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  • Kate Mahon
    Opinion

    Shoots of spring

    2021-02-16T00:00:00Z

    It’s been a long, dark January. But Kate Mahon is optimistic for the future

  • Ann Harrison
    Opinion

    Back and forth

    2021-01-19T00:01:00Z

    As she prepares to step down as chair of the Law Management Section committee, Ann Harrison reflects on what she’s learned during her three-year tenure

  • Warren Gordon
    Opinion

    Call of duty

    2020-12-08T00:00:00Z

    Warren Gordon looks at the impact of the second lockdown and the stamp duty land tax holiday on property lawyers

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    Opinion

    2021 vision

    2020-12-08T00:00:00Z

    Some committee members look at what they think 2021 will hold for property lawyers and the property sector

  • Kate Mahon
    Opinion

    Hello…

    2020-11-17T00:00:00Z

    We welcome Kate Mahon as the new chair of the Private Client Section committee

  • Fiona Heald
    Opinion

    …goodbye

    2020-11-17T00:00:00Z

    After three years, Fiona Heald is stepping down as chair of the Private Client Section committee

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    Opinion

    COFAs – can you make your own rules?

    2020-10-12T00:00:00Z

    Jeremy Black looks at what the SRA Standards and Regulations mean in practice for the compliance officer for finance and administration (COFA) at law firms

  • Ann Harrison
    Opinion

    Opportunity knocks

    2020-10-06T00:00:00Z

    Ann Harrison looks at the benefits and challenges of new ways of working

  • Fiona Heald
    Opinion

    Field of dreams

    2020-09-15T00:00:00Z

    Fiona Heald introduces our special edition of PS , aimed at those in the early stages of their private client career, or considering this field as a specialism, and explains why she chose private client, and why she still loves it now 

  • Warren Gordon
    Opinion

    Picking the lock

    2020-09-02T00:00:00Z

    Warren Gordon looks at the range of changes in property legislation and practice under lockdown

  • Ann Harrison
    Opinion

    Lead time

    2020-07-07T00:00:00Z

    Ann Harrison looks at the role of leadership in lockdown, and how the Law Management Section is looking to support its members

  • Warren Gordon
    Opinion

    Home workers

    2020-06-09T00:00:00Z

    Warren Gordon looks at the impact of lockdown on the property market, and how the Law Society and the Property Section are working to help you

  • Fiona Heald
    Opinion

    Strange days

    2020-05-12T00:00:00Z

    Fiona Heald talks about the challenges of working as a private client practitioner during lockdown

  • Pearl Moses
    Opinion

    COVID-19 – your compliance obligations

    2020-04-08T00:00:00Z

    Remote working and office closures present regulatory challenges to all law firms, says Pearl Moses

  • Ann Harrison
    Opinion

    Changing times

    2020-04-07T01:00:00Z

    Ann Harrison considers the future for legal businesses after coronavirus, and if it could lead to positive change

  • Warren Gordon
    Opinion

    A chunk of change

    2020-03-10T00:00:00Z

    Warren Gordon looks at some key changes affecting property practitioners, including the government’s plans to reform leasehold

  • Fiona Heald
    Opinion

    Morning matters

    2020-02-13T00:00:00Z

    Fiona Heald explains how we’re trialling a new early start for some Section events, based on feedback from last year’s equality and diversity survey

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    Opinion

    Risk assessments – are you ready?

    2020-01-20T07:00:00Z

    A cut-and-paste approach to risk assessments is not the way to address specific issues faced by your firm, says Pearl Moses

  • Ann Harrison
    Opinion

    Big win

    2020-01-14T00:00:00Z

    Law Management Section chair Ann Harrison looks back at the past year, including her personal highlight: judging the Practice Manager of the Year award at the Law Society Excellence Awards

  • Warren Gordon
    Opinion

    The dotted lines

    2019-12-10T00:00:00Z

    Section chair Warren Gordon considers the implications of new developments around e-signatures