GDPR compliance: is your organisation ready?

Resource - 23/03/2018 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Risk & Compliance

Over the course of this IG blog series, we have examined how the IG professional can align their IG program to directly support the mission and vision of their organization. Several case studies helped illustrate how this alignment allows the IG...

HBR Consulting report: Law department artificial intelligence report

Resource - 19/02/2018 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Technology

In the fall of 2017, HBR Consulting (HBR) conducted a series of corporate law department roundtables in cities across the country. The roundtable discussions focused on the results of the annual HBR Law Department Survey, the leading source of...

In-house counsel compensation sees steady growth for fifth straight year, according to HBR Consulting’s 2017 law department survey

News Article - 11/12/2017 : General, HBR Consulting, Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Finance

Salaries for in-house counsel grew slightly over the past year, according to a new analysis from HBR Consulting’s (HBR) 2017 Law Department Survey. The average year-over-year increase in total compensation (base salary, cash bonus and long-...

HBR Consulting – The Billing Evolution: How far along is your firm?

Resource - 11/12/2017 : finance technology, Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, legal billing, Legal consulting, Finance, Technology

By Sharon Quaintance and Christine Indiano 

Even if your legal work is first-rate, a lack of timely and accurate billing is likely negatively impacting your firm’s profitability.

In response, firms are increasing their...

HBR Consulting's annual survey reveals law departments are striving for operational excellence in the midst of increased legal demand

News Article - 15/11/2017 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, operational excelllence, Technology

As global organizations’ legal needs continue to increase, corporate law departments are adopting more innovative practices to better control outside counsel costs, according to the 2017 HBR Consulting (HBR) Law Department Survey, whose...

Boats against the current: the rise of law firm operations leaders by HBR Consulting

Resource - 15/11/2017 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, operational legal leaders, Technology

This article was originally written by Nick Quil president at HBR Consulting.

This year’s Annual Law...

InfoTrack's offering the chance to win an Amazon Echo for completing its conveyancing survey

News Article - 11/10/2017 : InfoTrack, Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Technology

InfoTrack are offering the chance to win an Amazon Echo for one lucky participant.

The conveyancing services provider are conducting a short survey to learn more about today's' attitudes and communication processes within the...

HBR Consulting mitigates risk for law firms with new data loss prevention tagger product

News Article - 09/10/2017 : Data Loss Prevention, Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Risk & Compliance, Technology

One of the most exciting parts of my job as head of Software Solutions at HBR Consulting is that daily, I get to speak to successful law firm and corporate legal leaders about trends and topics influencing their industry.

One common theme...

HBR Consulting: Why global law firms must prioritise anti-money laundering policies

Resource - 23/08/2017 : AML, anti-money laundering, Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Finance, Risk & Compliance

In 2015, 11.5 million documents referred to as the Panama Papers were leaked from a Panamanian law firm and revealed widespread global tax evasion involving notable individuals (including FIFA soccer officials and the Icelandic Prime Minister)....

HBR Consulting explains how to prepare for new data regulations in Europe

Resource - 21/08/2017 : EU data protection, GDPR, Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Knowledge Management, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Practice Management

A surprising 80 percent of international IT professionals say they know little to nothing about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), according to a Dell survey. And a staggering 97 percent said their organizations do not have a plan for...

HBR Consulting reports on the findings of HBR Legal Lab 2017

Resource - 04/08/2017 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Technology, Technology, Practice Management

Introduction

The legal ecosystem continues to evolve. New competitors, alternative providers, increasing client expectations, emerging technology and a growing emphasis on diversity are challenging industry norms and creating an impetus...

HBR Consulting releases risk roundtable findings on how to improve business acceptance processes

Resource - 25/07/2017 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm risk, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Practice Management

On June 9, over 20 representatives from the legal vertical joined HBR Consulting and Intapp at Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York for an invitation-only Risk Roundtable. Participants from law firms and investment banking firms came together...

Centers of excellence: Managed services trends are taking hold in vertical

News Article - 25/07/2017 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Technology

Forward-thinking law firms and law departments are looking beyond internal staffing and cost-reduction strategies, and are pursuing custom-tailored solutions for service delivery. By using outside providers to deliver services, leading law firms...

HBR Consulting discusses the MER Conference and the evolving role of Information governance professionals

Resource - 28/06/2017 : information governance, Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Human Resources, Knowledge Management, Knowledge Management, Technology

Last month, I had the pleasure of attending and speaking at the MER Conference in Chicago. The annual event is one of the largest educational conferences focused on addressing the ever-present challenges of managing electronic records...

HBR Consulting discusses implementing a layered defense for cybersecurity

Resource - 23/06/2017 : Law firm consulting, Law firm managed services, Law firm operations, law firm technology, Legal consulting, Risk & Compliance, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Practice Management

This article was originally written by Laurie Fischer, managing director at HBR Consulting. 

Earlier this year, Legal IT Professionals featured an article co-authored by my colleague James Britt and...