Briefing May 2018: Feel the path

Resource - 01/05/2018 : addleshaw goddard, Alternative career paths, Analytics, artificial intelligence, BLM, BPP, business improvement, client relationship management, clifford chance, coding, Converge Technology Specialists, disaster recovery, diversity, dwf, DWF Ventures, General, Herbert Smith Freehills, knowledge transfer partnerships, Mitie Document Management, people management, shoosmiths, Technology, thomson reuters elite, training, trowers & hamlins, virtual assistants, wellbeing, Finance, Human Resources, Human Resources, Knowledge Management, Marketing & BD, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Practice Management

Path binders...

Industry case study with Microsystems: Proof positive

Resource - 15/06/2017 : briefing magazine, clifford chance, Document Editor, document proofreading, Editing Software, legal software, legal tech, Natural Language Processing, Technology, Practice Management

This article was originally featured as an industry case study in Briefing June. To read the issue in full, ...

Briefing June 2017: Machine yearning

Resource - 05/06/2017 : artificial intelligence, barclays, berwin leighton paisner, Birketts, business transformation, change management, client relationship management, clifford chance, cloud computing, collaboration, Continuous Improvement, cyberfraud, dentons, design thinking, foot anstey lexisnexis, gamification, gartner, Gowling WLG, imanage, kennedys, Microsystems, Pitching, project management, RAVN Systems, robots, Seyfarth Shaw, strategy, sunrise software, thomson reuters elite, Human Resources, Knowledge Management, Marketing & BD, Risk & Compliance, Technology

Machine yearning

How are firms managing with machine learning?

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Briefing May 2016: Game changers

Resource - 10/05/2016 : agile working, BLM, brexit, change management, clifford chance, collaboration, compliance, dwf, Gateley, Hill Dickinson, imanage, Informance, lexisnexis, pricing, self-service reporting, tlt, transformation, unified communications, value, whistleblowing, Human Resources, Marketing & BD, Risk & Compliance, Technology

Game changers

How legal business is learning and leading transformation of the working environment.


Clifford Chance relies on DocXtools to improve document collaboration

Case Study - 28/04/2016 : clifford chance, fee earners, Microsystems, Office 2007, Word, Technology

DocXtools helps Clifford Chance improve their collaboration workflows through more comprehensive document comparisons and integrate with the firm’s DMS.


Briefing March 2016: Better behaviours

Resource - 11/03/2016 : alternative business structures, artificial intelligence, Blue Car Technologies, bryan cave, clifford chance, cloud, Continuous Improvement, dac beachcroft, imanage, information security, IntApp, Intelligent Office, knowledge management, lean principles, mergers, pinsent masons, process improvement, project management, reed smith, taylor wessing, Human Resources, Knowledge Management, Risk & Compliance, Technology

Better behaviours

Could law firms learn some lessons from other industries when it comes to managing their continuous self-improvement?


Global leader Clifford Chance selects Advanced Legal’s Laserform Hub

News Article - 18/02/2016 : clifford chance, Government’s Companies House gateway, laserform hub, Technology

International law firm, Clifford Chance, has adopted Advanced Legal’s ...

Briefing February 2016: Space explorers

Resource - 03/12/2015 : agile working, architects, Arkadin, barlclays, briefing, business manager, chief operating officer, clifford chance, cms, collaboration, communication, Continuous Improvement, dla piper, foot anstey, hogan lovells, hotdesking, Konica Minolta Business Solutions, Legal project management, minisoft, presence, scrum, tikit, Totum, unified communications, videoconferencing, Finance, Human Resources, Knowledge Management, Marketing & BD, Technology

Space explorers

It's a pleasure to present your new Briefing. Appropriately, this issue is all about fresh beginnings in other ways, including a big interview with business...

Briefing on: Strategic change in 2015

Resource - 04/06/2015 : Allen & Overy, asset management, berwin leighton paisner, business transformation, change, clifford chance, collaboration, digitalisation, Econocom, efficiency, flexible working, freelancers, G3 Comms, generation y, globalisation, Herbert Smith Freehills, innovation, Lawyers on Demand, lexisnexis enterprise solutions, millennials, Peerpoint, pinsent masons, process, recruitment, remote working, RPC, streamline, Thomson Reuters Legal Enterprise Solutions, Totum, transformation, Vario, Finance, Human Resources, Knowledge Management, Marketing & BD, Risk & Compliance, Technology

Visiting the future!

The June issue of Briefing speaks to Professor Richard Scase, future of business author and professor of organiational behaviour at the University of...

Briefing: the People issue 2014

Resource - 13/11/2014 : Access group, addleshaw goddard, ambition, briefing magazine, Briefing magazine November issue, Briefing magazine people issue, Canon, clifford chance, cms cameron mckenna, DocsCorp, General, hogan lovells, Lawyers on Demand, nabarro, Totum, Finance, Human Resources, Knowledge Management, Marketing & BD, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Practice Management, Community

Difference engines

It’s possible to do this legal game differently – if you have the right people on your side. In this special edition of Briefing on People, we delve deeper into the roles behind the process...

Briefing on: Pricing and profitability

Resource - 18/09/2014 : aderant, baker & mckenzie, BD, bryan cave, business development, clifford chance, Dell, General, Herbert Smith Freehills, leighton taylor, lexisnexis enterprise solutions, mishcon de reya, pricing, process, process management, profitability, project management, symantec, thomson reuters elite, Totum, value, Finance, Human Resources, Knowledge Management, Marketing & BD, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Practice Management

Price and prejudice

Pricing is a sensitive topic for many UK firms – how are they responding to client demands? We find out in this issue of Briefing.


Briefing on: People, change and transformation

Resource - 22/05/2014 : briefing magazine, clifford chance, clyde & co, dla piper, eversheds, General, Hill Dickinson, hr, human resources, law firm news, Norton Rose Fulbright, olswang, Parabis Group, pinsent masons, weightmans, withers, Finance, Human Resources, Knowledge Management, Marketing & BD, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Practice Management

Change, transform, grow

Harnessing people power to drive strategy and growth on the biggest stage is a major challenge firms are facing. 

Developing your people in tandem with your culture, getting unity across a...

Clifford Chance focuses on process as it trains all lawyers in ‘Continuous Improvement’ principles

News Article - 17/01/2014 : CI, clifford chance, Continuous Improvement, Continuous Improvement principles, law firms, Lean Six Sigma principles, legal futures, Legal News, legal services, Oliver Campbell, process ownership, Process-driven, project management, UK law, white paper, Practice Management

Global giant Clifford Chance is rolling out firm-wide training in Continuous Improvement (CI) methodologies as it embraces the concept of law as a process.

It has already reported increased...

Employer uses anonymised CVs to recruit talent

News Article - 13/01/2014 : clifford chance, hr, human resources, Laura Yeates, law firm recruitment, Oxbridge, people management, recruitment, reducing bias towards universities and schools, The Independent, Human Resources

Firm aims to reduce bias towards certain universities and schools

Law firm Clifford Chance has started using anonymised CVs in its recruitment process in an effort to prevent bias, it has been reported.


Profit margin split highlights stark disparities across UK top 50

News Article - 13/09/2013 : Allen & Overy, clifford chance, dwf, Finance, freshfields bruckhaus deringer, linklaters, macfarlanes, profitability, revenue, shoosmiths, sj berwin, top 50, travers smith, trowers & hamlins, weightmans, Finance, Community

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has emerged as the most profitable firm in the UK top 50, with 2012-13 financial results showing profit margins across the group have remained broadly static.

Freshfields comes out top when ranking the top 50...