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Sally Azarmi: Cut back on overheads


Sally Azarmi recommends keeping close track of business expenses


Jon Whittle: Challenges for small firms


Jon Whittle shares insights on the problems facing small firms today

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Paul Bennett: Stand out with better communication


Paul Bennett endorses the ‘art of the telephone call’


Jon Whittle: Lexis Nexis’ research on small law firms


Jon Whittle reveals how small firms are viewing future business prospects

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Tony Roe: Three tips for giving the best customer service


Tony Roe advises active listening for happy clients

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We commission exclusive articles designed to support small law firms and sole practices, and showcase the experiences and expertise of these businesses and the people who work in them

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Setting financial goals: let’s get started


Andy Poole of Armstrong Watson presents a beginner’s guide to setting financial goals for small law firms.


Moving to the cloud: 5 reasons to consider it


By now, you’ve probably at least heard about cloud-based legal software, but do you really know what it is, and whether it’s right for your firm? Derek Fitzpatrick outlines five ways the cloud could make a difference.

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About the Small firms Division

Your Small Firms Division is dedicated to meeting the needs of all smaller legal businesses, including sole practitioners.

See our 2018/19 Engagement Programme

Annual conferences 2019

Joshua Rozenberg QC (Hons)

Joshua Rozenberg QC (Hons), leading legal commentator and journalist, will give the key note at this year's half-day conferences, tailored specifically for solicitors working in small firms and sole practices.

Book your place now and grab an early bird rate offer!

>19 September, London

>3 October, Leeds

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