Alan Hodgart

Hodgart Associates Ltd, Managing Director

Mr. Hodgart is recognised as a leading strategic change consultant to professional service firms globally. His client base includes leading firms in all major professions and a wide range of smaller to mid-market firms in many countries. The legal market is a particular area of focus. He works with clients throughout the world, including in the Asia Pacific.

Mr. Hodgart has written extensively on management issues facing professional firms. His two most recent books are Organizational Culture in Law Firms (Ark, 2012) and Strategies and Practice in Law firm Mergers (Legalease, 2005).

Prior to his career as a consultant, he had a successful career as a professional cyclist.

Managing a smaller law firm can be a very time consuming business given that the partners usually have heavy fee earning roles as well as attending to business development and client relationship...
5 January 2018
Law firms invest a significant amount of time and money in recruiting and training people and it makes sense therefore that they should seek to protect that investment by retaining those people. On...
6 November 2017
This is the second bulletin in a two-part series exploring issues facing small and medium-sized firms in the context of the broader competitive market and with specific reference to Hong Kong. In...
9 June 2017
The following is the first in a two-part series of bulletins exploring issues facing small and medium-sized firms in the context of the broader competitive market and with specific reference to Hong...
16 March 2017
Much ink has been spilled over law firm’s broken business models and the need for change. While this issue is not new, law firms have been facing an increasing amount of pressure to improve their...
10 January 2017
Law firms that embrace social media but neglect relationship management do so at their peril. Social media may not have been conceived with corporate marketing in mind but no one could...
21 September 2016
In every region of the world competitive forces in the legal market continue to increase. Whether a firm is small, medium, large or global, it is vital that firms seek continually to outperform their...
4 May 2016
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