Paul McCluskey

Paul McCluskey

Paul McCuskey is Managing Director of Gemstone Legal which helps law firms to maximise income whilst reducing risk. Former UK Head of Professional Practices at Bank of Scotland and Lloyds Bank, Paul has worked with law firms of various sizes and complexity across the UK and Northern Ireland.

Having seen banks shift away from dedicated legal sector relationship management models Paul decided to set up Gemstone Legal to offer firms an independent approach to finance and risk management. Paul speaks and writes regularly on financial factors impacting the legal sector.

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    Working remotely and your Lexcel commitments

    2020-04-29T15:29:00

    Paul McCluskey looks at meeting your Lexcel obligations when we are all still social distancing.

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    Holding fraud to account

    2020-04-08T00:00:00

    Paul McCluskey looks at whether using third party managed accounts can mitigate fraud

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    On the money

    2020-04-07T01:00:00

    In the first of a new series, Paul McCluskey looks at how law firm banking has changed in the last decade, and what impact third-party managed accounts could have in future

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    A sneak preview

    2019-04-09T00:00:00

    The 2019 Law Management Section Financial Benchmarking Survey will be published very soon. In the meantime, Andy Harris , lead author of the report, gives a sneak peek at some of the key findings

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    Go with the flow

    2014-11-11T00:00:00

    With uncertainty around the timing of the next interest rate rise, law firms need to get prepared and ensure that their cashflow is robust enough to weather any financial storms, says Paul McCluskey