The By Lawyers 101 Policies & Procedures guide has been re-named 101 Staff Handbook.
101 Staff Handbook is part of the By Lawyers Practice Management publication.
The handbook provides numerous policies and procedures to assist with management of a legal practice. These can be adopted or adapted by the firm as required.
Practitioners can also use this resource to assist their commercial clients with implementing appropriate policies and procedures in their businesses.
The extensive, practical content in the handbook covers all areas of legal practice. It includes the following most recent additions:
- Managing client communications – Policies and procedures covering all aspects of firm communications including phone, email and written correspondence, plus a comprehensive complaint handling procedure.
- Confidential information – A policy on protection of confidential information, which includes breaches.
- Intellectual property – A simple policy for protecting the firm’s existing IP and dealing with any new IP created by team members in the course of their employment.
- Working from home – A policy which clarifies the rights and obligations of team members and the firm in relation to working from home arrangements.