The Law Management Section covers all practice management and leadership disciplines

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Take part in the Financial Benchmarking Survey 2020

2019-08-01T15:56:00+01:00

Complete the Financial Benchmarking Survey before 18 October for a free personalised financial report for your firm.

Zulon Begum

Raising your game

2019-07-02T00:00:00+01:00By

From partner capital calls to public listing, there are many options for law firms looking to raise capital for growth and investment. Zulon Begum looks at the challenges and benefits of each approach

All Finance

David Green

Next exit

2019-10-01T00:00:00+01:00By

David Green looks at effective succession planning: why it matters, what it should cover, and how to ensure you have a culture which supports it

Sarah Sargent

Bright young things

2019-10-01T00:00:00+01:00By

Sarah Sargent offers an associate’s view of succession planning through working with and supporting the millennials in your business

All People and Leadership

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Law Society publishes no-deal Brexit guidance

2018-11-08T11:40:00+00:00

What action should your firm be taking in a no-deal scenario?

Marzena Lipman

State of independence

2019-10-01T00:00:00+01:00By

The SRA introduces a new ‘freelance solicitor’ model next month, allowing solicitors to provide legal services on a freelance basis. But how will the model work in practice, and could it be for you? Marzena Lipman takes a closer look

All Regulation and Compliance

Mark Briegal

Scale model

2019-07-02T00:00:00+01:00By ,

Law firms outside the top 50 are the new ‘squeezed middle’. The burden of regulation is increasing, key practice areas are being commoditised, and closing is complicated and expensive. That’s where consolidators can come in. Mark Briegal and Nigel Haddon explain

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Growing pains

2019-01-15T00:08:00+00:00By ,

No form of growth is easy, but in a competitive market, no firm can afford to rest on its laurels. Mark Briegal and Howard Hackney look at the pros and cons of the three main ways of growing your firm: merger, acquisition, and organic growth

All Mergers and Structures

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Mixing it up

2019-10-01T00:00:00+01:00By

Do you know how to influence a potential client’s decision-making process so they choose you over a competitor? Neil Quantick looks at what law firms can learn from two key marketing theories: the buyer decision process and the marketing mix

All Business Development

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Fighting fit

2019-10-01T00:00:00+01:00By

The one thing that seems certain in the legal sector is uncertainty. So how can law firm leaders ensure their firms are fit for the future, when they don’t know what that future might be? Andrew Hedley offers a practical approach

All Strategy and Innovation

Benefits of Membership*

Law Management Section renewals

The Law Management Section will provide you with support, advice, networking opportunities and enable the sharing of best practice with peers.

The current Section Engagement Programme has been created in consultation with the Section Committee and will focus on key issues including:

  • practice management
  • talent management
  • financial management
  • staffing Models
  • IT
  • client focus
  • cyber security

These issues will be addressed through a range of activities including: webinars, magazines, regional forums, seminars, a conference, website, e-newsletters and a LinkedIn group.

*See Section terms and conditions

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John Niland

Worth your while

2019-10-01T00:00:00+01:00By

In the first of a two-part series on self-worth, John Niland explains what it is, why it is essential to your success and happiness, and how to cultivate it through a few simple exercises

Suzie Stanley

Hearts and minds

2019-07-02T00:00:00+01:00By

Lawyers have traditionally been taught to be sceptical of emotions. Studies have shown that they score highly in intelligence but below average in emotional intelligence. Suzie Stanley explains the benefits of emotional intelligence and how to develop it in yourself

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Broader horizons

2019-07-02T00:00:00+01:00By

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

All personal development