All Law Management articles – Page 8

  • Wales and England separated by the sea
    News

    Lockdown in Wales: the effect on firms, clients and access to justice

    2020-07-23T11:06:00Z

    In Wales, poor broadband service and a longer and more severe lockdown have had significant impacts on law firms and their clients. Managing partners Clive Thomas and Dr Nerys Llewelyn Jones explain how they have developed their business models to work and serve clients remotely

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    News

    Why law firm leaders need to take a break

    2020-07-17T11:20:00Z

    Leader fatigue is a real problem, especially in the current crisis. Leaders who are exhausted and stressed make worse decisions, and risk burnout at the time when their businesses need them most. Simon Marshall looks at the benefits to leaders and their businesses of taking a break

  • Simon Tupman 600x400
    Feature

    Weathering the storm

    2020-07-07T00:00:00Z

    Simon Tupman offers some simple tips for law firm leaders looking to support their businesses and their people through the coronavirus crisis

  • Ann Harrison
    Opinion

    Lead time

    2020-07-07T00:00:00Z

    Ann Harrison looks at the role of leadership in lockdown, and how the Law Management Section is looking to support its members

  • Shaheen Mamun
    Feature

    Lock and key

    2020-07-07T00:00:00Z

    Shaheen Mamun , co-founder of Black Antelope Law, talks to Lucy Trevelyan about setting up a law firm as an introvert, thriving in lockdown, and the importance of diversity in the legal profession

  • Martin MacHale
    Feature

    Hard facts

    2020-07-07T00:00:00Z

    Martin MacHale explains how you should present your firm in a hardening professional indemnity insurance market, and the potential impact of lockdown and remote working

  • Liz Ritter 600x400
    Feature

    Exam nerves

    2020-07-07T00:00:00Z

    Liz Ritter explains how the Solicitors Qualifying Examination will work in practice and what law firms need to do now as employers to prepare

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    Feature

    Virtuous circle

    2020-07-07T00:00:00Z

    Nick Jarrett-Kerr looks at how professionals can break into the circle of trust with clients and colleagues, including in a time of social distancing

  • Board room office
    News

    Coronavirus: what have you changed?

    2020-07-07T00:00:00Z

    The pandemic, lockdown, and the likely imminent recession have challenged all law firms and legal professionals. Some committee members look at what they’ve learnt in lockdown, and the key changes they’ve made in their businesses

  • Bob Spence
    Feature

    Screen capture

    2020-07-07T00:00:00Z

    Clients and prospects are now used to using webcams and teleconferencing software for meetings – and are unlikely to change their habits after lockdown. Bob Spence looks at how rainmakers can use technology to conduct effective business development online

  • Law firm roles - five people looking at board listing roles: "The Legal COO", "Practice Executives", "Non-executive shareholder" and "Managing partner as CEO"
    Feature

    Role calls

    2020-07-07T00:00:00Z

    Chris Bull looks at the growth of new roles in law firms, from chief operating officers to legal engineers, and what the future might hold for law firm resourcing and governance

  • Nicole Vayssier 600x400
    Feature

    Taking care of business

    2020-07-07T00:00:00Z

    Coronavirus has increased the pressure on law firm leaders – to ensure their business’ survival and inspire their people, while juggling personal commitments. But, asks Nicole Vayssier , are you taking care of your own mental and physical wellbeing?

  • Jo Morris 600x400
    Feature

    The big five

    2020-07-07T00:00:00Z

    Jo Morris outlines the changes brought in by the Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive, and what you need to do to ensure your firm is compliant

  • old and new - 600x400
    Feature

    Best of both

    2020-07-07T00:00:00Z

    Clients want their legal service providers to display characteristics of both established and NewLaw firms. Katherine Thomas looks at what established firms can learn from NewLaw, on everything from resourcing to technology

  • Mike Fisher 600x400
    Feature

    All the rage

    2020-07-07T00:00:00Z

    Solicitors are paid to be level-leaded and analytical, but those same skills and motivations can also lead to anger management issues. Mike Fisher looks at why, and offers solicitors some tips for managing their anger

  • Peter Wright
    Feature

    All systems go

    2020-07-07T00:00:00Z

    The growth of lawtech has been a defining feature of legal services in the last decade, but lockdown has changed technology investment from an option to an essential. Peter Wright asks: has lawtech finally come of age?

  • Ben Trott
    Feature

    Lights, camera, action!

    2020-07-07T00:00:00Z

    Ben Trott looks at the rise of video content for law firms under lockdown, and what you can learn to deliver effective, useful content which supports your clients and bolsters your firm’s reputation 

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    Feature

    Loose connections? How to keep in touch with clients

    2020-07-06T10:42:00Z

    Sue Bramall and Fariha Butt talk about how to keep in touch with clients during coronavirus. 

  • Piggy bank
    News

    Solicitors’ Indemnity Fund extended until 2021

    2020-07-01T09:59:00Z

    Plans to close the Solicitors Indemnity Fund (SIF) have been pushed back by one year until September 2021. This may leave former principles of law firms liable for future claims. Make sure you’re prepared.

  • future technology code
    News

    Law Society publishes report on digital futures

    2020-06-26T12:55:00Z

    Published on 25 June 2020, our horizon scanning report explores the themes, opportunities and challenges arising from the future of digital business.