Top five challenges facing a finance director in law

Resource - 01/06/2018 : Finance, Finance recruitment, hr, human resources, leadership, management, recruitment consultancy, Finance, Human Resources, Marketing & BD

Finance directors play a critical leadership role in the legal profession, supporting their firms to adapt to sophisticated and changing client expectations while maintaining internal profits and building the right financial platform for growth...

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...

Deane S. Price named president of Aderant

News Article - 11/01/2017 : Analytics, case management, chief operating officer, COO, Deane S. Price, General, leadership, Legal project management, legal software, practice management, president

Atlanta-based legal software company Aderant is proud to announce the promotion of Deane S. Price to the position of President. Having served almost six years at Aderant, the last three years as Chief Operating Officer, Price has been integral to...

Purple Skies – are you an aspiring leader?

Resource - 07/12/2016 : confidentiality, data security, information security, leadership, risk, security, Knowledge Management

One day I want to lead a team. Provide a space for people to develop themselves. Be creative and push themselves out of their comfort zones. Be able to spot potential and nurture it. But that’s for the future, not now. I need to get more...

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



Proportion of women on FTSE 100 executive committees remains static

News Article - 21/07/2016 : equality and diversity, Executive recruitment, gender, General, leadership, talent management

The number of women working at executive committee level has not increased for more than two years in FTSE 100 businesses, according to new research by Cracking the Code. 

The findings from the collaboration between KPMG, Why...

Why traditional training programmes need to change to include mindful leadership

News Article - 09/10/2015 : business solutions, General, leadership, motivation

The world as we know it has changed dramatically since 2008 and there has been more volatility in the past eight than over the past 30 years. We live in a world of constant change, increased complexity and uncertainty.

Applying yesterday...

Leadership development undermined by rigid hierarchies, finds research

News Article - 06/05/2014 : hr, human resources, leadership, management, people management, Human Resources

Poorly targeted training and ‘outdated’ structures create barriers to improvement

Rigid organisational hierarchies are one of the main barriers to improving management and leadership skills at work, CIPD...

Leadership communications

Event - 05/03/2014 : Birmingham, birmingham law society, communications theory, Event, General, General, leadership, management, Training and educational courses

How story-telling and understanding human communications gives leaders a critical advantage.

How do great leaders communicate a compelling vision and enthuse their followers? In this workshop we will explore the power of...

Leadership development must be part of 'skills for growth' strategy, says report

News Article - 28/02/2012 : education and training, leadership, learning, Human Resources, Human Resources

The Government should make leadership development a key part of its "skills for growth" strategy in order to improve the UK's competitiveness and boost economic growth, a report has recommended.

According to the "Business benefits...

Top 100 IT Directors research report

Resource - 19/01/2012 : business structure, Directors, governance, Law, leadership, LSN, Research, Technology, Technology

Our research into the top 100 law firms' IT directors shows how often the move, what kind of businesses they come from, when and what their role is at their current firm.

Carried out in 2012, our top 100 director research is among the...