Briefing September 2017: Sectoral feeling

Resource - 29/08/2017 : Allen & Overy, alternative fee arrangements, Baker McKenzie, bias, briefing magazine, business development, client relationship management, cms, collaboration, cross-selling, dwf, enterprise resource management, events, foot anstey, freshfields bruckhaus deringer, GDPR, highq, imanage, insurance, lexisnexis, marketing, mergers, negotiation, osborne clarke, performance management, pricing, sectors, thomson reuters elite, Human Resources, Knowledge Management, Marketing & BD, Risk & Compliance, Technology

Sectoral feeling

Legal business leaders say a sector strategy gets firms closer to strategic goals as well as their clients, with firm input from Baker McKenzie, Allen & Overy...

Briefing October 2016: Ready for takeoff

Resource - 04/10/2016 : addleshaw goddard, AG Integrate, artificial intelligence, Ashusrt Advance, baker & mckenzie, brexit, collaboration linklaters, Coud, Eversheds Consulting, expansion, Howard Kennedy, innovation, ireland, kennedys, knowledge management, lewis silkin, lexisnexis enterprise solutions, mergers, mishcon de reya, OnePlace, Peer monitor, research and development, Salesforce, shoosmiths, Socia mobility, thomson reuters elite, weightmans, Finance, Human Resources, Knowledge Management, Marketing & BD, Risk & Compliance, Technology

Ready for takeoff

How law firms are opting to expand, with Brexit simmering in the background and the 2020 strategic road stretching ahead.



Briefing March 2016: Better behaviours

Resource - 11/03/2016 : alternative business structures, artificial intelligence, Blue Car Technologies, bryan cave, clifford chance, cloud, Continuous Improvement, dac beachcroft, imanage, information security, IntApp, Intelligent Office, knowledge management, lean principles, mergers, pinsent masons, process improvement, project management, reed smith, taylor wessing, Human Resources, Knowledge Management, Risk & Compliance, Technology

Better behaviours

Could law firms learn some lessons from other industries when it comes to managing their continuous self-improvement?


Video: The expected benefits of mergers - James Philpott, Bird & Bird at Briefing Transformation 2015

Video - 16/10/2015 : bird & bird, briefing, Briefing Business Transformation conference, General, mergers, transformation

Register now for Briefing Transformation 2017 - 29 June 2017

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PwC law firms' survey: threats to your business growth of your firm

Resource - 24/10/2014 : business development, law firm mergers, mergers, pwc, UK law firms, Marketing & BD

Buoyed by current year performance, the vast majority of UK law firms are confident about their future growth. In addition, the appetite for mergers remains very strong with a number of firms expecting a merger of some sort in the next three...

Brand consultancy compares merged law firms to cocktails

News Article - 29/07/2014 : branding, law firm branding, Legal News, Marketing and Business Development, mergers, UK law firms, Marketing & BD

Intangible Business says bringing two or more firms together is similar to how mixologists create cocktails

A brand valuation consultancy has likened top firms such as Norton Rose Fulbright and Berrymans Lace Mawer to...

Briefing magazine Industry Interview: The risk of email in your firm

Resource - 07/05/2014 : Briefing Magazine on risk 2014, cyber risk, document management, email in law firms, Industry analysis, IT risk, Law Firm risk and compliance, legal support network, legal technology, LSN, LSN Briefing Magazine, mergers, mimecast, risk and compliance, UK law firms, Risk & Compliance, Technology

Briefing talks to Eliza Hedegaard of Mimecast about addressing the ‘dark document management system’ in most law firms – and how to handle email when mergers happen.

Regardless of the talk about collaborative working and...

Vote on Ashurst’s full Australian integration passes with ‘overwhelming’ support

News Article - 30/09/2013 : ashurst, Australia, m&a, management, mergers, mergers & acquisitions, remuneration, Practice Management

The full financial integration of Ashurst and its Australian arm has been approved by both partnerships and will take effect on 1 November 2013.

The vote - which opened on 10 September for Ashurst partners - closed this morning and...

HSF set to overhaul partner pay in post-merger shake-up

News Article - 30/09/2013 : equity partners, Finance, Herbert Smith Freehills, hsf, m&a, mergers, partner pay, pay, performance-based partner pay, Finance, Practice Management

Herbert Smith Freehills is set to introduce a merit-based element to partner pay as part of its post-merger restructuring, in a clear departure from legacy Herbert Smith's rigid eight-year lockstep.

The system will take into account a...

UK top 100 firms enjoy best quarter for growth in five years

News Article - 13/09/2013 : deloitte, Finance, gates and partners, kennedys, mergers, simpson & marwick, top 100, Finance, Practice Management

The UK's top 100 law firms have experienced a sharp improvement in their fortunes in the first quarter of the financial year, with fee income up 10.1% year-on-year. 

The figure, contained within Deloitte's quarterly law firm...

The Lawyer UK 200 preview: Come on, united

News Article - 22/08/2013 : consolidation, dwf, Herbert Smith Freehills, mergers, Slater & Gordon, The Lawyer UK 200 Annual Report, Finance, Human Resources, Knowledge Management, Marketing & BD, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Practice Management

Early results show strong influence of mergers on the pecking order of the UK’s top firms 

It’s summer, and a proper one at that, but while you have been making the most of the sunshine The Lawyer’s editorial team...

ABSs stimulating a surge in the Anglo-Scottish urge to merge, say experts

News Article - 18/06/2012 : ABS, mergers, Finance, Finance

The recent spate of Anglo-Scottish mergers will not be the last as Scotland gears up for its own alternative business structure (ABS) regime going live, it has been predicted.

An assessment published by accountants and advisers...