All Law Management articles – Page 14

  • Path leading off to horizon
    Feature

    Broader horizons

    2019-07-02T00:00:00Z

    Are you considering retirement, or just feeling dissatisfied with a career only as a solicitor, and thinking about exploring other opportunities? Rachel Brushfield looks at some of the different career options open to senior solicitors

  • Helen Goatley
    Feature

    Outside the box

    2019-07-02T00:00:00Z

    What are the benefits to a law firm of non-executive directors? Helen Goatley outlines why her firm chose this route, and two of the firm’s non-execs provide a personal perspective

  • Design - person following path made of arrows
    Feature

    Better by design

    2019-07-02T00:00:00Z

    Legal design helps make the law easier to understand for its intended audience. It is also a growing trend, in everything from employment contracts to privacy policies. Emily Allbon and Dr Matthew Terrell look at how it is being used in practice, and how it can help both ...

  • Larger TLS forum
    Event

    Finance and business forum 2019 (6 November, London)

    2019-06-13T10:39:00Z

    Gain the latest insights on law firm management by joining our finance and business forum at Chancery Lane, London.

  • Calendar
    Feature

    Renewing your firm’s insurance – tips from a market broker

    2019-06-11T10:50:00Z

    Martin MacHale explains the process of renewing your firm’s professional indemnity insurance – from the perspective of an underwriter.

  • andy poole headshot 140x90
    News

    Thinking of starting a new firm?

    2019-04-24T11:08:00Z

    Read our series for the Small Firms Division by Andy Poole, legal sector partner, Armstrong Watson. The Law Society has exclusively endorsed Armstrong Watson  for the provision of accountancy services to law firms throughout the whole of the North of England

  • Four people holding up speech bubble banners
    News

    Learning and career development: share your views

    2019-04-16T15:45:00Z

    Tell us what you think of our proposals for a new learning and career development member offer – by taking part in a virtual focus group on Thursday 25 April.

  • Financial Benchmarking Survey report 2019
    News

    Financial Benchmarking Survey shows mid-sized law firms experiencing solid growth

    2019-04-12T08:28:00Z

    The results of the Financial Benchmarking Survey 2019 are out.

  • Scales of Justice
    News

    SDT announces planned change to standard of proof

    2019-04-09T09:43:00Z

    The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT) has announced that it will apply to adopt the civil standard of proof when it hears cases brought by the regulator

  • Daphne-Perry-600x400
    Feature

    Writing wrongs

    2019-04-09T00:00:00Z

    Daphne Perry offers some simple writing techniques to improve client service and business returns, looking at probate cases as an example

  • Future: Hand holding phone displaying arrows
    Feature

    Upping the stakes

    2019-04-09T00:00:00Z

    The legal marketplace is increasingly volatile and unpredictable. Harriet Brooke looks at two of the key disruptors – millennials and artificial intelligence – and asks what leadership capabilities you need to future-proof your business

  • Andy Harris
    Feature

    A sneak preview

    2019-04-09T00:00:00Z

    The 2019 Law Management Section Financial Benchmarking Survey will be published very soon. In the meantime, Andy Harris , lead author of the report, gives a sneak peek at some of the key findings

  • Compete - climbing towards flag at top of mountain
    Feature

    Onwards and upwards

    2019-04-09T00:00:00Z

    Accountancy firms of all sizes are looking to build up their legal offerings. But will this challenge mid-sized law firms, or drive new ways of working together? And what effect will proposed regulatory changes have? Grania Langdon-Down investigates

  • Frank Maher
    Feature

    One year on

    2019-04-09T00:00:00Z

    It’s been nearly a year since the General Data Protection Regulation came into force. Frank Maher discusses the lessons he has learned since then advising law firms on the legislation

  • Jo-Anne Wild
    Feature

    Lean in

    2019-04-09T00:00:00Z

    Lean techniques can help you identify inefficiencies in your processes. Jo-Anne Wild presents a beginner’s guide to lean techniques and how to apply them in your own firm

  • 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

  • Paul Bennett
    Feature

    Inside job

    2019-04-09T00:00:00Z

    We all trust our partners, colleagues, employees and advisers. But law firms are often hierarchical, so we can become too reliant on certain individuals. How can we avoid ‘key person risk’? Paul Bennett considers

  • Data - woman holding a phone connecting to a chain of information blocks
    Feature

    Information is power

    2019-04-09T00:00:00Z

    The idea of being a data-driven business can sound intimidating – something best left to PhD statisticians and data scientists. But monitoring data at your firm doesn’t need to be difficult, and it can bring real benefits. Derek Fitzpatrick explains

  • Jacob Colton
    Feature

    The perfect host

    2019-04-09T00:00:00Z

    If you’re upgrading, revamping or renewing your website, one key decision you need to make is how and where it should be hosted. Jacob Colton explains the options

  • Alex Hatchman
    Feature

    Hatching a plan

    2019-04-09T00:00:00Z

    Alexandra Hatchman , chief operating officer at Fletchers Solicitors, has transformed her firm in less than two years, and won an Excellence Award for her innovation. Diana Bentley talks to her about her approach, and her plans for the future