Welcome to Law Firm Ambition, the specialist publication for legal professionals.


This section covers succession, specialisation, mergers, selling a law firm, 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

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

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

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Compliance is not something that can just be delegated to the COLP and COFA. The aim must be to create a culture of compliance throughout the firm
Making sure your firm complies with the Solicitors Accounts Rules – the answers to common questions about the role of the COFA and other key issues
GDPR for law firms – practical steps to GDPR compliance. Privacy by design, consent, individuals’ rights, data security and more
A still-useful infographic summarising the data security incidents relating to solicitors and barristers reported to the ICO in 2015/16