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Perfect for practitioners who are thinking of setting up their own legal practice but are unsure how to proceed, Datalaw’s New Firm collection comprises a range of courses which deal with the practicalities of completing the SRA application form, how to market your practice and the role of solicitor compliance officers. This collection will also provide 12 hours of managerial training needed if you are to become qualified to supervise.
As a law firm practice manager your duties and responsibilities are many and varied. To meet your training needs, Datalaw have developed the Practice Managers collection; a series of webinars covering topics such as equality and diversity, improving law firm finances and how to protect your firm from cybercrime.
If your business is to be successful, everyone from the senior partner to the receptionist must recognise the importance of client care and act accordingly. This collection will offer guidance on how to adopt a team approach to client care and will discuss what your obligations are to deliver an appropriate standard of client care in line with SRA requirements.
Training new members of staff can be a time-consuming task and is often left to those with little time to spare. Datalaw's New Starter Induction collection can help. Perfect for all new members including support staff, trainees and paralegals, this collection comprises a series of courses which have been selected to ensure that all new members of staff have a have a basic knowledge of the SRA and what is expected of law firms, and their employees, in line with Outcomes Focused Regulation (OFR) and the SRA Code of Conduct. Viewers will als ... See more
‘Support staff’ is an all-encompassing term; Incorporating legal secretaries, receptionists and paralegals, amongst others, it often fails to reflect the importance of such members of staff or the contribution which they make to the smooth running of a successful business. Personal and professional development is essential for all members of staff and is crucial for support staff seeking to carve out a career within the legal sector. The courses within the Support Staff Collection have been selected to ground employees in practical areas ... See more
Too often practitioners focus on legal knowledge-based training and neglect soft skills which, if properly developed, will ultimately assist you perform your role more effectively. Dedicating time to personal development is crucial, particularly considering the SRA’s Competence Statement which now encourages practitioners to assess their competence in areas other than technical legal knowledge. To assist viewers in this task, Datalaw have put together the ‘Investing in Yourself’ collection which includes a course specifically designed to ... See more
Essential for current legal managers looking to refresh their knowledge of managerial best practice, the courses within this collection cover a wide variety of skills including how to assess the performance of others, how to conduct appraisals and how to deliver effective feedback. Perfect for those whose role includes the management of trainee solicitors, our ‘Supervising Trainees – A Masterclass’ will offer practical guidance on how to adapt your managerial style to ensure you get the most out of those you manage. This collection also ... See more
Perfect for senior managers who wish to evaluate and improve their management style, Datalaw’s Senior Manager collection includes Stage 2 of the SRA Management Course, updated for 2018, and delivered by Datalaw favourite Mac Mackay. For those who have previously completed Stage 2 but feel that they would benefit from advanced management training, why not try our ‘Senior Level Legal Manager’ course, also delivered by Mac Mackay. As a senior manager or partner, your role involves more than just people management and will likely incorporat ... See more
Perfect for COLPs and COFAs, the Datalaw Compliance Staff collection comprises several courses detailing how to overcome the everyday challenges faced by compliance practitioners. Whether you are new to the role of COLP or COFA or are an experienced compliance practitioner looking to stay up to date, the courses within this collection will prove invaluable and will ensure that you are up to speed in terms of GDPR changes and your obligations when holding client money. Practical guidance will also be offered in terms of how to mitigate risk in ... See more