The Biggest Challenges Facing Today’s Small Law Firms

2018 LEAP Small Law Firm Survey

LEAP recently surveyed more than 100 principals who are solo practitioners or have one employee, asking them to identify common challenges they face in the first few years of setting up a legal practice.

We’ve taken the top 13 challenges that were reported and created this easy-to-read infographic for your consumption.


Running a small law firm comes with all the typical challenges of small business ownership

According to the research in the first year of operations:

  • 67% of firms complain of spending too much time on administrative tasks
  • 57% struggle with attracting new clients
  • 40% find it difficult to manage cash flow
  • 44% are not able to attain a healthy work-life balance

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