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8 tips for spring-cleaning your law firm

28 March 2017

Now that spring is officially here, you may be planning to spring-clean your home. But what about your business? Accountant Rosy Rourke highlights eight elements of your business to address.

Committee stage of the Prisons and Courts Bill and Article 50 to be triggered

27 March 2017

This week the Prisons and Courts Bill will return to the House of Commons to undertake Committee Stage and our Head of Justice will be giving evidence to the Committee on Tuesday.

#SayMyName (correctly please!)

20 March 2017

Our names are part of our identity, so it can have an impact on us when they’re pronounced incorrectly. To mark the UN End Racism Day 21 March, the Law Society is asking what’s in a name for #SayMyName. Bansi Desai explains why it’s important to her

Second Reading debate of the Prisons and Courts Bill and its implications for access to justice

20 March 2017

This week access to justice will be at the top of the parliamentary agenda.

How to use an award to promote your firm

15 March 2017

Applying for an award for your business can be hard work, but the benefits are enormous, if you capitalise on the win. Kate Adam provides a step-by-step guide 

Article 50 likely to be triggered this week

13 March 2017

The prime minister is expected to trigger Article 50 by her 31 March deadline.

Taking the silk road? Four tips from a QC

08 March 2017

This year a record number of solicitor advocates were appointed to Queen's Counsel. Adam Johnson, one of the six appointed, shares his tips for success.

Article 50 bill amended in the House of Lords

07 March 2017

The European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill is amended and the discount rate to personal injury compensation payments is lowered.

Seven reasons why the legal profession needs International Women’s Day

02 March 2017

Wednesday 8 March is International Women's Day, an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women and highlight the challenges that still have to be overcome. Suzanne Gallagher and Shereen Semnani offer seven reasons why the legal profession needs to sit up and take notice.

Article 50 bill discussed in the House of Lords and Prisons and Courts Bill published

01 March 2017

The European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill is debated and the government publishes the Prisons and Courts Bill.

Continuing competence: meeting requirements is easier than you think

01 March 2017

Four months into continuing competence, some firms are introducing draconian, bureaucratic processes to comply under the new regime. And that means they are unnecessarily making a rod for their own back, says Melissa Hardee.

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