Practice Management

Law firms are facing new challenges in seeking to maintain and develop client relationships. First, in many of the world’s leading legal markets growth in demand for legal services has slumped from...
November 2016
Law departments have long developed and published outside counsel guidelines (“OCGs”). These documents are intended to set the stage for the relationship between the client and its outside firms....
October 2016
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...
September 2016
Is your firm’s performance management system helping to achieve your organisation’s goals and priorities? Or is it creating anxiety and fostering disengagement? Many companies have determined that in...
August 2016
The Alternative Business Structure regime in the UK enables reserved legal services to be provided by bodies authorised by the relevant regulator and permits such providers to be wholly or partly...
July 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...
May 2016
International conflicts challenges will usually first become an issue when law firms operating in different jurisdictions/countries decide to combine/merge in order to become one global firm and...
March 2016
Tony Williams, Principal, Jomati Consultants LLP It is tempting to assume that cross﹣ border matters are the preserve of the major global law firms or at best of the leading national firms with...
February 2016
Tony Williams, Principal, Jomati Consultants LLP Anyone listening to futurologists or reading reports on the development of technology and artificial intelligence (“AI”) would be...
December 2015