April 2023



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Leading by example


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



Flexibility in practice

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


Time change


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


Making diversity count


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


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


Transforming teams


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


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


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


Renewal ready

By and

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


Economic crime scene


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


Making partner

Partner content

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

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