This section covers succession, specialisation, mergers, selling a law firm, recruitment and talent retention, 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
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
Mary is an experienced marketeer who has been assisting professional services firms to raise their profiles and grow their businesses since the late 1980s.
Initially working with consulting networks The CharterGroup Partnership (accountants) and LawGroup UK (law firms), she moved in-house within the legal profession in 2002 as the first business development director of Buckles Solicitors.
She has been BD Director at the firm that is now Ashtons Legal since 2015.