Practice management


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Junior Lawyers' Handbook

Eloise Skinner

The Junior Lawyers’ Handbook is the comprehensive career guide for every new lawyer making the transition from student to legal professional. Filled with practical guidance, exercises and actionable advice, this new book is essential reading for those looking to upskill and integrate themselves into a new working world.

September 2019

ISBN: 9781784461300

£50.00

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Smarter Legal Marketing

Rachel Brushfield

This practical book shares insights, smart strategies and tips to help you to market yourself and maximise your chances of career success.

October 2018

ISBN: 9781784461225

£55.00

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Guide to Good Practice

2nd Edition
The Law Society

Got a practice-related query? Want authoritative answers fast? The Guide to Good Practice is great value and handy for quick reference. This second edition includes over 100 current Law Society practice notes, the latest anti-money laundering guidance for the legal sector, and useful contacts and further resources.

April 2018

ISBN: 9781784461201

£60.00

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Exit Strategies Toolkit

Tracey Calvert and Helen Carr

This unique toolkit contains a mixture of commentary, procedural checklists, draft policies and precedents to help you prepare for exiting the market.

April 2018

ISBN: 9781784460730

£59.95

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Lexcel Risk Management Toolkit

3rd Edition
Tim Prior

Effective risk management is essential for all legal practices. This book is designed to help your firm to formulate and implement appropriate procedures and policies to identify, mitigate and manage risk.

October 2017

ISBN: 9781784460853

£59.95

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Clarity for Lawyers

3rd Edition
Mark Adler and Daphne Perry

This unique book debunks the myth that legalese is precise. It explains, with many before-and-after examples from legal practice, legislation and case law, how you can increase your efficiency, profits and client approval, while making your documents more readable and reliable.

October 2017

ISBN: 9781784460488

£34.95

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Legal Training Toolkit

Melissa Hardee

This handy book demonstrates how to plan, manage and evaluate the effectiveness of your firm's training programme. Designed to help your firm meet the continuing competence requirements, it provides a suite of tools to help with every aspect of the training process.

July 2017

ISBN: 9781784460761

£59.95

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Driving Success in Your Law Firm

Edward Ross and Sally Holdway

Driving Success in your Law Firm provides support and advice to enable you to embrace and lead change that will drive your company's competitiveness, efficiency, profitability and future success.

April 2017

ISBN: 9781784460846

£69.95

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Precedent Library for the General Practitioner

3rd Edition
Martin Smith

Containing over 200 precedents, this indispensable work gives you quick, manageable, and affordable access to precedents that are most likely to be used on a day-to-day basis. It is a cost-effective alternative to the often expensive, vast online libraries of precedents that you might never make full use of.

October 2016

ISBN: 9781784460051

£115.00

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Lexcel Financial Management and Business Planning Toolkit

2nd Edition
The Law Society

Financial management and business planning are essential to a profitable business. This invaluable Toolkit helps you to implement effective management and planning procedures that are tailored to your firm needs.

October 2016

ISBN: 9781784460624

£59.95

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Cyber Security Toolkit

Peter Wright

This practical toolkit covers both the law and its practical application and will help ensure that your firm has effective policies and procedures in place to deal with cyber security. It will help your firm increase awareness of and be prepared for cyber incidents and the threats they pose, as well as how to prevent and deal with them. It will also offer assistance to help your staff comply with all their information security obligations.

September 2016

ISBN: 9781784460426

£59.95

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Profitability and Law Firm Management

3rd Edition
Andrew Otterburn

Profitability and Law Firm Management is designed to help partners and others involved in law firm management think about their firms differently and identify ways of making them more successful. Its purpose is to help you move your firm forward.

May 2016

ISBN: 9781784460174

£59.95

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Legal Training Handbook

Melissa Hardee

The Legal Training Handbook is an essential manual for all firms. It provides guidance on how to manage training as part of the business, meet the training needs of solicitors, and design and deliver effective training.

April 2016

ISBN: 9781907698842

£99.95

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Lexcel Client Care Toolkit

3rd Edition
Vicky Ling and Fiona Westwood

Save time and money by creating your own client care policies using the templates in this invaluable toolkit. They offer a fast and straightforward way to draw up bespoke policies tailored to your firm's needs.

October 2015

ISBN: 9781784460402

£59.95

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Lexcel People Management Toolkit

2nd Edition
The Law Society

Having the appropriate people management policies and procedures in place makes a real difference to the effectiveness and efficiency of your staff recruitment and retention. This practical toolkit contains templates to help you with staff planning in line with your business needs and will help you to achieve best practice, with or without full Lexcel accreditation.

September 2015

ISBN: 9781907698750

£49.95

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Financial Stability Toolkit

Peter Scott and Andy Poole

This toolkit helps firms to address common financial issues. It contains a mixture of draft policies, procedural checklists and other instruments to assist in demonstrating sound financial management.

July 2015

ISBN: 9781784460235

£71.95

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Niche Marketing for the Legal Sector

David Monk

Niche Marketing for the Legal Sector covers a range of techniques, all of which can help law firms develop a clear targeted plan for growth, more efficient focusing of resources and more effective promotional campaigns.

July 2015

ISBN: 9781784460105

£99.95

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Lexcel Assessment Guide

Version 6
The Law Society

The Lexcel Assessment Guide v6 helps legal practices to understand the requirements for attaining and retaining accreditation under the revised standard.

April 2015

ISBN: 9781784460266

£59.95

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Law Management Section Guide to Business Development

General Editors: Andrew Otterburn and Nigel Haddon

This book offers practical advice on how firms can use business development tools and techniques to drive growth and profitability. Expert authors give valuable insight into how to gain new clients and develop new business from existing clients.

February 2015

ISBN: 9781907698774

£69.95

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How to Grow Your Firm

Robin Dicks

How to Grow your Firm provides specialist support and structure for those needing to generate or enhance growth within their firm. This practical guide will not only help you to create a clear direction for your firm to secure increased growth but also improve the focus and capability of the whole firm, individual practices and individual fee earners.

February 2015

ISBN: 9781784460099

£99.95

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Complaints Handling Toolkit

Vicky Ling and Fiona Westwood

The Complaints Handling Toolkit is designed to help practices implement best practice and meet their regulatory requirements. It provides draft policies, procedural checklists and other useful templates that you can use to supplement your existing complaints procedure or to create a new one.

October 2014

ISBN: 9781907698675

£59.95

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In-house Lawyers' Toolkit

Richard Tapp and Ann Page

This unique toolkit provides an accessible, relevant resource for both new and experienced in-house practitioners to work from, adapt, and to act as a catalyst for their thinking to provide timely, high quality and cost-effective advice to their organisation.

October 2014

ISBN: 9781784460006

£69.95

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Lexcel Information Management Toolkit

2nd Edition
The Law Society

This practical toolkit includes template documents for information management, email, website management and internet access policy, which are included on the accompanying CD for easy customisation to suit your own practice.

December 2013

ISBN: 9781907698767

£49.95

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Law Firm Marketing Toolkit

The Law Society

In an increasingly crowded legal marketplace law firms need to expand their services to existing clients and attract new business. The toolkit spells out the steps you can take now. You will find sample forms, checklists, example letters and policies for you to use right away. Your firm needs straightforward, practical information and this is exactly what you will find in this toolkit.

June 2013

ISBN: 9781907698798

£49.95

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Lexcel Small Practice Toolkit

The Law Society

This toolkit helps small practices to improve their policies and procedures. It contains policies specifically designed or adapted with the needs of small firms in mind. The documents are provided on CD so you can customise them as needed.

June 2013

ISBN: 9781907698422

£49.95

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Law Management Section Merger Toolkit

General editor: Nigel Haddon

This practical toolkit is designed to help firms gain a better understanding of the merger process and provides guidance throughout. It contains an extensive pre-merger questionnaire, a suitable confidentiality agreement and short and long form merger checklists on the accompanying CD, enabling you to customise them as needed.

July 2012

ISBN: 9781907698484

£69.95

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Setting Up and Managing a Legal Practice

4th Edition
Martin Smith

This bestselling guide is for solicitors considering starting a small practice and those already running a practice and looking for ways of improving performance.

June 2012

ISBN: 9781907698378

£62.95