All Law Management articles – Page 8

  • Money calculations
    Event

    Webinar series: Anti-money laundering guidance (OnDemand)

    With the launch of the revised anti-money laundering (AML) guidance, the Law Society hosted a series of free webinars to cover guidance and best practice.

  • Loudspeaker
    Feature

    Client listening: why it matters even more in lockdown

    2021-01-25T18:09:00Z

    Bernadette Bennett looks at client listening - what it is, why it matters, how to do it, and why it matters even more in lockdown

  • Washing mashing with "out of service" sign
    News

    Updated anti-money laundering guidance from Legal Sector Affinity Group

    2021-01-22T09:12:00Z

    The Legal Sector Affinity Group (LSAG) has updated its anti-money laundering (AML) guidance for the legal sector.

  • New Normal: three people fitted puzzle pieces into slots labelled "New Normal"
    Feature

    Working the problem

    2021-01-19T00:01:00Z

    Diana Bentley investigates how law firms have responded to the pandemic, the changes they have made, and how they plan to develop further in 2021

  • Duncan Wood
    Feature

    Power source

    2021-01-19T00:01:00Z

    There has been a certain amount of historical reluctance on the part of some law firms to outsource services to a third party, but with the huge changes inflicted on the legal profession in 2020, the tide seems to be turning, explains Duncan Wood

  • Anita Sheehan
    Feature

    New year’s revolution

    2021-01-19T00:01:00Z

    The start of the year is traditionally a time to make resolutions. But in a time of uncertainty in the market, our businesses and ourselves, how can we build a sense of hope and positivity for the year ahead? Anita Sheehan explains how self-worth can help

  • Ed Whittington and Helen Goatley
    Feature

    Moore the merrier

    2021-01-19T00:01:00Z

    Lucy Trevelyan talks to Helen Goatley and Ed Whittington from Moore Barlow about completing a merger during a global pandemic

  • Lubna Gem Arielle 600x400
    Feature

    It’s good to talk

    2021-01-19T00:01:00Z

    In the second of our series on conversations about mental health, Lubna Gem Arielle looks at common myths around mental health, and provides a model for having a conversation with a colleague about their mental health

  • Andy Harris 600x400
    Feature

    First peek

    2021-01-19T00:01:00Z

    The 2021 Law Management Section Financial Benchmarking Survey will be published in the next couple of months. In the meantime, Andy Harris , author of the report, shares some of the early findings

  • Adrian Hextall-600x400
    Feature

    Dream machine

    2021-01-19T00:01:00Z

    Adrian Hextall looks at how technology has supported businesses in 2020, and what might lie ahead for technology in professional services

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    Feature

    Distance learning

    2021-01-19T00:01:00Z

    The pandemic has presented challenges for all of us, and the heightened stress has led to an increase in conflict – exacerbated by not being physically together. Julian Hall  looks at conflict in the workplace, and how to foster healthy conflict 

  • Online impressons: laptop screens, some with 'welcome' sign and shop awning, others with loading screens and error messages
    Feature

    First impressions count

    2021-01-19T00:01:00Z

    What makes a strong and effective law firm website? Nick Francis provides a simple guide to assessing your site and identifying areas for improvement, to make sure your site showcases your firm and helps you win clients

  • Feature

    Content is king

    2021-01-19T00:01:00Z

    Many of the traditional channels for business development were shut down or limited in the pandemic. Douglas McPherson looks at how to use one channel always open to law firms: content marketing

  • Ann Harrison
    Opinion

    Back and forth

    2021-01-19T00:01:00Z

    As she prepares to step down as chair of the Law Management Section committee, Ann Harrison reflects on what she’s learned during her three-year tenure

  • Before: crowd of people / After: People linked on computer-screen
    Feature

    Before and after

    2021-01-19T00:01:00Z

    Back in March 2020, Victoria Moffatt posted a list of predictions on how the pandemic would affect the legal sector. Here, she looks back at which have come true, and what she thinks might be next for the sector in 2021

  • Action stations: people moving dials and buttons in control room
    Feature

    Action stations

    2021-01-19T00:01:00Z

    Kevin Parish provides a broad round-up of what law firms should be doing now to recover and rebuild post-COVID-19, covering everything from your business plan to flexible working, and from lock-up to property

  • Piggy banks
    Feature

    Law firm debt and funding: is there a tiff on the horizon between firms and banks?

    2021-01-15T12:13:00Z

    Andrew Allen looks at how the debt profile of many law firms has changed since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, how this has affected the relationship between law firms and banks, and what firms can do to address their debt and funding now

  • Computers in office
    Feature

    Five ways in which the legal office is changing

    2021-01-12T16:16:00Z

    Law firms are beginning to recognise that COVID-19 has created a once-in-a-generation opportunity to rethink and reset how and where work is done. Ann Clarke, director of future workplace at Claremont, which specialises in legal office interior design, shares five ways that legal offices are changing as a result of ...

  • Desk and diary
    Feature

    Best-laid plans: the importance of planning for law firms

    2021-01-12T14:28:00Z

    Business growth coach Karl Morris explains the strategic importance of effective planning for law firms.

  • Network - coloured plastic figures
    News

    Law Society Connect: the meeting place for small firm members

    2021-01-12T09:28:00Z

    Law Society Connect is a new digital community where members meet, find tips and advice, share information and connect with other small firm practitioners.