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Course Two-day Law Firm Management Masterclass

Overview


This is a comprehensive two day Master Class in law firm management designed to provide essential training in the core management areas of legal practice for partners and other senior lawyers with a management role in their firms, for non-lawyer managers in legal practice, and for those seeking to set up their own practices. It will satisfy the requirements of the Solicitors Regulation Authority for those requiring 12 hours’ management training in order to supervise a practice.

The course will be delivered in four half-day sessions, which include practical case studies and discussion groups, over a two-day period. It is presented by CLT's highly experienced speakers in law firm management, all of whom have held senior management positions in leading law firms.

What you will learn:

  • Session 1: Law firm strategy – To gain your competitive advantage

    • Understanding the need for planning in law firms
    • Strategic Options for law firms in today’s challenging legal markets
    • Getting down to the strategic plan: what needs to be covered - the six principle elements
    • Business planning for firms, departments and individuals
    • Implementation: turning the dreams into reality
  • Session 2: Profiting from practice: financial management

    • Back to basics: how do law firms make money
    • Understanding and reviewing financial information
    • Cost control: effective budgeting
    • Cracking the WIP: increasing the productivity of fee-earners to build profitability
    • Reducing lock-up: more effective management of WIP and debtors
  • Session 3: Getting the best out of people

    • Management styles: Understanding your individual approach and language, its impact on culture and others
    • o Resource management: Reviewing people information to monitor change and plan for the future
    • Communication and motivation: Key ideas to contribute to an organisation's success
    • The three steps to good people management
    • People challenges and how to manage them
  • Session 4: Leadership, strategic implementation and risk

    • Leadership : The key components
    • o Strategy, values and 'change' – giving yourself a head start
    • Risk management and the challenges to leadership
    • Compliance - Practical issues to consider
    • Change management - getting to where you want to be

The SRA Handbook and Chapter 7 of the SRA Code of Conduct makes the effective management and supervision of a firm a matter of professional conduct. This requires partners to be able to demonstrate that their firms have effective systems and controls in place to achieve and comply with every requirement of the SRA Handbook. This course will help you meet this requirement.

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Type
Course
Level
Advanced
CPD
12 hours
SRA

Fees


£420.00
Package Price
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£960.00
Non Member

(Excluding VAT)

Speakers


Charlotte PointsDetails
Peter ScottDetails
Simon SmithDetails

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The course content was well delivered and very helpful on a practical level.

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