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Keeping Clients at the Centre
The experience your clients have when they walk through your office doors may well determine not only if they return, but also if they’ll refer others to you. As Jay Reeves points out in ...
07/17/2015  |  Full Item >>
Risk Management in a Wills and Estates Practice
Ever wonder what kind of errors in wills and estate matters result in malpractice claims? Ontario’s LawPro has just published a Wills and Estates Claims Malpractice Factsheet that ...
07/03/2015  |  Full Item >>
Holding Law Firm Data for Ransom
Hardly a week goes by without reading another report of a law firm’s systems held hostage by ransomware. As recently reported in Financial Post, ransomware attacks are a form of &ldqu ...
06/18/2015  |  Full Item >>
Better Client Service from the First Contact
Providing effective and efficient client service is critical to a risk management strategy and begins at the point of very first contact with potential clients. Whether you have staff responsible ...
05/29/2015  |  Full Item >>
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