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

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

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

Legal sector review 2022 Q1

This three-part video is the latest in a series of quarterly reviews of the legal sector by the team behind Law Firm Ambition. (5 April 2022)

 

Part 1: Jenny Staight covers:

  • The impact of the invasion of Ukraine on law firms
  • The Spring Budget
  • The outlook for interest rates

 

 

Part 2: Andy Poole covers:

  • The latest survey reveals decreasing law firm confidence in Q1 and worsening cash flows
  • Recruitment difficulties are adding to firms' concerns
  • As a result, there is a move towards performance-related profit share remuneration

 

 

Part 3: Alex Holt covers:

  • Legal sector awards are back
  • Tips on how to win the award you are aiming for
  • Client reviews, which "complete the picture" of a good law firm