Is diversity & inclusion more than skin deep in your firm’s brand?

In an article first published in July 2021 by the Law Society’s Law Management Section, Sue Bramall discusses how commitment to diversity and inclusion must be embedded within a firm’s culture and championed by staff at all levels. One of…

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Vista – the Autumn 2021 Collection – views from eight of our international law firm consultants

Welcome to the Autumn edition of VISTA, a collection of views from members of this global network of law firm consultants. We have been analysing the longer-term effects of the pandemic on law firms across the world, studying the gains…

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Five ways to fine tune your legal copywriting

As a lawyer, you were trained to draft a formal agreement in your subject area, but you might also find yourself tasked with drafting a blog post for your company website or an article for a newsletter. Technically, this type…

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Event – DMS to KMS: using technology to enhance knowledge engagement

How can we use existing systems to boost knowledge sharing? And how can effective KM technology minimise the impact of information overload? This 1-hour virtual event will answer your questions wherever you are on your firm’s route from DMS...

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Lunch n learns for virtual teams: a dozen ideas (first published on Knowledge for Lawyers)

A common way for law firms to train their teams is the “lunch n learn” lecture, but with so many firms permanently switching to virtual or hybrid teams, how can we ensure that our virtual attendees find them compelling...

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Legal pricing: “There are a lot of tricks I knows…” (first published on the Validatum website, 13 November 2021)

Inspired by lyrics from the musical Les Miserables (Master of The House), Richard Burcher, legal pricing expert from Validatum discusses the common practice of charging for disbursements or extras on top of a bill. For many years it has been…

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Berners Marketing launches law firm marketing toolkit

‘Unless you have a rigorous process for eradicating all instances of the old branding, you will find it popping up for many years to come.’ Amid all the excitement of planning a rebrand or commissioning a new corporate identity, it…

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What is a law firm? – Drs Murray and Fortinberry – THE LAW CHAT SERIES – 21 OCTOBER 2021

During this instalment of the Law Chat series, Simon talks to organisational change experts Drs Murray and Fortinberry who look at how law firms will evolve, how they are led and organized, and the kind of culture which they...

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“I Have Serious Budget Pressures – Cut Your Rates! (first published on Validatum 17 October 2021)

There are few communications from a corporate client that are more guaranteed to send an icy chill through the veins of most partners unless of course it is accompanied by a postscript, “… and if you don’t, we’ll be...

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An accountant’s view for law firms – Sam Bassett – THE LAW CHAT SERIES – 22 September 2021

In this episode of Simon Tupman’s Law Chat series, Simon and Sam Bassett, Director of Moore Markhams, discuss Sam’s perspectives on key trends affecting law firms. You can watch the full episode by clicking here or on the video below:…

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