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Building a practice and building a profile

Successfully building your legal profile begins with differentiating yourself from other lawyers in what you do and how you do it. Once this is accomplished, it is a matter of targeting your message and building professional relationships. Read more... 

Attracting people to your business

Marketing your practice requires a multifaceted approach. Targeted public relations, professional networking and creating an effective website are all components of a good marketing plan. Read more... 

Doing a 'super job' for your client

Investing in marketing strategies that help build relationships is key to growing your business. Read more... 

The inevitability of change - is your firm ready?

Change management skills are crucial in the 21st century marketplace. Law practices must embrace change and consider a wide range of strategies, including a more distributive approach to help them navigate this process. Read more... 

Reflection enables good strategic decision-making and creative, innovative and engaging work cultures

Reflection, among other strategies, enables good strategic decision-making and builds creative, innovative, and engaged workplace cultures. Lawyers can view reflection as a way of thinking that builds one’s knowledge. Read more...  

Does your firm have a prosperity plan?

Twenty first century realities mean that law firms should have a plan that helps then to anticipate, adapt, evolve, and adjust to changes in the environment. To be successful, lawyers need to reframe themselves as owners first and lawyers second. Read more... 

Retirement requires some planning…

Your retirement has an impact on your colleagues and clients. Considering the worth of your experience, systems knowledge, client relationships and financial investment helps in a smooth transition towards selling up, or being succeeded. Read more... 

Closing down or selling a law firm

Closing or selling a law firm or sole practice involves a lot more than just simply shutting up shop. A series of regulatory, practical and procedural steps need to be taken. Read more... 

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Last updated on the 18th May 2016