All Law Management articles – Page 7

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    Call to mind


    In the first of a two-part series about how to have conversations with your colleagues and line reports about their mental health, Lubna Gem Arielle provides a brief introduction to mental health in the workplace

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    The bright side


    In hard times, being able to look at challenges and see opportunities is invaluable. Nick Jarrett-Kerr offers six strategies for innovative law firms keen to turn the recession to their advantage

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    Black Lives Matter in law


    Diana Bentley looks at how law firms have been working to improve the record of the legal profession on diversity and inclusion, and the impact of the Black Lives Matter movement

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    The bigger picture


    Lucy Trevelyan talks to Gary Gallen about setting up his firm, rradar, its holistic model, how it uses technology to serve clients, and how it has weathered the coronavirus pandemic

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    Home and away


    Lockdown meant that firms across the country had to implement remote working – but not all firms have taken the opportunity to harness the benefits of agile working in the long term. Grant Beecham looks at how to implement it successfully

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    Here comes the rain again


    Bob Spence looks at how to restart your rainmaking activities post-lockdown, including how to prioritise your business development efforts, and how to restart stagnant conversations with clients and prospects 

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    About time


    Did you know that switching tasks too often could eat up 40% of your productivity? Or that lawyers typically bill only 31% of their time? Colin Bohanna looks at the value of time management – and how you can improve yours

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    Chain reaction


    Rupert Hawke and Charlotte Powell look at how law firms can use the value chain model to add value at each stage of their legal services provision

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    Outsourcing: 5 tips for making it work for your business


    Coronavirus has shown law firms that they don’t necessarily need their support staff to be sitting next door to their fee-earners. It has also put pressure on firms to reduce outgoings and improve their resilience - and outsourcing could help. Duncan Wood considers

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    The invisible revolution: the world of work post-COVID-19


    Law Management Section committee members Fariha Butt , Alison Downie  and Paul Bennett  look at the impact of the pandemic and lockdown on agile working and other working patterns

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    Advice for law firms facing local lockdowns


    The Law Society has published a blueprint to help solicitors and law firms navigate local or area-specific lockdowns.

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    Shortlist announced for the Excellence Awards 2020


    The Law Society’s Excellence Awards celebrate the hard work and inspirational achievements of solicitors, legal teams and firms of all sizes. More than half recognise excellence in law firm management disciplines

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    Guidance for law firms on supporting staff experiencing menopause


    In August 2020, the Law Society worked with health start-up Peppy to produce guidance to help individuals and firms access the support they need on women’s health.

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    Premium matters – managing your renewal in a tough market


    With the October deadline drawing near, Martin MacHale offers tips for those completing last-minute professional indemnity insurance (PII) renewals in a challenging year.

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    Getting back to the office: supporting your people


    Nadia Biles Davies looks at the people side of managing a return to the office, including how to manage survivor guilt after redundancy, how to capitalise on new ways of working, and how to win the hearts and minds of a nervous workforce

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    Act now on professional indemnity insurance, law firms urged


    Solicitors renewing their professional indemnity insurance (PII) for the October deadline need to act now amid fears of a hardening insurance market, the Law Society has warned

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    Webinar: Are you financially fit to manage through a recession? (OnDemand)


    The Law Management Section is hosting a finance and business webinar, focusing on managing your finances through a recession.

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    Webinar: The management of people during a pandemic (OnDemand)


    The Law Management Section is hosting a finance and business webinar about people management during the coronavirus pandemic.

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    How to prepare for the end of the Brexit transition period


    The UK-EU transition period will end on 31 December 2020. Find out what you can do now to prepare.

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    Recession-proofing: the benefits of variable costs


    David Turney is happy to report that his firm is “virtually” recession proof – because it keeps its costs variable rather than fixed wherever possible. And this approach also results in a happier team and happier clients