We offer a wide portfolio of services :

Compliance

  • We can train your COLP and help set up reporting and governance systems to ensure compliance with Outcomes Focused Regulation (OFR)
  • We can help firms prepare for and maintain the Lexcel/CQS/SQM Quality standard, working with your personnel to raise awareness, upgrading your office manual, developing your business and disaster recovery plans, and even supporting your on-site audits.
  • Train your staff and fee earners in the New Solicitors Code of Conduct 2011, helping you identify gaps and implement procedures to cover them
  • Help prepare you for audits by the Solicitors Regulation Authority by identifying non compliance with practice rules
  • Check and re-write your client care letters where necessary

 Strategy & Business Planning

  • Prepare a real business plan that will help drive and deliver your strategy for the business
  • Respond to the changing professional landscape being shaped by legislation from such things as Alternative Business Strucures
  • Help you develop you management processes and teams, spreading the management load through the business and tackling the thorny issue of succession.
  • Deploy your strategy through challenging yet realistic performance appraisals
  • Understand your business risks and help you to mitigate them

 

Interim Practice Management

  • Engage in the day to day activities of professional Practice Management
  • Undertake projects that partners and fee earners do not have the time for
  • Assist with people management to deliver gross fees and profitable contribution
  • Manage your suppliers, ensuring you get cost effective value added services
  • Assist with your marketing plans and activities
  • Support your management infrastructure by developing effective targets and measures for all personnel
  • Set and review performance of all personnel using a robust performance review method

 

Office and Physical Environment

  • Re-organise your office physical environment to improve efficiency and reduce wastes
  • Carry out Health and Safety Risk Assessments and develop response plans
  • Carry out premise inspections to identify Health and Safety risks
  • Carry out Fire Risk Assessments and prepare plans to deal with issues and mitigate risks.