Support for law firms

As lockdown eases, law firms and organisations are considering making changes to their business structures, workforces, premises and systems.

These resources can help organisations make decisions for the future.

Business structures

Our insight shows that law firms are focusing on implementing the government’s guidance to re-open their doors in the next few months.

These resources will help organisations with this process:

Other firms and organisations are considering significant changes to their operations. These articles consider the pros and cons of each option:

Managing your people

Workforce planning should be a central part of your organisation’s strategy. This guidance can contribute to help you make informed decisions:

Practical support and business advice

Our carefully chosen partners offer members relevant and appropriate support and advice for your business as you negotiate the process of returning to a 'new normal'.

From cybersecurity and avoiding the potential risks of remote IT systems to managing finance, or advice on wellness and motivating teams, our partners are ideally placed to provide members the support they need.

Find out more about practical support for your business

Updating your systems and adopting lawtech

Technology has been a crucial part for law firms and organisations to deliver client services during lockdown.

Lawtech will play a vital role in driving the post-coronavirus recovery across all sectors of the economy, including legal services.

These resources can help you with the next steps of building resilience and capability of your organisation:

Mechanics of closing deals

Electronic signatures and virtual execution of documents have enabled deals to be closed and business to keep moving during lockdown.

These resources will help practitioners to use these methods effectively:

Managing cash flow and loss of income

Preservation of cash flow and mitigating loss income will be a central part of you updated strategy.

Our Law Management Section is producing a strategy for managing in recession.

Other useful articles are:

Exit strategies

An exit strategy might be needed to close your firm. These resources will help you with implementing this decision: