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Finding the right lawyer can be hard enough without the right information. But how do you know when you need one? Or what to look for? Or how to get the best value from them? We don't only help you find the right lawyer, our blog offers guidance and step-by-step support, based on many years of working with the legal sector.

Do I need a specialist lawyer?
03.05.22 2 min

Do I need a specialist lawyer?

It’s a tricky balancing act. A generalist could be slow to do what a more specialist lawyer would consider routine… and there would be a greater risk of error or missed opportunity. Too much specialisation, however, might mean that other lawyers would need to be involved to ensure that issues in related areas weren’t missed. What should you do?

Should I choose a firm or a person?
03.05.22 3 min

Should I choose a firm or a person?

Most lawyers understand that they’re an expense and have a duty to keep the costs at a reasonable level. In short, the benefit needs to outweigh the cost to your business. Understanding how work is to be divided between individuals of different seniority, as well as the role support staff have, should be a key question in relation to any legal work. 

How can you choose the right law firm?
19.04.22 2 min

How can you choose the right law firm?

We think getting the right lawyer on board as early as possible is essential and not something you should overlook. Investing in the right advisors to support you can make or break your successful growth plan. Find out how you can choose the right law firm.

Is bigger better when choosing a law firm?
19.04.22 3 min

Is bigger better when choosing a law firm?

In a word, no... But the size of a firm is something you’ll want to consider when choosing the right lawyer for you. Let us explain.

What questions should I ask to find a good lawyer?
13.04.22 10 min

What questions should I ask to find a good lawyer?

In our guides, we have looked at some of the questions you should ask to make sure you’re getting what you need. But what about things like regulated/unregulated specialists? Can you trust awards, legal review sites and websites? In this article we delve a little deeper into the subject and help you understand the things to look out for and ask, when finding a good lawyer.

How much should I spend on legal advice?
12.04.22 8 min

How much should I spend on legal advice?

One of the things that worries people the most about using a business lawyer is that the cost might be confusing and spiral out of control. In this article we tackle the thorny issue of legal fees and look at what you should spend as well as how you might be able to finance it.

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