News, features and comment about the management of law firms

Practice management

Crisis management

News focus: Buckling under the strain

The plight of three solicitors banned by the High Court in a case that went to the heart of a ‘toxic and uncaring’ culture in one workplace has prompted calls for fitness to practise rules.

McMillan Williams

Struck-off junior lawyer's 'toxic' firm addresses working culture

McMillan Williams says it has embedded multiple new employee relations and welfare measures.

Remote working

Over 1,000 lawyers embrace remote-working 'gig economy'

Numbers working in the burgeoning sector grow by 29% in 2018.

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Job losses possible as Slater and Gordon closes department

Closure comes as plans also unveiled to relocate staff based in Leeds to new office.

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Student wins fees appeal against closing firm that 'left him in the lurch'

Court finds firm on brink of closure did not give reasonable notice about ending its retainer.

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