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


This section covers succession, specialisation, mergers, selling a law firm, recruitment and talent retention, becoming a partner, and business structure

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

How to avoid professional negligence claims, with examples of common problems and suggested solutions. Plus FAQs on PII

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

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

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 win new clients, make the most of existing relationships, encourage referrals and generate 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

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Ironically, some insurance comes with a huge risk attached. Martin MacHale of Paragon Brokers reviews the poor track record of cheap PII premiums for law firms.
The five things that underwriters focus on when reviewing a PI proposal form from a law firm and how to achieve to lowest premium for an optimal level of professional indemnity insurance.
GDPR guru Orlagh Kelly points out the lessons – and dangers – for law firms after the huge British Airways fine.
The three most important words in a law firm? Rory MccGwire shares his mantra.
Sue Bramall of Berners Marketing reviews what marketing approaches work best for law firms with older clients
Simon McCrum of McCrum Consulting looks at why policies and procedures are not followed in many law firms.
Doug McPherson of 10 ½ Boots lists the business growth advice he and Bernard Savage gave to firms most frequently during 2018.
There are many ways for law firms to keep up with the expectations of modern consumers, as Michelle Chun-Hoon of Zaliet explains.

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