Paul Bennett

Paul Bennett

Paul Bennett is the chair of the Law Management Section committee, and a partner at Bennett Briegal LLP, which provides legal advice for law firms, professionals and partnerships

 

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Website:
www.bennettbriegal.co.uk
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    Free and easy?

    2021-07-12T10:00:00

    Paul Bennett and Bronwen Still consider freelance practice, the pros and cons for those contemplating it and the extent to which it has made its mark on the legal services market

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    Opinion

    Embracing equality

    2021-07-06T00:00:00

    Paul Bennett looks to the future of the profession, in a post-pandemic world, and asks firm leaders to consider what part you can play in achieving equality and inclusion for all

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    Fine time?

    2021-04-13T00:00:00

    Strategy experts Andrew Hedley, Andrew Roberts and Paul Bennett consider the opportunities and issues with acquisitions for law firms of all sizes

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    Back to the future

    2021-04-13T00:00:00

    Paul Bennett stresses the importance of building a business fit the future

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    Law firm acquisitions: Looking ahead to 2021

    2021-02-09T13:42:00

    Andrew Hedley, Andrew Roberts and Paul Bennett, look at the merger and acquisition trends to expect in 2021 for law firms of all sizes

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    Free reign

    2020-10-06T00:00:00

    Paul Bennett looks at the new freedoms introduced by the Solicitors Regulation Authority in 2019: what should you consider if you’re thinking about taking advantage of the new freedoms, and how can law firms compete with the new models?

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    The invisible revolution: the world of work post-COVID-19

    2020-09-17T09:36:00

    Law Management Section committee members Fariha Butt, Alison Downie and Paul Bennett look at the impact of the pandemic and lockdown on agile working and other working patterns

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    Human interest

    2020-01-14T00:00:00

    The new SRA Standards and Regulations have made significant changes relating to referral arrangements, and clarified the regulator’s core view: that all referral arrangements must be in the client’s best interest. Paul Bennett explains

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    Free and easy?

    2019-10-01T00:00:00

    What does the new ‘gig economy’ freelancer model mean for your firm? Why is this a management issue? Paul Bennett looks at some of the key challenges

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    Inside job

    2019-04-09T00:00:00

    We all trust our partners, colleagues, employees and advisers. But law firms are often hierarchical, so we can become too reliant on certain individuals. How can we avoid ‘key person risk’? Paul Bennett considers

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    Making ready

    2018-10-02T00:00:00

    The Solicitors Regulation Authority has now submitted its proposed Handbook reforms to the Legal Services Board. Paul Bennett looks at the changes in the new versions, and what you need to do now to get prepared

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    Ethical imperative

    2018-10-02T00:00:00

    Paul Bennett looks at the ethical aspects of how law firms should manage misconduct, and why the 2019 regulatory changes will mean firms need to manage ethical risk in a new way

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    Coded message

    2018-03-06T00:00:00

    The Solicitors Regulation Authority is set to introduce a new handbook regime, and the changes are the most significant since 2011. Property professionals face some of the most controversial changes. Paul Bennett outlines the proposals and their impact

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    Cracking the codes

    2018-01-16T00:00:00

    The Solicitors Regulation Authority is set to introduce a new compliance regime, and the changes are the most significant since 2011. Paul Bennett outlines the proposals and their potential impact, to help you plan ahead

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    Under pressure

    2017-10-10T00:00:00

    Mental health problems are a growing issue for every sector, including the law, with its inherent high levels of stress. Paul Bennett looks at how managers in law firms can support their staff to mitigate mental health problems and their effects.

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    Feature

    Order order

    2017-07-04T00:00:00

    Having the SRA arriving at your firm with a production order requiring you and your firm to deliver documents to it is a daunting experience. Paul Bennett outlines how to get your firm ready for investigation in case it should happen

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    Feature

    A tall order

    2017-04-11T00:00:00

    Being served with a production order under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 can be a frightening experience. Paul Bennett explains how your firm can get prepared, and respond effectively and lawfully if you’re served

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    Helping handbook?

    2016-08-02T00:00:00

    In June, the Solicitors Regulation Authority launched a consultation on proposed changes to the SRA Handbook. But are the changes the right ones? And how could they affect firms and their leaders? Paul Bennett, Melanie O’Brien, Matt Howgate and Sarah Charlton consider

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    Supervise for success

    2015-11-03T00:00:00

    As part of our series of articles for small firms, Paul Bennett looks at the challenges of staff supervision and the benefits of getting it right, and offers some practical tips for effective supervision.

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    Balancing the books

    2015-11-03T00:00:00

    In our round-up of recent publications on law firm performance, Barry Wilkinson outlines the findings of a survey on the cause of law firm failures in the US, and Paul Bennett reviews a new title on financial management

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