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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

Legal sector risk soundbites 2023 Q4

In this video Paul Smith of Travelers reviews Q4, summarising the threats analysed in both the Government's 'National Risk Register 2023' and the SRA's first annual assessment of continuing competence. (11 January 2023)

  • National risks include a pandemic, chemical and other attacks, power grid failure, etc
  • The top issue from the SRA assessment was ethics and professionalism
  • Residential conveyancing, probate and immigration led to the most reports referred to the SRA
  • So the SRA will focus its inspections on firms practising in these areas

 

 

See the previous quarterly risk soundbite videos:

 

Why do law firms choose Travelers?

It’s because Travelers has unmatched expertise and longevity in the legal sector, with a dedicated team of experts in underwriting, claims and risk management.