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6th September, 2019

Right client. Right matter. But is it the right time?

In our final blog about the key pillars of a comprehensive engagement process we turn our attention to timing. We ask, is it the right time for you or your firm to take this on? Lawyers get themselves into hot water when they neglect to go through a thorough engagement process. LPLC’s engagement decision tool […]

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5th September, 2019

Cyber claim dramatic increase – everyone is at risk

Cyber security is an increasingly significant issue for law firms of all sizes and practice areas, it is not just conveyancing practices at risk, every practice area when they handle money is a potential target. In the 2018-19 year we have seen more than double the number of cyber claims and notifications than the previous […]

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4th September, 2019

Develop the engagement habit

Think through the engagement decision process for every client and matter to help avoid claims. Lawyers can get themselves into hot water when they neglect to go through a thorough engagement decision process. Before agreeing to act in any new matter consider whether it is the: right client in the right matter at the right […]

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4th September, 2019

Write tech, wrong text

Practitioners must understand censorship methods in word processing to protect sensitive information. Redaction and track changes are commonly used in the legal profession to obscure or edit information in documents. Recent events tell us that practitioners should not make any assumptions about their own or other people’s level of competence in effectively using these methods. […]

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30th August, 2019

It’s OK to say no when it’s not the right matter for you

Lawyers get themselves into hot water when they neglect to go through a thorough engagement process. LPLC’s engagement decision tool sets out the three crucial questions to ask yourself before agreeing to act in any new matter. This week we discuss some strategies you can use to examine whether a matter is right for you. […]

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