Many lawyers are short on time. Between impromptu phone calls with clients, last-minute emergencies, and other distractions it can be challenging to both find the time and focus to complete demanding tasks. “Deep work” is a concept designed to help you to focus on getting your most complex and important work done. But how can you practically implement it in your daily schedule?
Today, an increasing number of lawyers and law firms understand the importance of legal innovation. But why are many still hesitant to embrace it? In our latest blog post, we explore three key reasons for this phenomena.
Being a lawyer means that you’re working in an industry where every minute counts. Of course, time management is a crucial part of every lawyers’ work day. But what if you’ve tried the time management apps and they didn't work? Or the productivity tips you’re trying out are not doing anything for you? There might be deeper issues regarding time management that you are not fully aware of. Our latest blog posts talk about time management and the underlying skills you need to improve to take back control of your time.
Taking a holistic approach to own ongoing learning that combines both professional development and personal learning activities can be extremely beneficial to your mental wellbeing. Learn more about how you can use your professional development as an opportunity to build both your career and your general sense of wellbeing.
The law is complex, and it can be difficult to explain its processes even to native English speakers. So how can lawyers manage this when working with a client from another culture? Or if the client has a poor understanding of English? We've put together a list of practical steps to help you overcome cultural clashes and serve your clients even better.
Between briefing colleagues, client meetings, writing letters of advice, and appearing in court it can often feel like the 24 hours in a day are simply not enough. But how can you minimise the distractions that are stealing your time? From our course "Time Mastery for Lawyers" we've collected a list of the most common time thieves and the best tactics to help you fight them.
Feedback is an essential tool in building a successful team- it has the potential to increase employee engagement, fuel change and growth, and boost productivity. But it's not always easy to know how to give constructive feedback. Read our favourite tips to help guide you through an effective feedback session.
Communication is at the centre of every lawyer's practice. However, this does not necessarily mean lawyers are good or effective communicators. So how do you become an effective communicator? How do you get your message across in the best way possible? Read our favourite tips from our latest course "Effective Communication Skills for Lawyers" to help you become a more effective communicator.
Whether you have already started earning your CPD points or if you are just starting to research CPD courses or seminars, it's a good idea to refresh your memory on the rules that apply where you practice. We've put together a list of the most commonly asked questions to help you get CPD compliant for 2020.