Free Publicity Materials
Out of print
20 May 2002
Law Society Publishing
234 x 156 mm
Strategic Approaches for Law Firms
Increasing use of the internet for the effective delivery of services to clients exposes your law firm to new kinds of risk - cyber-risk. Are you aware of the risks and managing them effectively?
This practical guide shows law firms how to devise and implement a risk assessment and management strategy to deal with the legal, technological and operational risks that arise with the use of the Internet for the delivery of legal services.
"Any practitioner reading Managing Cyber-Risks will give his practice the best chance of surviving and thriving in the instant information age."
New Law Journal
Part I: Lawyers on the Web: 1. Setting the scene,
2. Emerging electronic legal services,
Part II: Developing cyber-risk awareness: 3. Why are there cyber-risks?
4. Categories of cyber-risk,
5. Assessing risks,
Part III: Developing cyber-risk management strategies: 6. Identifying technology solutions,
7. Management of legal compliance issues,
Part IV: Cyber-risk management strategies: 8. Formulating a risk management strategy,
9. The cyber-secure practice.
About the Author
A former partner in a medium-sized law firm, for the past ten years Rupert Kendrick LLM has pursued a career in legal publishing and consulting. He has recently studied the implications of the Internet for law firms as part of a Masters programme in Legal Practice Management. He writes an IT column for the Solicitors Journal and Managing for Success magazine published by the Law Management Section of the Law Society. He is a member of the Internet Specialist Group, the Internet Security Specialist Group and the Information Risk Management Association of the British Computer Society and delivers an e-commerce training module for the Professional Skills Course. Rupert is also a contributor to Profitable Conveyancing (Law Society, 2005)