HBR Consulting: How law firm IT leaders can navigate an economic downturn

Resource - 13/10/2020 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Technology

The world has changed since the pandemic and effective lockdown were implemented, highlighting the need for law firm IT functions to be prepared for adverse situations. The sudden change we are experiencing has ushered in a host of new concerns...

Planning a cloud migration? Hear what HBR Consulting has to say

Resource - 13/10/2020 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Technology

Cloud migration offers both benefits and challenges. A recent ...

Ghost stories around the campfire: The ghost of print

Resource - 13/10/2020 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Technology

The summer is beginning to wind down and our Law Firm Librarian Summer Camp series is coming to a close. What better way to end the summer than with one of camp's great traditions? Grab your snacks and your sweater, because it’s time to...

HBR Consulting: Leveraging benchmark data in the evolving new normal

Resource - 13/10/2020 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Technology

During these unprecedent times, in-house legal teams are facing increasing pressure to be agile, nimble and responsive to the changing market dynamics. Whether the company is experiencing a hard hit to the bottom line or a sudden boom in demand,...

Three strategies for firms making the transition to a centralised procurement model, by HBR Consulting

Resource - 13/10/2020 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Technology

The centralization of the procurement function within an organization, in which the purchase of goods and services is managed by a single department for all branches of the business, emerged in recent decades as a key operational strategy for...

Law department perspectives: April–June 2020

Resource - 13/10/2020 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Technology

What have law department leaders been prioritizing since March? HBR conducted a series of Sounding Boards in April-June, including 114 general counsel and legal operations leaders from 92 companies across multiple industries. Our most recent...

HBR Consulting: Transforming law firm administrative assistant delivery models

Resource - 13/08/2020 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Finance

The COVID-19 pandemic has wrought unforeseen changes on many fronts, and law firms will never be the same. During the pandemic, firms have been learning important lessons about how to accommodate—and even thrive with—virtual work, how...

HBR Consulting: The macaroni necklace: Ark’s Law Libraries 2020

Resource - 13/08/2020 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Finance

Though none of us are having the summer we expected, that doesn’t mean we stop transforming, growing and innovating. So, HBR decided to create a Summer Camp of learning through this blog post series, summarizing some of the industry events...

HBR Consulting: Accelerating change in the legal ecosystem

Resource - 13/08/2020 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Finance

Nearly four months have passed since COVID-19 changed the way we work. Legal organizations that initially focused on operationalizing their remote workforce and managing costs associated with temporary office closures are now facing the reality...

HBR Consulting: Mobility - Evolving culture while working remotely

Resource - 13/08/2020 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Finance

It has only been a few months since the thought of working anywhere was a fantasy reserved mostly for freelancers. We have all seen those ads showing lucky people working on the beach with their laptop, no stress, and a perfect work/life balance...

HBR Consulting: Highlights from PLLIP’s Virtual Summit and AALL’s 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting

Resource - 13/08/2020 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Finance

PLLIP’s Transformation 2020: Instrumental Tools for the Future

The PLLIP Summit this year was shortened to three sessions presented by industry thought leaders who spoke to today’s issues.

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HBR Consulting: Tips for firms participating in an RFP process for a preferred outside counsel program

Resource - 30/06/2020 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Finance

This is the final post of a three-part series focused on preferred outside counsel programs/processes.

The first two posts provided suggestions for law departments planning or with existing firm rationalization processes and preferred...

HBR Consulting: Are you seeking to optimise your firms preferred outside counsel program?

Resource - 24/06/2020 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Technology

This is the second post of a three-part series focused on preferred outside counsel program processes.

Companies that have already gone through the law firm rationalization process and have created preferred outside counsel programs can...

HBR Consulting discuss four lessons for companies planning a preferred outside counsel program

Resource - 18/06/2020 : General, Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Finance

During this time of economic uncertainty, deepening relationships has proven to be a high priority for corporations and law firms alike. In the long run, forming tighter partnerships and working through this challenge together will benefit all...

DLA Piper joins HBR Consulting’s roster of managed services clients

News Article - 22/05/2020 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Finance

HBR Consulting LLC (HBR) announced today that DLA Piper LLP (US) has entered into a five-year managed services agreement with HBR. Under the agreement, effective March 1, 2020, HBR provides DLA Piper with a seamless combination of expert...