Transformation in legal is not for the faint-hearted – but do firms
have a new breed of business technology within their grasp? View the full article here

9 Nov 2017

We’re not at the point of frenzy but there is a significant amount of merger activity in the legal market – and there’s no sign that will change any time soon. Many mergers will bed down and deliver the desired results, but many others won’t. So, why do so many mergers...

21 Feb 2017

A good starting point is to consider what marks law firms out as businesses – and there are many characteristics which are not all helpful for making change happen:

  • Partnerships consist of self-employed owners of the business. Moves to LLP status and managerial tren...

1 Mar 2016

So here’s the thing – if you were to spend £3,000,000 on a house with six bedrooms, three reception rooms, a large kitchen, a double garage, a pool and tennis courts would you be happy to only ever use three of the rooms and to leave the others empty ? No, me neither....

As is well documented, a number of legal sector Practice Management Systems (PMS) are approaching the end of their (supported) lives, and this, coupled with the challenges thrown up by expansion and globalisation of some law firms, has proved to be the catalyst for a n...

Introduction

A quick search for the term ‘Merger’ on the website of The Lawyer shows 342 results for 2010, rising through subsequent years to 1,188 for 2014. This may be a pretty broad brush, but the number of articles relating to this subject reflects the increased act...

Are any of the following scenarios familiar in your firm?

  • Tables of financial data are created in Word and manual calculations carried out, when Excel could do those calculations automatically and avoid the risk of failing to pick up the consequential changes when o...

This article draws on the themes of a 3Kites seminar delivered in September 2013.

Even though we appear to be coming out of the recession, business is not going to go back to how it was for law firms pre-2008. Clients are going to carry on scrutinising the value law fir...

A couple of months ago I wrote an article on the idea of the ‘green field’ law firm, considering how one might set up a law firm from scratch. 1 If I were starting a new law firm it would be very different from the ones that exist now in the way it was structured and t...

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