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Legal Sector in Wales

Building a resilient legal sector for Wales

Business Wales is committed to supporting the growth and resilience of the legal sector in Wales and to help small to medium sized law firms achieve their ambitions, with confidence.

To thrive, legal practices and leaders need to overcome common challenges around increased competition, succession planning, recruitment and retention, leadership, diversity and inclusion, technology, business operations and marketing.

Business Wales can help. Our dedicated resources, insight, training and support for the legal sector in Wales is expert-led and free to access. Transform and thrive with our specialist advisors. To speak to one of our Relationship Managers today, click here

Free support to transform the business of law

Legal Sector in Wales

The legal sector in Wales can benefit from free support from Business Wales, to help your practice transform. Legal businesses in Wales can access our specialist business growth advice and support covering strategy, leadership, recruitment and retention, marketing, succession planning,
training and more.

Get inspired by those who have already worked with us to transform their business by watching our new series of interviews with Welsh law firms, which can be found in our 'Transformation
Inspiration' section below.

Business Wales can help your legal practice by advising on:

  • Technology and process change
  • Recruitment and retention
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Managing the environmental and social impact of your business
  • Exporting legal services internationally
  • Expanding into new markets 
  • Workplace culture
  • Education and training 
  • Succession planning
  • Leadership and management
  • Marketing

There's much more we can help you with

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A vital sector for Wales

The legal sector in Wales plays a vital role in supporting individuals, communities, the business community and is a significant contributor to the global Welsh economy.

Hear from the Minister for the Economy in Wales, Vaughan Gethin MS and the Counsel
General for Wales, Mick Antonwi MS, below as they reflect on the Welsh legal sector’s vital role in supporting and empowering individuals, communities and businesses in Wales and
internationally, the economic significance of the sector and the benefits of accessing expert-led, free support from Business Wales.

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Transformation Inspiration

Get inspired by legal businesses in Wales that are on their transformation journey, including those that have benefitted from the support offered by Business Wales.

In our latest series of interviews, we spoke to directors, partners and start-up law firms
across Wales to explore how they have approached some of the core challenges facing the legal profession in Wales, from diversity and inclusion to recruitment, the evolving use of technology, hybrid working practices, the experiences of entrepreneurs and support and
opportunities for the next generation of lawyers in Wales.

Specific Support for the Legal Sector

Contact one of our Business Relationship Managers today to see how Business Wales can help your law firm grow and build an aspirational place to work.

Speak to an advisor

Business Wales Helpline

03000 6 03000

Lines are open 10am to 4pm Monday to Friday.

Rydym yn croesawu galwadau’n Gymraeg.
We welcome calls in Welsh.