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Andrew Woolley on Practice Management

Date:18 APR 2010

Managing a family law practice

Andrew WoolleyThis is my first column piece and I hope to inform on family law as well as on managing a family law section or firm as well as challenge for improvement. I will look at expectation setting communications marketing that lawyers can do themselves and other management issues.

If you are managing the family law part of your firm there are a lot of expectations to manage.

These seem to me to be the most important not necessarily in order: yours of you; yours of your people; clients; owners and; courts SRA and so on.

I am not going to talk about the last lot! But crucial is to spend some time thinking about what you want from yourself and your department. If you say "more money" then I shall challenge you because it won't just be that. Really think and feel what is important to you. Make some goals....

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