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

In marketing, like anything, you need to get the basics right. Otherwise the time and money you invest in marketing will be wasted

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 protect your law firm from cyber attacks. What steps to take if your systems are hacked

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 six key topics: succession, specialisation, mergers, selling a law firm, recruitment and talent retention, and business structure.

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Paul McCluskey
UK Head of professional practices

Paul is UK Head of Professional Practices, SME Banking at Lloyds Bank — which looks after firms with annual turnover of up to £25 million.

His role is to ensure that the bank's professional practice customers receive the right level of service.

This means designing financial products that meet the needs of a changing professional landscape, delivered by specialist relationship managers.

Paul is responsible for maintaining the high level of legal sector knowledge among these specialists. He speaks and writes regularly on financial issues affecting the professions — and in particular the legal sector.


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