Let the C-Suite get on with the job

Although it is arguably a prestigious position to be Managing Partner of a law firm (depending on the firm, of course), many Managing Partners are reluctant to relinquish their practice that they have spend years building for what might be a temporary venture.

Ed Weseman suggests five ways in which law firms can help MP candidates make a dual role work. These include scoping the role and managing the practice and the MP role effectively. The one that caught my eye, however, is that MPs should use C-suite officers. It seems strange to me that law firms would employ professional managers and then try to manage the firm themselves. But this is often the rule rather than the exception.

Law Society of BC approves Cloud Computing amendments to Regulations

The Law Society of BC tries to keep up to date with changes to the way lawyers practise. In 2012, the LSBC convened a Cloud Computing Working Group, which produced useful, if not overly detailed, checklists for lawyers considering using cloud computing. The Working Group also suggested changes to Regulations to keep pace with technological developments. These amendments have now been approved by the Benchers, the LSBC’s governing body.

Read more at http://www.lawsociety.bc.ca/newsroom/highlights.cfm#c4002