- Briefing April 2017: Team players
Resource - 03/04/2017 : ABS, Blake Morgan, cloud, digitisation, direct sourcing, DW reporting, EY, hogan lovells, hotdesking, IntApp, Mills & Reeve, Norton Rose Fulbright, osborne clarke, password security, pinsent masons, pricing, profitability, project management, recruitment, RPC, shoosmiths, social media, strategy, talent, Finance, Human Resources, Marketing & BD, Risk & Compliance, Technology
Cornelius Grossmann, global head of law at EY, on why it's hard to beat the Big Four when it comes to the collaborative pitch.
- ABS gives away software tool to help companies check contracts for Brexit impact
Innovative alternative business structure Radiant Law has created a Microsoft Word-based tool to help in-house counsel check the impact of Brexit on their commercial contracts – and is giving it away for free.
- Listed legal businesses with property and PI focus hit by stock market turmoil
The stock market falls on the back of the EU Referendum has hit an ABS-owning property company the most, as well AIM-listed legal businesses with a personal injury (PI) element, a Legal Futures analysis has shown.
The PI hit...
- ABS launches ‘real law, made easy’ service to ‘shake up’ legal market
The market will move towards a retail-style, consumer-driven approach within the next five years, says firm's managing director
A law firm owned by a global insurance gianthas promised to ‘shake up’ the...
- First “teaching law firm” for students granted ABS licence
Nottingham Law School (NLS) has created the first “teaching law firm” for students after being granted an alternative business structure (ABS) licence by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.
The licence will give students the...
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- SRA stays on report over ABS licensing
The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) is to remain on report over its performance in licensing alternative business structures (ABSs) until it outlines how it will stop making “disproportionate” requests for information from...
- Gunnercooke uses its law firm model to set up consultancy business
Alternative business structure gunnercooke has taken its pioneering law firm model and used it to set up a consultancy business.
Darryl Cooke, co-founder of the ABS, said the firm’s “solely senior lawyers” approach was...
- Conscious client interview: Sarah Boustouller of Stephensons Solicitors
Inteview with Sarah Boustouller, partner and marketing manager at Stephensons Solicitors, by David Gilroy of Conscious Solutions...
- Legal Survivor Awards 2030: What will be the winning law firm? ABS, TLF or RBM?
News Article - 03/02/2015 : ABS, alternative business structure, Customer experience strategy, legal business development, legal compliance, legal marketing, Legal Practice Management, legal risk, practice management, risk and compliance, Marketing & BD, Practice Management
The licensing of the first alternative business structure (ABS) on 6 October 2011 marked the beginning of the end for traditional law firms (TLF) by some commentators. Although this prediction is regularly bandied about, it seems to me that the...
- Here come the Americans: LegalZoom gains ABS licence
US online legal services provider LegalZoom – which claims to be the best-known legal brand in America – has become the first US business to be licensed as an alternative business structure (ABS).
Legal Futures revealed late...
- The Country Gentlemen’s Association partners with DPS
The Country Gentlemen’s Association combine innovation with tradition through DPS’s technology solutions
The 14,500 member - strong Country Gentlemen’s Association have selected ...
- Ground-breaking ABS to implement Proclaim
Aspire Law chooses Eclipse's Proclaim case management solution
Aspire Law - a partnership between Aspire, a national spinal injury charity, and Moore Blatch, a personal injury law firm - is implementing Eclipse's...
- March of the accountants – now KPMG gains ABS licence
KPMG has become the second member of the ‘Big Four’ accountants to be awarded an alternative business structure licence.
However, unlike PwC, KPMG said it has no intention of developing a standalone legal practice.
- Law firm and charity join forces in groundbreaking ABS
Hampshire law firm Moore Blatch has teamed up with national spinal injury charity Aspire to launch the first alternative business structure (ABS) of its kind.
Aspire Law will open for business on 3 November, offering a specialist service...