All Law Management articles – Page 19

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    Feature

    All systems go

    2018-01-16T00:00:00Z

    Procuring and implementing a new case or practice management system is a huge project, and one that Ann Harrison knows well: her firm is just two months after go-live. Here, she provides some tips on how to get the process right in your own firm

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    Feature

    Look after yourself

    2018-01-16T00:00:00Z

    In the second of our series on stress in the legal profession, Elizabeth Rimmer looks at how you can identify the causes and symptoms of stress, and how to manage stress in your own working lives

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    Feature

    Excello adventure

    2018-01-16T00:00:00Z

    Excello Law took home the inaugural Law Society’s Excellence in Law Management Excellence Award in 2017. Duncan Wood speaks to managing director George Bisnought and recruitment director Jo Losty about their win, and why their agile model is so successful

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    Feature

    Four steps to improve your firm’s cash flow in 2018

    2018-01-05T11:41:00Z

    A recent survey has revealed that over half of Britain’s SMEs are owed nearly £45 billion in late payments, placing severe strain on working capital. Steve Deutsch outlines some simple steps that small businesses - law firms included - can take now to bolster their balance sheets.

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    Event

    Law Management Section annual conference (26 April 2018, London)

    2017-12-05T12:43:00Z

    Book your place at the next Law Management Section annual conference.

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    Best of the web - December 2017

    2017-12-05T11:51:00Z

    This month’s round-up of best practice management comment, features, and news from across the web includes articles on leadership at law firms, the launch of a new online legal service, phishing attacks, legal design, robot lawyers and more.

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    Feature

    Autumn Budget 2017 - the headlines for law firms

    2017-11-24T16:24:00Z

    Steve Roberts looks at the top-level developments in November’s Budget for law firms.

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    Feature

    Under pressure

    2017-10-10T00:00:00Z

    Mental health problems are a growing issue for every sector, including the law, with its inherent high levels of stress. Paul Bennett looks at how managers in law firms can support their staff to mitigate mental health problems and their effects. 

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    Feature

    Made to measure

    2017-10-10T00:00:00Z

    In your financial reporting, do you focus on fees and hours? If so, you’re missing a trick, according to Andrew Otterburn . Focusing on gross profit can help you with everything from gearing to pricing, and productivity to teamwork. 

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    Feature

    Gift register

    2017-10-10T00:00:00Z

    A risk register may seem like just another regulatory requirement, but an effective one can help you not only identify and mitigate risks, but also reduce your insurance premiums, build client loyalty, and reduce complaints. Pearl Moses explains. 

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    Feature

    Game on

    2017-10-10T00:00:00Z

    In the July edition, Debbie Bondi made the case for legal project management. Here, she looks at how to establish project management in a firm – and the opportunities it can create for personal development and diversification. 

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    Feature

    Eyes on the prize

    2017-10-10T00:00:00Z

    Have you protected your firm’s intellectual property? If not, do you know you could have to change your name or logo, or put up with competitors copying your innovations? Shireen Smith provides a beginner’s guide to intellectual property for law firms. 

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    Opinion

    An eventful year

    2017-10-10T00:00:00Z

    Section chair Robert Banner looks back at 2017 and ahead to the new year

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    Feature

    Dadd hand

    2017-10-10T00:00:00Z

    Gordon Dadds hit the news this summer, as the second law firm to float on the London Stock Exchange. Duncan Wood talks to managing partner and CEO, Adrian Biles, about the firm’s strategy and business plan.

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    Feature

    Culture club

    2017-10-10T00:00:00Z

    Do you know what the culture of your firm is? And does it help you deliver against your strategy, or does it hinder it? Andrew Hedley looks at how to analyse your current culture and achieve effective change. 

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    Feature

    Playing catch up

    2017-10-10T00:00:00Z

    The new money laundering regulations have been in force for over three months, but is your firm compliant? Alison Matthews provides an overview of the requirements for law firms.

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    Feature

    People business

    2017-10-10T00:00:00Z

    Simon Tupman argues for people being put before profit in law firms – and shows how doing so can give you a helping hand in everything from recruitment and retention to your bottom line. 

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    Feature

    In the balance

    2017-10-10T00:00:00Z

    The legal press is full of stories about the risks of the new General Data Protection Regulation, but might there be an upside to compliance? Ann Harrison looks at the potential benefits – as well as the burdens and risks. 

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    Feature

    Full steam ahead

    2017-10-10T00:00:00Z

    Disruptive technologies have been a hot topic in the legal sector in recent years, but what does this mean for people working in the sector? Rohit Talwar , Steve Wells and Alexandra Whittington look at the risks – and the opportunities.  

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    Feature

    Course of action

    2017-10-10T00:00:00Z

    The continuing competence regime, replacing the old CPD requirement, came into force nearly a year ago. Anna Gregory explains how her firm has embraced the new approach to introduce an experiential learning culture, including action learning.