With compliance, data protection and cyber attacks in the news, why on earth would ethics training for lawyers be at the top of your agenda? In recent times, we have
The phrase “legal artificial intelligence” puts the fear of God into many in the profession. For others, it is simply unrealistic science fiction of the Arnold Schwarzenegger variety. Few are ready to
You cannot underestimate the importance of social media for small law firms in the modern business world. This is true for all businesses, including small law firms and sole practitioners.
The 14th of June saw the publication of the draft SRA Accounts Rules. Following a period of feedback prior to publication, the SRA backtracked on some of the more controversial
Fraudulent bank calls to law firms have increased in recent months. It’s not a new phenomenon but it is one of a variety of methods criminals are using successfully. Click
Last weekend’s global ransomware attack hit the NHS in the UK, Spain’s communications giant, Teléfonica, and computers and networks from the Far East to Portugal. I published an article on the
Organisations across the board are likely to be affected by the new regulations. However, EU GDPR and law firms is rapidly becoming the headline news in the legal industry. In
EU general data protection regulations are facing fundamental change in the near future. The changes arise due to rapidly changing consumer and mobile technology developments. These forced the EU to
Converting telephone enquiries into clients may sometimes appear a little difficult. If significant numbers of enquiries are coming in but you are not seeing client numbers increase, there are a
The fourth European Anti-Money Laundering Directive came into force on 26th June 2015. It is only now that the UK is transposing its requirements into local law. The Treasury hopes the UK
“80% of solicitors believe they provide good client service; only 40% of clients believe they receive it”. Ouch! It made me wonder if the system for business training for solicitors is
A great deal has been said in recent years about the future of legal technology. With the advent of AI (artificial intelligence), some are predicting the appearance of “robo-lawyers” which
Since September 2010, Lexcel accreditation has been attainable by any law firm or in-house legal department anywhere in the world. The scheme continues to be administered by the Law Society
There is a bewildering plethora of business management metrics out there. Often some of these dominate far too much management time whilst others are left ignored. So, which are the most
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