Recent Features and Opinion
We are all familiar with the concept of supervision, but with working from home now the norm, how should law firms adapt their procedures to address this? Fiona du Feu provides a checklist of the areas you need to focus on
Unconscious bias in a business can impair good decision-making. Dr Zara Whysall looks at its impact on decisions about appointing and promoting leaders, and how law firms can minimise unconscious biases
The Solicitors Qualifying Examination, the new route to qualifying as a solicitor, has been debated and discussed for several years now, and is due to arrive in autumn 2021. Alan East explains what you need to know
Kate Mahon discusses changing her business model from sole practitioner to alternative business structure. Why exactly did she do it, and what lessons can others learn from her experience?
Carol Mason, partner and head of the Private Client team at Morecrofts LLP in Liverpool, won last year’s Law Society Excellence in Private Client Practice Award. She explains how the win has impacted upon the team and new work, and her advice for anyone thinking of applying this year.
Simon Thomson, policy advisor at the Law Society, looks at how coronavirus (COVID-19) is affecting professional indemnity insurance (PII) and explains our work in this area.