Briefing July/August 2018: In-house special

Resource - 09/07/2018 : aderant, artificial intelligence, barclays, brands, BT, change management, clients, collaboration, Converge Technology Specialists, cost management, diversity, encompass, GCs, gender pay gap, General, hogan lovells, imanage, incubation, innovation, intranet, IPOs, Mills & Reeve, office space, osborne clarke, robotic process automation, Royds Withy King, shoosmiths, startups, Technology, thomson reuters elite

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Briefing April 2018: Future frontiers

Resource - 03/04/2018 : agile working, artificial intelligence, Baker McKenzie, barclays, blockchain, Blue Car Technologies, Brodies, BT, business development, chatbots, collaboration, deloitte, diversity, encompass, enterprise resource planning, Fieldfisher, IBM Watson, international women's day, k&l gates, know your client compliance, lexisnexis enterprise solutions, robotic process automation, Royds Withy King, security, trowers & hamlins, Finance, Human Resources, Marketing & BD, Risk & Compliance, Technology

Frontiers runners

Who's exploring the technology today to transform their businesses tomorrow?



Briefing June 2017: Machine yearning

Resource - 05/06/2017 : artificial intelligence, barclays, berwin leighton paisner, Birketts, business transformation, change management, client relationship management, clifford chance, cloud computing, collaboration, Continuous Improvement, cyberfraud, dentons, design thinking, foot anstey lexisnexis, gamification, gartner, Gowling WLG, imanage, kennedys, Microsystems, Pitching, project management, RAVN Systems, robots, Seyfarth Shaw, strategy, sunrise software, thomson reuters elite, Human Resources, Knowledge Management, Marketing & BD, Risk & Compliance, Technology

Machine yearning

How are firms managing with machine learning?

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Briefing March 2017: Aiming for inequality?

Resource - 06/03/2017 : barclays, briefing, dentons, imanage, lexisnexis, shoosmiths, stephenson harwood, travers smith, UK top 100, UK top 100 law firms, women in leadership, women in legal, Finance, Human Resources, Knowledge Management, Marketing & BD, Technology

Aiming for inequality?

Briefing asks three leaders at top 100 law firms for a take on whether diversity talk is turning into appropriate action


EU referendum makes the trading outlook more challenging

News Article - 05/04/2016 : barclays, EU referendum, UK economy, Finance

Richard Froud, senior economist at Barclays “More uncertain global economic conditions and recent turbulence in financial markets present a drag on UK output, but a resilient consumer should help underpin demand. More difficult export...

Building that close-knit relationship with clients is what law firms need to invest in

Resource - 13/11/2015 : barclays, client demand, client satisfaction, deeper understanding, General, value for money, Knowledge Management

This resource was also featured as a Briefing Industry Interview in the March 2015 issue of Briefing ...

Briefing on: Profitable growth in 2015

Resource - 04/03/2015 : barclays, brabners, brand, cashflow, dwf, eBilling, Econocom, Finance, G3 Comms, growth, kingsley napley, KPIs, LexisNexis Enterprise, merger, Norton Rose Fulbright, Parabis, pricing, process, profit margins, profitability, project management, pwc, remuneration, shoosmiths, Stewart's Law, Thomson Reuters Legal, Totum, unified communications, verein, wilson legal, withers, Finance, Human Resources, Knowledge Management, Marketing & BD, Risk & Compliance

Bigger but better

This edition of Briefing asks how firms are finding new routes, and refining existing processes, for more balanced, sustainable growth.


Briefing Industry Interview: Make your firm financially healthy

Resource - 29/09/2014 : barclays, briefing industry interview, briefing magazine, Finance, Tom Wood, UK banks, Finance

This article was first published in: the finance issue of Briefing magazine, Feb 2014.


Briefing: the People issue 2013

Resource - 06/11/2013 : Access, Advanced Legal, ambition, Andrew Powell, barclays, BIPB Legal, broadbean, BT Tikit, CMS CMCK, David McLaughlin, Elliot Moss, General, Kate Stanfield, lewis silkin, mayer brown, mishcon de reya, Mitie, nabarro, Penny Newman, pwc, simmons & simmons, thomson reuters elite, Totum, Tracey Butcher, Finance, Human Resources, Knowledge Management, Marketing & BD, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Practice Management

By the people, for the people

The discrete roles in law firm management are becoming an increasingly fluid pool of people, processes and systems – that's according to the operational leaders we spoke...

Managing the stress risks of high fliers

News Article - 04/11/2013 : barclays, financial services authority, sir hector sants, stress in the workplace, stress management, Human Resources, Practice Management

Employers should take more care of over-achievers for the sake of the business

The news that Sir Hector Sants, Barclays’ compliance chief, is taking stress sick leave, only nine months after leaving his job as city...

Briefing on: Law firm strategies in 2012

Resource - 12/06/2012 : aderant, barclays, blackberry, Elite, ERP, Frayman, iris Legal, lexisnexis, outsourcing, strategy, Technology, Finance, Finance, Human Resources, Marketing & BD, Technology, Practice Management

What's your law firm's strategy as the ABS gloves come off?

This month we ask some of the law firm leaders who are closest to the changes being wrought by ABSs and the Legal Services Act what firms can do as the post-LSA...

Banks push for alternative billing as claims rise

News Article - 19/01/2012 : banking, barclays, billing, lloyds bank, Finance, Finance

Banks are clamping down on litigation fees as they move to cope in the face of spiralling claims against financial institutions.

Top City firms are reporting growing numbers of banks pushing for alternative billing methods for litigation...