Briefing November 2017: The push for 2020

Resource - 30/10/2017 : 5P, agile working, alternative fee arrangements, banking, bird & bird, bring your child to work, csr, data management, diversity, enterprise resource planning, ERP, Fulcrum Global Technologies, hogan lovells, innovation, investment, Keystone Law, marketing, Network Rail, neuroscience, Newcastle, northshoring, Norton Rose Fulbright, pricing, process, profitability, project management, reed smith, SAP, supply chain management, transformation, Finance, Human Resources, Knowledge Management, Marketing & BD, Risk & Compliance, Technology

Push for 2020
 

Rod Harrington, chief operating officer, EMEA, at Norton Rose Fulbright, is overseeing change aplenty as the firm gears up transformation tactics for the year 2020.

 
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Briefing September 2017: Sectoral feeling

Resource - 29/08/2017 : Allen & Overy, alternative fee arrangements, Baker McKenzie, bias, briefing magazine, business development, client relationship management, cms, collaboration, cross-selling, dwf, enterprise resource management, events, foot anstey, freshfields bruckhaus deringer, GDPR, highq, imanage, insurance, lexisnexis, marketing, mergers, negotiation, osborne clarke, performance management, pricing, sectors, thomson reuters elite, Human Resources, Knowledge Management, Marketing & BD, Risk & Compliance, Technology

Sectoral feeling
 

Legal business leaders say a sector strategy gets firms closer to strategic goals as well as their clients, with firm input from Baker McKenzie, Allen & Overy...

Briefing 5P conference 2016 report: Ps and Qs

Resource - 20/07/2017 : Briefing 5P conference, briefing magazine, General, law firm management conference, legal services conference, Pitching, pricing, process mapping, project management, Finance, Human Resources, Knowledge Management, Marketing & BD, Marketing & BD, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Practice Management

Learn more about the upcoming Briefing 5P 2017 conference

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Briefing April 2017: Team players

Resource - 03/04/2017 : ABS, Blake Morgan, cloud, digitisation, direct sourcing, DW reporting, EY, hogan lovells, hotdesking, IntApp, Mills & Reeve, Norton Rose Fulbright, osborne clarke, password security, pinsent masons, pricing, profitability, project management, recruitment, RPC, shoosmiths, social media, strategy, talent, Finance, Human Resources, Marketing & BD, Risk & Compliance, Technology

Team players
 

Cornelius Grossmann, global head of law at EY, on why it's hard to beat the Big Four when it comes to the collaborative pitch.

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Briefing 5P Conference 2017, London

Event - 18/11/2016 : Central London, law firm management conference, legal services conference, Pitching, pricing, process mapping, project management, Conferences, Marketing & BD, Practice Management

The Briefing 5P conference centres on progressing beyond traditional silos in legal services and demonstrates that people in legal business have to work together in a more inter...

Briefing November 2016: Sweeten your offer

Resource - 09/11/2016 : advertising, authenticity, BLM, brexit, cranfield school of management, direct sourcing, diversity, employee ownership, employer branding, Enable, gamification, hogan lovells, imanage, inclusion, kpmg, leadership, learning and development, marketing, onboarding, osborne clarke, people management, Pitching, pricing, pwc, recruitment, retention, social media, Stephens Scown, talent management, taylor wessing, video, video Gowling WLG, Human Resources

Sweeten your offer
 

Legal business leaders outline their formulas for successful employee engagement and greater brand loyalty

 

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Briefing supplement: Finance leaders

Resource - 06/09/2016 : aderant, alternative business structures, banks, billing, BLM, business intelligence, data management, dwf, Econocom, finance management, General, Informance, IntApp, key performance indicators, matterworks, pricing, time-keeping, weightmans, Finance, Human Resources, Knowledge Management, Marketing & BD, Risk & Compliance, Technology

Briefing supplement: Finance leaders
 

Paths to profitability

Does finance know its own strength?

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Price index “will bring transparency” to legal fees

News Article - 28/07/2016 : General, legal fees, legal futures, Price index, pricing, transparency

A lawyer-matching platform has answered the growing clamour for charging transparency with a price index based on its database of 15,000 quotes, broken down into detailed categories of commercial work.

The move could spell the end of...

Making lawyers publish “average” prices will energise consumers, says panel

News Article - 26/07/2016 : CMA, Competition and Markets Authority, General, law firms, Legal Services Consumer Panel, pricing

The Legal Services Consumer Panel said last week that it was “not blind to the challenges of increased price transparency”, but insisted that making lawyers publish “average” prices could be the catalyst for making...

Use of fixed fees continues to rise but consumers still struggling to choose lawyer, survey finds

News Article - 19/07/2016 : fixed fees, General, law firm, legal futures, pricing, YouGov

Nearly half of consumer legal services are provided on a fixed-fee basis, new research has found – but it said consumers are still being hampered by a lack of information to help them choose the right lawyer.

The sixth annual tracker...

Making law firms publish average prices “is not perfect but it is needed”

News Article - 14/07/2016 : General, law firms, legal futures, legal services board, Legal Services Consumer Panel, pricing

The slow pace of change in the legal services market means “regulatory intervention” is needed to force firms to publish their average prices even though it is not a perfect solution, the voice of legal consumers has said.

The...

LSB not convinced by plan to force law firms to publish prices

News Article - 01/06/2016 : General, law firms, Legal Services Consumer Panel, LSB, pricing

The Legal Services Board (LSB) has said that “further discussion and evidence” is needed before it is prepared to back proposals to force law firms to publish average prices.

Responding to a ...

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.
 

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The speculation surrounding the SRA’s proposed changes to the minimum compulsory level of professional indemnity cover

Resource - 27/01/2016 : Finance, Janine Parker, Legal Practice Management, Legal Practice Management magazine, practice management, pricing, professional indemnity, risk and compliance, solicitors regulation authority, SRA, UK law firms, Finance, Practice Management

This blog post by Janine Parker from Paragon International Insurance Brokers was also featured as a column in the ...

New brokers can often be used to drive pricing down – is this market sustainable for brokers and insurers alike?

Resource - 26/01/2016 : brokers, indemnity, insurance, pricing, Practice Management

This blog post by Janine Parker from Paragon International Insurance Brokers was also featured as a column in the ...