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: working with the media and getting involved with the communities that matter to you 

How traditional and online advertising can work for your law firm, and how to create cost-effective advertising that delivers results

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

This is a new section with seven articles at the moment. (Topics like finance and HR will have their own sections once we publish more articles on them.)

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Douglas McPherson
Business development consultant
07786 540191

Doug has worked with professional services firms for over 20 years. Having been head of sales and marketing for Intellectual Property Publishing, then commercial director of Lloyds of London’s Marine Intelligence Unit, he joined Bernard Savage at Size 10½ Boots.
Size 10½ Boots is a business development agency that works solely with professional services firms: law firms, patent and trade mark attorneys, barristers chambers, and accountancy practices. It provides consultancy and tactical support in strategic marketing; and training and personal coaching in sales and marketing skills for professionals at all levels.
He specialises in building, training and organising teams to really engage with their prospective clients and sell themselves and their services in the way that's most effective in the ever-changing market. He does this by developing a more commercial (and more straightforward) approach to marketing and business development.

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