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Our PII team looks at 2014's professional indemnity insurance renewal experience.
Paul Bennett outlines some tips on engagement letters for compliance officers for legal practice to consider.
Grania Langdon-Down investigates the trend towards in-house departments becoming ABSs.
Pippa Blakemore gives advice on how in-house lawyers can develop influencing and negotiating skills.
Chief counsel of BT's legal team explains why they became an ABS in March 2013.
Case study of the first local authority in the country to be granted a licence to transform its legal team into an independent legal practice.
An insight into the Avon and Somerset Police's legal department.
Harrow Council discusses the decision and process of its legal department being awarded ABS status.
It has often been claimed law firms need to ‘get big, get niche or get out’. But, says Paul Bennett, small firms can be niche in multiple complementary areas.
Advice on preparing for a fact-finding hearing, including handling witnesses and preparing your client.
Chris Marston, head of professional practices, SME banking at Lloyds Bank, suggests some priorities for improved financial performance.