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How to Lead & Manage a Private Practice Law Firm Legal Department

This practical and interactive course is designed to give you an insight into how to enhance your and your department’s performance and add value to your organisation.

participants will benefit from this intensive course by learning how to balance their time between developing legal services and developing and vibrant, healthy and profitable department with a strong and motivated team fully aligned to the firm’s strategic goals.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is designed for lawyers who are preparing to lead and manage a department or practice area within their firm and those lawyers who are already leading a department but wish to improve their skills. Those lawyers could be existing Partners/Directors who have been promoted to Departmental Head or solicitors who are taking control of a department from within their existing firm or as a lateral hire from outside.

The course will equip you with the knowledge and skills to ensure that you are an effective leader and manager and have the capabilities to drive the department forward and add value to your firm.

Training Course Content

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Understand your strategic & operational role as departmental head and your firm’s perceptions and requirements for the strategic development of legal services within the department, as well as the broader integration within the firm
  • Analyse the key SRA requirements for management of your department
  • Understand what size and structure your department should be, how to build high performance teams and how to participant to them effectively
  • Deepen your skill competencies for departmental heads e.g. leadership, communication, and time management
  • Understand the difference between leadership and management
  • Learn how to create a departmental business plan
  • Enhance your relationship management skills with best practice techniques for building trust & influence with your key clients

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BPP Professional Education

BPP Professional Education -  Accountancy, Tax, Financial Services, Law & Insolvency Courses

BPP Professional Education is one of the specialist examination-based and professional development training arm of the BPP Group, Europe's biggest professional education and publishing provider with 2,000 staff members across 40 countries and over 30,000 students per year. BPP Professional Education...

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3 London Wall Buildings
EC2M 5PD London

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