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. 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
Michelle Chun-Hoon, Marketing Executive at Zaliet, has over five years’ marketing experience in the tech industry. Having worked at a start-up in Silicon Valley, California, Michelle understands the obstacles faced by a small business. Having then moved to a large global company of over 160,000 employees, she learned the operations of a much larger business. At Zaliet, Michelle does the marketing that helps small law firms with their website and online marketing needs.
Zaliet, previously known as the LEAP Websites team, has built thousands of websites for law firms around the world. Zaliet was formed in January 2017, but the team there has already operated for over eight years. Now as a separate entity from LEAP, Zaliet offers websites and legal marketing tools to all small law firms. In the UK alone Zaliet has already built over 100 law firm websites.
Zaliet includes website tools that help firms expand their reach and attract clients, such as social media integrations, client instruction forms, blogs, newsletters and more. Besides offering a variety of tools, they have partnered with several companies to allow firms to additional functionality such as online appointment booking.