Starting a law blog: 3 reasons you haven’t yet

Starting a law blog: 3 reasons you haven’t yet

Reading Time: 3 minutes | Starting a law blog Starting a law blog can be a great way of building a strong profile and generating work from your own desk. So, why don’t many more lawyers do it? Or more to the point, why do so many lawyers have the intention to start a law blog but never...

How specialist do I really need to be?

Reading Time: 3 minutes | I am on record many, many times saying you need to be niche to build up your own practice and win your own clients. But how niche or specialist do you really need to be? Do you need to be THE expert? In this blog post I answer the question, ‘how specialist do I...

How to make partner lesson 4: the importance of having a niche

Reading Time: 2 minutes | In summer 2016 Heather Townsend revealed the 10 lessons that every potential partners needs to learn to an audience of 200 lawyers and accountants. In this short 2 minute video clip, Heather talks through the fourth lesson – the importance of having a niche....
When is the right time to become a specialist?

When is the right time to become a specialist?

Reading Time: 3 minutes | When should I specialise? The challenge for any lawyer, accountant or consultant in practice is when to specialise. (Not if they need to!) Do it too soon and you don’t get the broad base of technical and commercial skills you need. Do it too late and you will...