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

Cyber security

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

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Law firms are a regular target for cyber attacks, as Travelers Europe head of cyber Davis Kessler explains
Use this cyber checklist to see how prepared your firm is, to protect against an attack and to handle a breach if one happens
Like a case study, this article gives us an illustration of what happens when a law firm is successfully attacked. It is told in the voice of an imaginary law firm’s managing partner
10 steps, that a non-expert can understand, to make your law firm safer from a cyber attack. These are simple precautions that any law firm can put in place
From understanding the risks to how you can protect yourselves – common law firm questions on cyber security answered
Peter Wright, author of the Law Society Cyber Security Toolkit, gives his tips for minimising the risks
How cyber fraudsters target law firms and how to protect the firm against the increasing level of online attacks