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?
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
Simon Tupman offers some simple tips for law firm leaders looking to support their businesses and their people through the coronavirus crisis
Liz Ritter explains how the Solicitors Qualifying Examination will work in practice and what law firms need to do now as employers to prepare
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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