Legal practice

Why more solicitors are working remotely

There’s no avoiding it: Covid-19 has transformed the country’s legal system. From virtual civil proceedings to the rapidly growing backlog of live court cases, the past six months have forced the industry through an intense period of adjustment. On top of the practical issues the virus has created, firms throughout the UK are buckling under […]

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Law firms warned to adapt or risk “unprecedented losses”

Law firms across the UK are being forced to enact drastic new cost-cutting measures, as government support schemes launched in response to the coronavirus come to an end. A new wave of redundancies, salary freezes, and pay cuts is expected to hit the legal industry, as firms grapple with the knock-on effects of Covid-19. National […]

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How property solicitors can legally advertise purchase and mortgage services

As a lawyer or solicitor operating in the UK, you’ll be aware of rules on how you can promote yourself. For many years, any form of advertising was looked down upon and in some cases, prohibited. But in 2020, things have changed. What are the rules on advertising? In 2019, the SRA enacted a new provision […]

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Why legal firms need to communicate better with clients

Legal firms should be telling a story even as they provide their products and services, something that can help develop a brand instead of diminishing it. Providing legal expertise and helping with a case is one thing, but good communication with clients is essential. This point may seem obvious, but it needs bearing out for […]

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Alternative ways to manage a legal firm

Managing a law firm can be quite challenging especially when you don’t have help from experts in varied fields. Finding alternative ways of managing your law firms frees up time so that you can focus on core responsibilities. Aside from helping clients and the community, a law firm has sound management and administrative tasks that […]

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The importance of internal audits for lawyers

Internal audits are incredibly important for any business that provides efficient, compliant and secure services to its clients. These are three things (amongst many others) that every legal firm and individual lawyer must offer, which is why internal audits cannot be ignored by any lawyer in the UK. As RSM reports, nearly 80% of jurisdictions […]

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