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LPM magazine supplements provide quantitative and qualitative research and analysis, covering a broad range of the management issues affecting growing legal business.

Why are SME law firms moving towards a cloudier future? This report combines our research findings and a view from the cloud from our sponsor, Pulsant.

How can SME law firms secure their cyber gates?

This month, LPM magazine's cybersecurity supplement looks at whether SME firms prepared for a digital assault, with insight from issue sponsors Paragon and Clio.

 

We all know the dangers of putting information in the cloud, right? Your data will be parked in dodgy jurisdictions where it will be hacked and pinched, you’ll get sued, the cloud provider will go bust and then some teenager will hold your data to ransom – and anyway it’s really expensive and horribly complicated and how do you choose a provider anyway?

The last wave?

LPM magazine polled its audience on what they're doing to cut paper from their internal processes – and how they're working more digitally, and what the drivers and benefits are for that business transformation.

Briefing magazine supplements provide quantitative and qualitative research and analysis, covering a broad range of the management issues affecting growing legal business.

Are you doing direct sourcing right? 

This report was sponsored by Codex Edge, part of Cogence Search, and delves into the world of legal recruitment sharing expert advice from top 100 heads of recruitment.

Securing the future

As cyber-criminals shift tactics, firms need to manage to prioritise response as well as prevention.

Paths to profitability

From managing to negotiate the pricing process to doing more with their data, we delve into whether law firm finance leaders really know their own strengths.

Paper over?

Briefing asked top 100 law firms what steps they're taking to remove more paper from their internal processes and do more digitally - and the key drivers, advantages and hurdles for them in doing so.

Do I know you?

Briefing and the IQPC Corporate Counsel Exchange investigate how well top 100 law firms' understanding of in-house business priorities match what GCs themselves claim to have top of mind - covering cost predictability, fees, collaboration, quality, and more.

Briefing reports on the findings from our its conferences and research. Providing great insights into the top end of the legal market.

The Briefing Operational leaders in legal report, uncovers findings from our OLIL 2017 conference.

The report covers the main topics from the day and what it takes to lead change in a law firm. 

LSN's second Operational Leaders In Legal Report, uncovers findings from our OLIL 2014 conference.

This is a 16 page report uncovering tomorrow's challenges and opportunities for operational leaders in legal business.

LSN's first Operational Leaders In Legal Report, unveiling foundings from our OLIL 2013 conference.

This is a 15 page report uncovering issues ranging from international growth to the current fixed fee debate.

LPM reports and research into the legal technology area, covering all areas of IT for SME law firms.

The LPM magazine's Legal IT Landscapes report supplement looks at whether SME firms have an IT strategy that's fit for purpose, with insight from issue sponsors Tikit, Thomson Reuters and IManage.

Legal leaders in SME firms give us their take on the tech making an impact on their businesses’ competitiveness and efficiency, in the first SME Legal IT Landscapes 2015 report.

Attitudes to technology are changing in the SME legal segment – firms are seizing the opportunity to upgrade their systems and their processes, and in many cases doing it much faster than their top 100 counterparts.

Find out what tech is touted to transform your legal business in 2015.

Results and analysis from Legal Practice Management - providing great insights into the SME legal market from independent research and insights gathered from LPM conferences.

Legal Practice Management 2016 conference report – unveiling the foundings from our LPM 2016 conference. What are the latest trends in SME legal practice management and what can we expect in the future? Find out in the LPM 2014 conference report - sponsored by Accesspoint

 

 

LSN's Legal Practice Management 2014 conference report – unveiling the foundings from our LPM 2014 conference. What does SME legal management think of the market, fixed fees, succession planning and more? Find out in the LPM 2014 conference report - sponsored by DPS Software.

This 18 page report uncovers issues ranging from pressures and pricing to succession and performance.

Briefing's reports and research into the legal technology area, covering all areas of IT for legal services providers.

In this year's 28-page Legal IT Landscapes research report, Briefing takes an even deeper dive into these and many other topics that have defined the last two years in legal technology. 

Legal IT leaders spill the beans on the technologies they think most likely to impact their firms around competitiveness and efficiency in the new, improved Legal IT Landscapes 2015 report.

Find out which technologies will be shaping your legal business in 2015 in LSN's most comprehensive report to date. Plus we find out what top 100 law firms spend on IT, and why they think it's not more.

LSN's first research report, based on a survey of >700 people in legal IT in the UK and the US, carried out in conjunction with Legal IT Professionals.

This is a 28-page report covering issues ranging from the use of business intelligence to how the legal IT leaders' role is perceived by law firm management.

Security, best practice and revenue capturing in audio conferencing in law firms

What role does teleconferencing play in today’s legal business, and what are the challenges behind its now almost ubiquitous adoption?

In conjunction with telephone answering and conferencing experts ComXo, we researched business services leaders to find out where firms are on the key issues in teleconferencing.

How proofreading failures are creating risk for firms and their clients, and denying firms extra revenue

Many clients are being ill-served by legal business when it comes to the primary ‘product’ of law: document production.

LexisNexis’s research into proofreading and document review has found that not only do lawyers skip proofreading steps to save time in a high-pressure environment, their business services counterparts know this happens and are not doing enough to stop it.

A push in the right direction 

Leaders in the UK's top 100 firms know their businesses could receive great benefits from automation, but fee earners and partners seem still to understand its importance.

LSN is the only place you'll find a list of the top 100 law firms' directors across multiple role types. We currently have data on the finance, HR and IT roles - and we're going to research the other roles in 2012.

Download our research on the top 100 law firms' finance directors, and view the full top 100 listing.

Our research into the top 100 law firms' finance directors shows how often they move, what kind of businesses they come from, when, and what their role is at their current firm.

Download our research on the top 100 law firms' HR directors, and view the full top 100 listing.

Our research into the top 100 law firms' HR directors shows how often they move, what kind of businesses they come from, when, and what their role is at their current firm.

Download our research on the top 100 law firms' IT directors, and view the full top 100 listing.

Our research into the top 100 law firms' IT directors shows how often they move, what kind of businesses they come from, when, and what their role is at their current firm.

Download our research on the top 100 law firms' KM directors, and view the full top 100 listing.

Our research into the top 100 law firms' KM directors shows how often they move, what kind of businesses they come from, when, and what their role is at their current firm.

Download our research on the top 100 law firms' marketing & BD directors, and view the full top 100 listing.

Our research into the top 100 law firms' KM directors shows how often they move, what kind of businesses they come from, when, and what their role is at their current firm.

Download our research on the top 100 law firms' risk directors, and view the full top 100 listing.

Our research into the top 100 law firms' risk directors shows how often they move, what kind of businesses they come from, when, and what their role is at their current firm.