Separation anxiety by Emma Sell, Brahams Dutt Badrick French

Blog post - 26/01/2017 : BLM, Brahams Dutt Badrick French, cms cameron mckenna, Emma Sell, flexible working, ince & co, law firm, Legal Practice Management, olswang, practice management, Practice Management

This article was also featured as a column in the May 2016 issue of LPM. To read the issue in full, download LPM....

Moving to full open-plan. Is this a trend that will work best for larger firms, or can SMEs gain from becoming more ‘open’?

Blog post - 24/05/2016 : BLM, cms cameron mckenna, ince & co, olswang, open-plan office, sme, Practice Management

This blog post was also featured as a column in the May 2016 issue of Legal Practice Management...

RAVN Systems selected for Olswang’s equIP Programme

News Article - 05/04/2016 : artificial intelligence, enterprise search, equIP program, knowledge management, olswang, Knowledge Management, Technology

RAVN Systems, experts in Artificial IntelligenceEnterprise Search...

Briefing on: People, change and transformation

Resource - 22/05/2014 : briefing magazine, clifford chance, clyde & co, dla piper, eversheds, General, Hill Dickinson, hr, human resources, law firm news, Norton Rose Fulbright, olswang, Parabis Group, pinsent masons, weightmans, withers, Finance, Human Resources, Knowledge Management, Marketing & BD, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Practice Management

Change, transform, grow

Harnessing people power to drive strategy and growth on the biggest stage is a major challenge firms are facing. 

Developing your people in tandem with your culture, getting unity across a...

Briefing on: Marketing tomorrow's firm

Resource - 11/04/2014 : accounting, ambition, audit, BD, blp, briefing magazine, charles russell, dwf, E&Y, Ernst & Young, EY, General, LAC Group, law firm marketing, Lawyers on Demand, legal BD, legal marketing, lexisnexis enterprise solutions, Manzama, marketing, mayer brown, olswang, thomson reuters elite, Finance, Human Resources, Knowledge Management, Marketing & BD, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Practice Management

Game up, before it's too late

There's been no more pivotal a time for marketeers and BD in legal – the weight of competition, drive for differentiation and riddle of client satisfaction are bearing...

Briefing on: Finance management in 2014

Resource - 06/02/2014 : Analytics, berwin leighton paisner, BI, big data, blp, business intelligence, charles russell, dashboards, Finance, firm-wide enterprise IT, flexibility, General, Herbert Smith Freehills, Herbies, hsf, linklaters, management information, OLIL 2013, olswang, shoosmiths, stephenson harwood, thomson reuters elite, visualisation, Finance, Human Resources, Knowledge Management, Marketing & BD, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Practice Management

Bigger bangs, fewer bucks...

In this low-growth market, getting ahead through analytics is legal finance's zeitgeist - just how firms will achieve that in the new 'big data' normal means even bigger change for the...

Olswang ends US alliance as partner Cooley plans to ramp up UK presence

News Article - 23/03/2012 : alliance, office launch, olswang, Community, Community

Olswang and US tech leader Cooley have ended their alliance as the US practice weighs up options to launch its own presence in the City.

Management at both firms decided to call time on their 18-month non-exclusive alliance at the...

Olswang shortlists LPO providers in preparation for new panel

News Article - 20/01/2012 : lpo, olswang, Practice Management, Practice Management

Olswang is set to appoint a panel of legal process outsourcers (LPOs) to carry out low-value document review work for the firm.

The firm has identified a shortlist of seven LPOs with a view to selecting three to act as its...

Briefing on Risk and Compliance | Exclusive interview: Tom Arrowsmith at Olswang plus much more

Resource - 19/01/2012 : briefing, business continuity, business intelligence, case management, claims handling, compliance, conflict checking, data management, disaster recovery, document management, eDiscovery, education and training, feature article, law firm profitability, Matter Management, money laundering, offshoring, olswang, outsourcing, profitability, regulation, software solutions, solicitor account rules, workflow, Human Resources, Human Resources, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Practice Management

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Olswang votes in managing partner as new CEO

News Article - 19/01/2012 : ceo, management, olswang, Finance, Finance, Human Resources, Marketing & BD, Practice Management

Olswang has completed its elections for all of its senior management positions.

Current senior partner Mark Devereux has been re-elected for another three-year term starting 1 May while managing partner David Stewart has become chief...

Initial results point to an increase in profitability

News Article - 19/01/2012 : billing, denton wilde sapte, eversheds, olswang, pep, profitability, revenue, speechly birchram, Finance, Finance

Firms are not necessarily billing as much as in 2009, but the majority are more profitable than they were a year ago, according to an overview of the results from the first practices to report their figures for the 2009-10 financial year.

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Olswang posts strong profits recovery as PEP rises by 38%

News Article - 19/01/2012 : olswang, pep, profitability, Finance, Finance

Olswang has become the latest firm to announce its 2009-10 financial results, reporting a 38% increase in profits per equity partner (PEP).

PEP rose to £420,000 in the last financial year, up from last year's figure of £305,000...

Taylor Wessing creates LSA working party as firm eyes outside investment

News Article - 19/01/2012 : alternative business structures, ldp, legal services board, olswang, taylor wessing

Taylor Wessing has formed a working party to monitor opportunities emerging from the Legal Services Act (LSA), with the group concentrating on radical reforms to allow external investment in law firms.

The five-partner group includes...

Olswang to review pay as firm prepares for managing and senior partner elections

News Article - 19/01/2012 : olswang, pay review, pay structures, Finance, Finance

Olswang is gearing up for a series of management elections and a wholesale review of its strategy.

The City firm is preparing to hold elections for its managing and senior partner positions as well as all of its practice group heads in the...

Olswang posts 3% decrease in revenues at half-year stage

News Article - 19/01/2012 : financial results, olswang, revenue, Finance, Finance

Olswang has recorded a drop in half-year revenues, with turnover dipping to £43.3m.

The drop marks a 3% decrease on the same period in 2008, when the UK top 50 firm posted fee income of £44.7m.

Managing partner David...