Start Your Own Law Firm

What you need to know from lawyers who have done it successfully

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We received 140 responses from sole practitioners and firms who started with LEAP.

They share practical advice for starting a law firm, and highlight key factors that require careful planning.

  • 55% started in the last 3 years
  • 38% of firms started between 2000 and 2014
  • 7% of firms started before 2000

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The biggest challenges faced by start-up law firms The biggest challenges faced by start-up law firms

We asked lawyers what the biggest challenges were that they faced when starting their own law firm. The answers surprised us.

#5. Doing everything, going it alone and self-doubt

#4. Time management

#3. Cash flow and budgeting

#2. Human resources / recruitment / managing employees / staffing

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