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  • Guide to Starting Your Own Law Firm: Steps 11-15

    Having already covered many of the essential steps to setting up your own law firm, from accounting responsibilities and cashflow forecasting to Professional Indemnity Insurance and risk management, our ’15-Step Guide’ blog series concludes today with a focus on: deciding where to practice, using technology to streamline workloads, outsourcing to cover the skills you lack, turning to professional support when you need it and getting your name out there through marketing.

    Thursday, 21 January 2021
  • Guide to Starting Your Own Law Firm: Steps 9-10

    This blog is based on our ’15-Step Guide to Starting Your Own Law Firm’ webinar from 12 November 2020. To download the e-Book we shared with listeners, please visit www.quill.co.uk/Legalpracticemanagementforstartups.

    Thursday, 7 January 2021
  • Guide to Starting Your Own Law Firm: Steps 5-8

    This blog is based on our ’15-Step Guide to Starting Your Own Law Firm’ webinar from 12 November 2020. When I set up my first business 20-or-so years ago, I was very nervous but also very excited. I had lots of questions but didn’t always know who to ask them to.That’s why we created this guide to help you pursue your dreams and set up your own law practice – the right way, with the right tools, and with the right mindset.

    Tuesday, 5 January 2021
  • Guide to Starting Your Own Law Firm: Step 4

    Every single working day this year, the SRA has approved nearly two new start-up law firms. There are lots of entrepreneurs setting up their business. If you fall into this category, now’s the time to put your hand up and ask questions; the answers to which will help you on your way to running your own practice. Our guide is a great starting point to having these all-important questions answered.

    Monday, 21 December 2020
  • Guide to Starting Your Own Law Firm: Top 10 compliance mistakes

    Many budding lawyers will tell you that starting your own law firm is not for the faint-hearted. Here are 10 compliance mistakes we most commonly see new start-ups make and how you can avoid making them.

    Wednesday, 16 December 2020
  • Guide to Starting Your Own Law Firm: Steps 1-3

    Starting your own law firm is an appealing and rewarding way to make a living – and a life – but it can seem like a pipe dream. But if you have the will and desire to take the plunge, you’ll be in good company. According to the SRA, one in six of all law firms are sole practitioners and on average, two new firms open every working day.

    Monday, 14 December 2020
  • Quill Webinar: 15-Step Guide to Starting Your Own Law Firm

    It’s more important than ever to be doing the right things so your law firm survives and thrives. So, if you’re just starting out or thinking about taking the plunge, join Quill’s webinar on Thursday 12th November at 1pm

    Thursday, 29 October 2020
  • New instructions surge past pre-lockdown levels

    Legal activity has bounced back to 130% of pre-Covid levels with conveyancing continuing to rise steadily and several other practice areas also buoyant, new figures have shown.

    Friday, 28 August 2020
  • New instructions “returning to pre-lockdown levels”

    New instructions have been running at about 70% of the pre-lockdown level over the past two and a half months, but there are definite signs of a revival, with conveyancing roaring back, data shows.

    Tuesday, 9 June 2020
  • Quill launches free industry analysis tool

    Leading legal software and outsourced service supplier, Quill, has launched an innovative industry analysis tool, called Quilldex, giving free access to real-time-data charts depicting instruction volumes by specialism.

    Monday, 8 June 2020

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Bridging the cultural gap

Over the Christmas break while relaxing, I decided it would be a perfect time to catch up on a few stories from the legal sector to see how the profession was coping.