Practice management

Joanna Goodman

Technology: Playing the end game

15 January 2018By Joanna Goodman

What will the next iteration of the law firm look like?


Sexual harassment: You too?

27 November 2017By

Sexual harassment in the legal profession is ‘rife’ – with the City of London providing some of the worst examples, Eduardo Reyes hears

Partner departure

Dealing with partner departures

20 November 2017By Catriona Watt

The experience of a tricky partner’s departure can help to define a firm’s culture and market reputation.

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Independents: Starting over

6 November 2017By

Typified as ‘lean, grown-up and sophisticated’, independent law firms are setting up shop at a record rate.

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Partnership agreements: Lateral hires and restraint of trade

16 October 2017By Catriona Watt

How far can a law firm go to protect its business from the threat of team defections?

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Lawtech workshop: In your own defence

3 July 2017By

In the second instalment of a regular Gazette feature, Peter Wright cites the NHS and Royal Navy in arguing that your old IT system might not be as safe as you think.

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How to: Make the most of PR

16 October 2017By

Why are some firms always popping up in the media while others struggle to get coverage? And how should you handle a crisis?

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How to: Close a law firm

9 October 2017By

Last year 367 firms shut up shop – what’s the best way to close? Eduardo Reyes reports

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How to: Prepare for the succession

24 July 2017By

In smaller practices, succession planning is often left until retirement comes into view. That is a mistake.


How to: Take a sabbatical

12 June 2017By

A solicitor can return from a sabbatical refreshed and brimming with ideas. The experience can leave a lasting imprint on a law firm’s culture too.

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