All Law Management articles – Page 13

  • John Clarke
    Feature

    The big three

    2019-10-01T00:00:00Z

    What lessons can law firms learn from three of 2019’s top cybersecurity attacks? John Clarke  considers

  • 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

  • Brian Cullen 600x400
    Feature

    Group action

    2019-10-01T00:00:00Z

    Duncan Wood talks to Brian Cullen , CEO of north-west law firm the Jackson Lees Group, about rebranding, its ambitious expansion programme, and change management

  • women solicitors talking smiling communicating
    Event

    Webinar: Creating mentally healthy legal workplaces (OnDemand)

    This inclusive webinar gives practical guidance on creating a mentally healthy workplace.

  • Fork in the road: Brexit and the choice facing Britain in March 2019
    Feature

    No-deal Brexit preparation in Europe

    2019-09-17T09:56:00Z

    Alex Storer explains how we’ve been protecting the interests of our members working in Europe – and the current situation for UK lawyers in Belgium, France, Germany, Spain and Switzerland.

  • Pointing to map
    News

    Law Society releases practice notes on SRA Standards and Regulations

    2019-09-12T16:06:00Z

    The Solicitors Regulation Authority’s Standards and Regulations  are effective from 25 November 2019.

  • Child's hands holding leaky bucket
    Feature

    Leaky talent bucket – what causes talent retention problems?

    2019-09-09T10:47:00Z

    Many law firms, especially small and medium-sized firms are experiencing problems retaining talent. In the second of a two-part series, Rachel Brushfield examines the common causes of talent drain.

  • Smart shoes standing in autumm leaves
    Feature

    How to approach insurance renewal – a guide for practice managers

    2019-08-30T08:54:00Z

    As the October deadline for professional indemnity insurance renewal approaches, Martin MacHale offers a guide on how to make sure your firm is properly supported in case of potential claims – and why you should not leave renewal to the last minute.

  • rachel brushfield
    Feature

    Retaining young talent in law firms – part one

    2019-07-31T13:42:00Z

    Attracting and retaining the right talent is one of the most business-critical issues affecting law firms. In the first of a two-part series, Rachel Brushfield looks at how firms need to rethink their practices in order to successfully attract and retain young talent in fast-changing times.

  • megaphone loudhailer
    News

    Changes to your website, magazine and e-newsletters

    2019-07-29T00:00:00Z

    This summer, we are making changes to the Law Management Section magazine, website and e-newsletters

  • Richard Burnham
    Feature

    Young voices

    2019-07-02T00:00:00Z

    There have been a number of controversial recent cases at the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal involving junior lawyers pressured into making unethical decisions. Richard Burnham looks at how law firms can create an ethical culture and support millennials in making ethical decisions

  • Rosy Rourke
    Feature

    Be prepared

    2019-07-02T00:00:00Z

    The new SRA Accounts Rules will come into force on 25 November 2019. Rosy Rourke  of Armstrong Watson outlines the changes, and what law firms should be doing now to prepare

  • 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

  • Innovate - man plugs in a lightbulb with a question mark
    Feature

    What’s new?

    2019-07-02T00:00:00Z

    So you want to be innovative? But where should you start? In the first of a two-part series, Katherine Thomas looks at what innovation is, why it matters, and how to do it effectively

  • Mark Briegal
    Feature

    Scale model

    2019-07-02T00:00:00Z

    Law firms outside the top 50 are the new ‘squeezed middle’. The burden of regulation is increasing, key practice areas are being commoditised, and closing is complicated and expensive. That’s where consolidators can come in. Mark Briegal and Nigel Haddon explain 

  • Dr Zara Whysall
    Feature

    Impaired vision

    2019-07-02T00:00:00Z

    Unconscious bias in a business can impair good decision-making. Dr Zara Whysall looks at its impact on decisions about appointing and promoting leaders, and how law firms can minimise unconscious biases

  • Suzie Stanley
    Feature

    Hearts and minds

    2019-07-02T00:00:00Z

    Lawyers have traditionally been taught to be sceptical of emotions. Studies have shown that they score highly in intelligence but below average in emotional intelligence. Suzie Stanley explains the benefits of emotional intelligence and how to develop it in yourself

  • Mental health - head filled with words "support", "mental health", "resilience", "mindfulness", "training initiatives" and "policies"
    Feature

    Picture of health

    2019-07-02T00:00:00Z

    What can law firms do to help their people with stress and to create and support a mentally healthy workplace? Lucy Trevelyan investigates

  • Zulon Begum
    Feature

    Raising your game

    2019-07-02T00:00:00Z

    From partner capital calls to public listing, there are many options for law firms looking to raise capital for growth and investment. Zulon Begum looks at the challenges and benefits of each approach

  • Robert Camp
    Feature

    Driving success

    2019-07-02T00:00:00Z

    Robert Camp is outgoing managing partner of award-winning south-west firm Stephens Scown and its new director of strategic innovation. He talks to Diana Bentley about how postcards, milk and campervans have supported the firm’s success