Podcast Location:
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Categories:
Practice Management, Marketing & Skills
CPD Points:
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Due to the difference in guidelines between the SRA and the Bar Standards Board, CPD points are awarded differently for Solicitors, Barristers and Legal Executives:

Regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority:
Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 CPD point (60 minutes)
Listen only, gain ½ a CPD point (30 minutes)

Regulated by the Bar Standards Board:
Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 accredited CPD point (60 minutes)

Regulated by ILEX:
Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 CPD point (60 minutes)
Listen only, gain ½ a CPD point (30 minutes)

Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
Yes Downloadable as MP3:    Yes
Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

This podcast aims to shed light on the challenges being faced by many small to medium sized firms in the current economic climate. With incisive analysis, it focusses on issues of billing management, the key productivity measures and the priorities for firms in the short to medium term.

THIS CPDCAST IS NOT ACCREDITED BY THE BAR STANDARDS BOARD

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the current financial pressures facing small to medium sized law firms;
  • Appreciate some of the current issues concerning solicitors' working practices and how they might be improved;
  • Be aware of how small to medium sized firms can consolidate in a bid to survive in the current market.
Level:
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Classification:
Practical Guide
Sources and References:
  • There are no citations for this CPDcast.

In this podcast, Tony Williams, ex-managing parter with Clifford Chance, looks at the current financial issues facing small to medium firms in the current recession and how they might go about improving their billing procedures, make efficiency savings and measure their productivity.

THIS CPDCAST IS NOT ACCREDITED BY THE BAR STANDARDS BOARD

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