The Law Management Section covers all practice management and leadership disciplines

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Win a crate of prosecco – take part in the Financial Benchmarking Survey 2019

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

Complete the Financial Benchmarking Survey before 31 August for a chance to win a crate of prosecco.

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

Dr Zara Whysall

Impaired vision

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

Unconscious bias in a business can impair good decision-making. Dr Zara Whysall looks at its impact on decisions about appointing and promoting leaders, and how law firms can minimise unconscious biases

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

What can law firms do to help their people with stress and to create and support a mentally healthy workplace? Lucy Trevelyan investigates

All People and Leadership

Rosy Rourke

Be prepared

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

The new SRA Accounts Rules will come into force on 25 November 2019. Rosy Rourke of Armstrong Watson outlines the changes, and what law firms should be doing now to prepare

Richard Burnham

Young voices

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

There have been a number of controversial recent cases at the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal involving junior lawyers pressured into making unethical decisions. Richard Burnham looks at how law firms can create an ethical culture and support millennials in making ethical decisions

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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Firms boost online presence – but who's best at content sharing?

2019-06-20T15:56:00+01:00

Leading law firms have dramatically upped their game when it comes to sharing content online and engaging with social media, research has found.

All Business Development

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 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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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

Dr Zara Whysall

Impaired vision

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

Unconscious bias in a business can impair good decision-making. Dr Zara Whysall looks at its impact on decisions about appointing and promoting leaders, and how law firms can minimise unconscious biases

All personal development