Welcome to the Law Society blog, showcasing work from around the organisation and views from across the legal sector.
As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, Karen Jackson discusses how stress affects the mind and body and considers ways for law firms to manage the issue.
As part of Dying Matters Awareness Week, Gary Rycroft writes about what happens to your digital assets after death, and how to protect them.
Laura Devine discusses how winning the Excellence Award for Woman Lawyer of the Year has made a difference to her firm.
Stuart Poole-Robb discusses a new threat to law firms' IT systems and provides some top tips to prevent attacks from occurring.
In the first instalment of a new series, Robin Charrot reflects on the early stages of setting up his law firm and provides practical advice for those who are considering doing the same.
In the second installment on emotional health for solicitors, Julian Hall takes a look at the behaviours that undermine our sense of wellbeing.
Adele Edwin-Lamerton, social mobility ambassador for the Law Society, writes about her path into the law.
Personal information is the most valuable commodity on the globe, argues Nick Podd. Here he considers the issues around cybersecurity and outlines how law firms can take responsibility for the security of their clients' data.
Don’t take not being kept on as a reflection on your abilities. But what happens next, asks Jonathan Smith.
Alex Barr writes about how your opening gambit at parties can influence your bottom line.