When will the economy turn for the attorney? Survey by 14 307 lawyers.

Sadly, we'd probably be wasting our time if we tried to get South African lawyers to give us their opinions on the recession, since...

Discharge figures response shootout – New survey

Recently a Durban conveyancer mentioned in his weekly newsletter that conveyancers are measured by the banks on their turnaround times to get the bonds...

Protecting your bottom line in tough times: Management Tips

In the first of a series of columns on recession survival tips, the focus is on shoring up your management practices.

What’s hot and what’s not in the legal profession

It's back! The annual look at the trends that will shape practice management and marketing in coming months and years.

101 tips, tricks and tools to make you a more productive, less stressed-out lawyer

Ways to successfully manage your workday by getting more done in less time. Some really practical ideas in this article!

Anatomy of law firm failures

Although this article was originally from legal management consultants Hildebrandt, it seems to have lost its link to the article on their site. This...

Will your firm survive a lethargic economy?

Here are ten things that we can do now to prepare for the upcoming growth cycles of the economy from both a business and...

Helping law firms survive the credit crunch

Law firms are discovering they are not immune from the impact of the economic downturn. The big slump in the residential property market has...

Can you put a business’ standard trade terms on a website?

I was recently asked for my opinion on whether a business using a paper service order form could save space and hassle by referring...

Tough times mean tighter IT budgets (Dec’08)

Tough economic times lie ahead for law firms. A recession means re-evaluating the budget and tightening the proverbial belt. It means thinking strategically about...