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

In-house special...

Briefing June 2018: Near pressure

Resource - 31/05/2018 : Allen & Overy, ashurst, Baker McKenzie, belfast, business development, cms, compliance, Content marketing, Cripps, diversity, dla piper, DVV Solutions, e-auctions, Freshfields Bruckaus Deringer, GDPR, glasgow, imanage, innovation, Invest Newcastle, Leeds, legal services centre, manchester, Mitie Document Managment, nearshoring, Newcastle, Norton Rose Fulbright, offshoring, outsourcing, process reengineering, reed smith, shared services, Technology, Ulster University, Wright Hassall, Finance, Human Resources, Knowledge Management, Marketing & BD, Technology

A shore thing...

Briefing May 2018: Feel the path

Resource - 01/05/2018 : addleshaw goddard, Alternative career paths, Analytics, artificial intelligence, BLM, BPP, business improvement, client relationship management, clifford chance, coding, Converge Technology Specialists, disaster recovery, diversity, dwf, DWF Ventures, General, Herbert Smith Freehills, knowledge transfer partnerships, Mitie Document Management, people management, shoosmiths, Technology, thomson reuters elite, training, trowers & hamlins, virtual assistants, wellbeing, Finance, Human Resources, Human Resources, Knowledge Management, Marketing & BD, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Practice Management

Path binders...

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?



Survey: Many law firms’ procurement organizations still crawling toward maturity, while some have begun walking | HBR Consulting

News Article - 23/01/2018 : diversity, HBR Consulting, law firm procurement, Planning, procurement, procurement technology, strategy, supplier diversity, Technology, Finance, Technology

HBR Consulting held its third-annual Law Procurement Roundtable last October, where law firm procurement leaders can break bread, talk strategy and do some peer benchmarking of their firms’ performance.

The event also both drives and...

Mind your millennials by Simon Harper, LOD

Blog post - 15/01/2018 : briefing, collaboration, diversity, generation y, law firm management, leadership, LOD, millennial, millennials, Simon Harper, Practice Management, Community

This article was originally featured as an opinion in the December 2017 issue of Briefing. To read the issue in full, download...

Briefing November 2017: The push for 2020

Resource - 30/10/2017 : 5P, agile working, alternative fee arrangements, banking, bird & bird, bring your child to work, csr, data management, diversity, enterprise resource planning, ERP, Fulcrum Global Technologies, hogan lovells, innovation, investment, Keystone Law, marketing, Network Rail, neuroscience, Newcastle, northshoring, Norton Rose Fulbright, pricing, process, profitability, project management, reed smith, SAP, supply chain management, transformation, Finance, Human Resources, Knowledge Management, Marketing & BD, Risk & Compliance, Technology

Push for 2020

Rod Harrington, chief operating officer, EMEA, at Norton Rose Fulbright, is overseeing change aplenty as the firm gears up transformation tactics for the year 2020.


Leading women lawyers: Expectations, experiences and achievements by Cogence Search

Resource - 30/05/2017 : diversity, law firm management, managing partner, women in legal, Human Resources

Click here see the interview with Tamara Box, managing partner for Europe and Middle...

Leading women lawyers: Cogence Search interviews Tamara Box

Video - 17/05/2017 : diversity, law firm management, managing partner, reed smith, women in legal, Human Resources

Video length: 10mins 20secs

Tamara Box of Reed Smith gives a candid interview on her career and her views on mentoring and bias.

Cogence Search interviews Natasha Harrison

Video - 04/01/2017 : diversity, equality and diversity, female lawyers, female leaders, gender diversity, gender equality, hr, Human resource, Human Resources

Natasha started her career at the Bar, at 4 Pump Court Chambers before joining the legacy firm Wild Sapte as an associate in their litigation and arbitration practice. Shortly after the firm’s merger with Denton Hall, Natasha stepped into...

Briefing November 2016: Sweeten your offer

Resource - 09/11/2016 : advertising, authenticity, BLM, brexit, cranfield school of management, direct sourcing, diversity, employee ownership, employer branding, Enable, gamification, hogan lovells, imanage, inclusion, kpmg, leadership, learning and development, marketing, onboarding, osborne clarke, people management, Pitching, pricing, pwc, recruitment, retention, social media, Stephens Scown, talent management, taylor wessing, video, video Gowling WLG, Human Resources

Sweeten your offer

Legal business leaders outline their formulas for successful employee engagement and greater brand loyalty



Ashurst launches LGBT Allies programme

News Article - 19/07/2016 : diversity, international law firm, LGBT, Human Resources

International law firm Ashurst announces the launch of its LGBT Allies programme.

LGBT Allies are people who, irrespective of their own sexual orientation, recognise the importance of acceptance and inclusion for lesbian, gay, bisexual or...

Ditch the traditional CV and move the diversity agenda forward

Resource - 27/06/2016 : business development recruitment, diversity, flexible jobs, legal finance recruitment, marketing recruitment, Professional services recruitment, recruitment agency, Human Resources

In my recent blogs, I highlighted ...

A traditional CV doesn’t do the experienced professional justice! Here's why.

Resource - 20/06/2016 : diversity, flexible working, talent acquisition, Human Resources

As I mentioned in my last blog, there are many experienced professionals in the current...

If we do not share our knowledge, nothing is going to change

Resource - 07/03/2016 : ambition, diversity, inclusion, Human Resources


When I first took on the Head of Diversity Services role at...