Making it easier to grow your law firm


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

How to plan and execute the process of starting up a new legal practice that is compliant and financially healthy

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 section only covers SRA Accounts Rules and GDPR at the moment. Compliance for start-ups is covered in the Starting up...

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

How to recruit and retain a team that is both happy and highly effective, dealing with the HR issues along the way

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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Andy Poole of Armstrong Watson explains why some management teams are designed to excel, while others are doomed to make little progress
Legal taxation and commercial matters to consider in the coming winter months as outlined by Patricia Kinahan
Rosy Rourke of Armstrong Watson explains why legal sector M&A pricing is increasingly based on net asset values rather than income or profits
Brian Boehmer of Lockton analyses the current state of the professional indemnity insurance market and suggests the actions that law firms should take
How to become a client-centric firm, as opposed to merely claiming to be one. Emma Massingham lists the five initial steps to take
Andy Poole of Armstrong Watson explains how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting particular law firms and the legal sector in general
77% of employees are stressed at work, so a third of all employees are considering moving. Yet the best retention tool is a simple one, this authoritative survey reveals
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