October 2023



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Good work


In our final edition of 2023 we are focusing on all things work-related, from recruitment to partner remuneration. Paul Bennett reflects on key issues law firm leaders are facing.


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Burn notice


Philippa Hann provides some tips on how to manage staff burnout and a busy workload in your firm

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The right hire


Andre Thomas outlines three key steps to hiring the right person for your firm

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Soft sell


Phil Gott discusses the key skills required to survive and thrive in a workplace where artificial intelligence is on the rise

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Profitable partnerships


Andrew Allen considers the upcoming basis period change and its impact on law firm partnerships

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Memories of merger


James Libson speaks to Simeon Hance about his career, the challenges of being a firm manager, and the benefits of merging with a tech-savvy firm

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Working it


Employee ownership of businesses is on the rise. But will law firms embrace the structure, and what does it offer? Diana Bentley investigates

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Mind over matter


Kerry Slater reflects on the impact changes to SRA guidance will have on resilience, psychological safety, and the wellbeing of legal professionals

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