Covid-19

Generous lawyers support covid-19 response

JustGiving donations made by individual members of the profession to The Solicitors’ Charity more than trebled during the first half of this year

07 Aug 2020

Small firms at great risk, warn MPs

Small high street firms and law centres are at great risk from the effects of covid-19 restrictions, MPs warn

03 Aug 2020

Law leaders caught up in ‘perfect storm’ of issues

Remote working has proved successful but small firm leaders have been hardest hit by the issues they have faced during covid-19, a report found

31 Jul 2020

Effect of covid-19 on firms ‘not as bad as feared’

Covid-19 has dwarfed Brexit as the key challenge to law firms but its overall impact has not been as bad as feared, a report has concluded

29 Jul 2020

HMCTS asks court users to wear face coverings from today

HMCTS asks all court users in England to wear face coverings in court and tribunals buildings from today (27 July).

27 Jul 2020

Call to arms

A firm’s post-pandemic success may depend on a concerted business development drive now, as Doug McPherson explains
 

15 Jul 2020

Great expectations

How have firms managed the needs and expectations of clients during the pandemic? Nicola Laver reports

24 Jun 2020

Avalanche of employment claims expected

The employment tribunal backlog must be cleared before the anticipated avalanche of post-covid claims, the Law Society warned

23 Jun 2020

‘Serious risk' of widescale market collapse of criminal firms

Government must urgently address firms’ cashflow problems as the first wave of criminal law firm closures hits, warns the Law Society

19 Jun 2020