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
Vidisha is the Managing Director and Strategy and Operations Consultant at Symphony Legal.
She is an award-winning former Managing Partner of a top 200 law firm with over 20 years' experience in the legal sector.
Known for her personal, human touch, Vidisha specialises in transforming legal businesses by implementing operational efficiencies and cultural change.
In 2017 Vidisha became the youngest managing partner of a top 200 law firm. Her leadership was integral to stabilising the firm of 230 staff and during her tenure, the business achieved a turnover of £20 million.
During her time there she led a project to change the business structure of the law firm into an employee ownership trust, "the John Lewis model", the first of its kind in the UK. She believes in instilling confidence, nurturing talent and leading teams through the structural changes that are fundamental to successfully transforming a business.