Practice management

Recent Features and Opinion

Dr Zara Whysall

Impaired vision


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

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Testing times


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

This year’s model


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

Winning ways: last year’s Excellence Award winner speaks


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.


Coronavirus and professional indemnity insurance


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.

Richard Burnham

Young voices


There have been a number of controversial recent cases at the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal involving junior lawyers pressured into making unethical decisions. Richard Burnham looks at how law firms can create an ethical culture and support millennials in making ethical decisions

Practice Management Collection

Private Client - Practice Management Collection

In 2018, we rounded up some of our most popular articles on practice management in private client practice, in our first PS Collection.

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