-04-07T15:18:00Z

    Rita Giannini explains how different rules may apply to cross-border litigators dealing with alternative dispute resolution, depending on whether you act for one of the parties or mediate between them

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    A shift in focus: from strategy to business model

    2021-04-06T09:30:00Z

    Robert Millard discusses business models versus strategy

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    Returning to the office: a tough conversation for the legal profession

    2021-04-01T15:16:00Z

    Ian Hodgson examines how firms can re-think their approach to office spaces to adapt for agile working

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    Tax changes and your employees

    2021-03-31T14:27:00Z

    Important employment changes are being introduced in April 2021. Gordon Thrower looks at what firms need to know to prepare.

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    Being transgender in the workplace: supporting the inclusion of transgender employees

    2021-03-31T13:47:00Z

    In recognition of Transgender Day of Visibility,  Serenity in Leadership spoke to Joanne Lockwood, a diversity inclusion and belonging specialist, to find out what we need to do to support inclusion of transgender and non-binary workers .

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    Building a better firm, post COVID-19

    2021-03-30T08:15:00Z

    Paul Smith, senior risk management consultant at Travelers Europe, explores how law firms can preserve the positive outcomes of the pandemic and minimise the negatives, and offers some practical tips.

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    Risk and Compliance Conference 2021

    2021-03-29T10:12:00Z

    Janet Noble reports on the Risk and Compliance 2021 virual conference

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    The SRA’s cybersecurity thematic review—6 things you should know

    2021-03-24T14:15:00Z

    Mitigo highlights six things to consider in light of the SRA’s thematic review on cyber security

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    Dream machine

    2021-03-09T12:03:00Z

    Nick Kirby and Tom Grogan provide an overview of developments in commercial proptech, including around machine learning, diligence, and the Internet of Things

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    The rules of civility

    2021-03-09T12:03:00Z

    Stefano Lucatello provides a back-to-basics guide to some of the differences that apply in civil law jurisdictions, around purchasing property and making wills

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    Leaps and boundaries

    2021-03-09T12:03:00Z

    There is anecdotal evidence that boundary disputes have been on the rise during the pandemic, as we all spend more time at home. Will Oakes looks at why these disputes are so common and how they can be resolved without court involvement 

  • Peter Rodd
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    Pushed for money

    2021-03-09T12:02:00Z

    Peter Rodd looks at three key areas of risk facing conveyancers today: push payment fraud, money laundering and additional enquiries

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    Mine of information

    2021-03-09T12:02:00Z

    David Manda and Claire Acklam offer legal and practical advice on how mines and minerals rights may impact on or interfere with the development of land

  • Remote working meeting with dog and houseplants in the background
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    Remote control

    2021-03-09T12:01:00Z

    Lorraine Richardson considers some of the risks that remote working presents for conveyancing firms, and what they can do to mitigate them

  • Chris Pope
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    Better together

    2021-03-09T12:01:00Z

    Chris Pope outlines the next steps in HM Land Registry’s transformation programme, what improvements you should expect to see and how you can get involved

  • Kathryn Taylor
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    Help yourself

    2021-03-09T12:00:00Z

    The new Help to Buy scheme went live in December, and buyers under the previous scheme have until 31 May 2021 to legally complete their purchase. Kathryn Taylor outlines how the schemes differ, and the actions solicitors need to take

  • John Baguley
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    Fire safety update

    2021-03-09T11:58:00Z

    John Baguley , who oversaw the introduction of the EWS1 form and process, explains how the process works in practice, and what might change next around fire safety and cladding