Practical advice on growing your law firm, from Travelers and other expert suppliers to law firms. Watch this new site grow.

Key legal market trends. How to position and promote your law firm, practical partnership issues to take into account

How to approach winning new clients, making the most of existing relationships, encouraging referrals and generating new leads

How to approach creating a law firm website that works, from agreeing your objectives to making sure you get the results you want

Why lawyers need to know about social media, how to make the most of the opportunities and how to avoid potential pitfalls

How to use PR to build your firm’s reputation; and how to create cost-effective advertising – traditional and online – that delivers results

How to set up your firm’s systems to provide the information that enables you to improve profitability and cashflow.

This is a new section and only covers GDPR at the moment. More articles will follow.

So far this section covers five key topics: succession, specialisation, mergers, talent retention, and business structure.

How to set up your firm’s systems to provide the information that enables you to improve profitability and cashflow.

Making sure your firm complies with the Solicitors Accounts Rules – the answers to common questions about the role of the COFA and other key issues
A quick outline of the main types of financing that law firms can use, and what each type of finance is best suited to
Key PII questions answered. From how much you need – and how to keep your costs down – to what to do if you face a claim
Creating useful law firm management reports - general principles to follow and key information to include
What to look for when selecting accountants for your law firm – ten key areas to consider.
Why utilisation and lock-up matter. Monitoring, targeting and benchmarking utilisation. Strategies and tactics for minimising lock-up

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