April 2023

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Leading by example

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Paul Bennett reflects on the key issues that firm leaders face, and what this edition of the magazine provides

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Flexibility in practice

Nicola Darfoor, corporate communications manager at the Law Society, speaks to members at law firms about their experience of flexible working

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Time change

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Changes to the Legal Ombudsman Scheme Rules came into effect on 1 April 2023. Paul Wightman outlines what to expect

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Making diversity count

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Raphael Mokades explains how larger firms are able to recruit a more diverse range of applicants and gives some practical advice that will help small, medium sized and regional firms to do the same

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Preventative measures

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Paul Bennett asks if the regulator and law firms do enough to prevent rule breaches?

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Ahead of the curve

Partner content

Law Society partner LEAP Legal Software sets out how you can use technology to generate long-term growth for your legal business

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Transforming teams

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Peter Scott looks at how to identify objectives for your teams and how to enhance performance to meet them

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Increasing inclusion

In this case study Clifford Chance outlines how they adopted and applied a global inclusion strategy in the UK

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Time’s up

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Jonathon Bray looks at proposals that law firms with toxic workplace cultures may face disciplinary action in the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal

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Renewal ready

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Ryan Senior and Piers Winton from Paragon International discuss the upcoming professional indemnity insurance renewal and outline how to mitigate your risks

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Jennifer Harper provides an update on the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill, part of the government’s strategy to tackle economic crime and improve transparency over corporate entities

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Making partner

Partner content

St. James’s Place explains how to smooth the transition from senior associate to partner

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