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The only impossible journey is the one you never begin.

This morning I had a look on Linkedin as I generally do and came across a refreshing and honest post by Zac Williams who is the co founder @ Grad Touch. He had undertaken his chosen degree and had a job lined up. The proviso being that he needed a 2:1.    Zac got a [...]

The only impossible journey is the one you never begin. 2018-07-02T15:07:09+00:00

Run, hide… GDPR is coming… oh no, it’s here!

25th May 2018 saw new legislation in relation to Data Protection - yes, I know you have heard or seen nothing but GDPR on social media. Over the last few months I have been visiting firms of all sizes and disciplines and in the lead up to GDPR some of those firms have been [...]

Run, hide… GDPR is coming… oh no, it’s here! 2018-06-07T11:41:16+00:00

Technology in Compliance

At the recent Teal Annual Conference I spoke to the delegates about Technology in Compliance, following on from that I would like to ask you these questions? 1 - How do your current systems and processes work for you? 2 - As a firm are you all working on the same system or is [...]

Technology in Compliance 2018-06-07T11:54:23+00:00

Navigating a Year of Change

Teal Compliance & Lockton Annual Compliance Conference 2018: Navigating a Year of Change  - Book your tickets from this link As an Associate of Teal Compliance I am pleased to announce our first annual conference.  Take advantage of the early bird booking to avoid disappointment 2018 is a significant year for Law Firm Compliance. [...]

Navigating a Year of Change 2018-03-22T11:12:28+00:00

Honest communication is built on truth and integrity and upon respect of the one for the other.

The legal industry can be a mixture of things both good and not so good. People tend to focus on the things that drive them, whether it’s the bottom line of fee income or having to make what some people may see as ruthless decisions for the success of the business. However, I also [...]

Honest communication is built on truth and integrity and upon respect of the one for the other. 2018-03-02T15:02:20+00:00

Keeping those resolutions

At the start of 2018 most us will have sat down and set personal new years’ resolutions. There are two questions I have in relation to this: 1 – How many of those resolutions are you maintaining? 2 – Out of those resolutions, where any of them business focused? Whether you are the decision [...]

Keeping those resolutions 2018-02-27T15:27:21+00:00

Talk Thursday

Is there anything special about this Thursday 1 February? You may not know, but it is “Talk Thursday”. We all talk day in day out, but do we really talk and do we really listen. Talk Thursday is to raise awareness of mental health. Whilst mental health is talked about more than in previous years, [...]

Talk Thursday 2018-02-27T15:29:33+00:00

The ‘C’ Word… no, the other one

The mere mention of the “C” word tends to fill people with dread and many firms, Partners or owners continue to bury their heads in the sand. Many firms have changed the structure of their business support showing that there is a significant shift from the misconception of “fee burners” and “fee earners”.  Firms have [...]

The ‘C’ Word… no, the other one 2018-02-27T18:01:59+00:00

Risk management – the most important driver of future law firm growth

LawNet have been conducting research and have produced a white paper outlining the research readings. This is not only a worthwhile and informative read, but it affirms all the things I tell firms when I am assisting them with compliance. I whole heartedly agree with LawNet’s headline  “A cultural shift in attitude towards risk [...]

Risk management – the most important driver of future law firm growth 2018-02-27T15:31:16+00:00