Managing yourself and your own work

Guidance: beating the SDLT holiday

Conveyancing solicitors under heavy pressure to meet client demands to complete transactions ahead of the expiry of the stamp duty land tax (SDLT) holiday

07 Jun 2021 | Conveyancing

Covid-19 causes drain of law firm partners

Nearly 4,000 partners retired or moved to other law firms in 2019-2020, resulting in a net loss of 136 partners compared to a net increase of 956 partners

03 Jun 2021 | Career development

Stress: the invisible pandemic

Stick to your boundaries and avoid falling into an unhealthy work trap, says Alicia Fortinberry

The law leaders who transformed working life

Jonathan Wheeler explains how the quality of lawyers’ work and flexible working are closely intertwined, while Lynne Burdon learn that leaders must s

Lawyers chastised for non-compliance with PDs

During a return to the bench, Sir James Munby has chastised lawyers for ignoring practice directions

16 Apr 2021 | Costs

Charity gave financial aid to three times the usual number of solicitors last year

Half of solicitors surveyed by The Solicitors Charity reported being overworked and found it stressful working from home

Life after lockdown: How to emotionally prepare

Elizabeth Rimmer offers sage advice for those who may be struggling with the idea of post-lockdown life

26 Mar 2021 | Human Resources

Funding family cases: finance firm launches free guide for family lawyers 

Finance firm launches free guide for family lawyers on funding conversations with clients 

12 Mar 2021 | ADR & Mediation

Beyond entry: Plans to tighten ongoing competency checks

The LSB is proposing a more robust approach to the continuing professional competence of lawyers

10 Feb 2021 | Career development

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