Practice management

Enid Rowlands, chair of the SRA Board

Transparency of legal services

8 December 2016By Enid Rowlands

Small businesses and the public are still struggling to access lawyers – here’s what the SRA is doing to share information on prices and firms.

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Corporate social responsibility – community spirit

24 October 2016By Joanna Goodman

The reasons why law firms commit to corporate social responsibility vary, but what the best initiatives share is a focus on results.


Second coming of costs bill offers new hope

14 October 2016By

Latest Hutton Committee bill of costs can be an effective tool in resolution of disputes.

Mental health

Taking mental health out of the shadows

12 October 2016

As we celebrate World Mental Health Day this week, Elizabeth Rimmer discusses how to be aware of the main issues affecting people in the law.


Ten tips for junior lawyers

3 October 2016By Craig Budner, Hendrik Puschmann

For many firms it is imperative that they invest in inter-generational excellence and train young lawyers to focus on what lies ahead.


Washington DC: capitol market

26 September 2016By Marialuisa Taddia

Washington DC is the ‘centre of the universe’ for regulatory work, which multiplied in the wake of the financial crisis.

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How to change specialiasm

How to: change specialism

7 November 2016By Marialuisa Taddia

Moving practice area or career sector can be daunting. But given persistence and time it can pay off, reports Marialuisa Taddia.


How to: make pro bono work

31 October 2016By

Ahead of National Pro Bono Week, we preview of a free new guide to how solicitors can give something back.

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How to: set up a law firm

12 September 2016By

Establishing a new firm is a daunting prospect but help is at hand.

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How to: do an MBA

5 September 2016By Grania Langdon-Down

With management skills seen as increasingly important for ambitious lawyers.

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