Briefing May 2017: Shared visions

Resource - 09/05/2017 : Allen & Overy, artificial intelligence, Browne Jacobson, business transformation, communication, cost control, diversity and inclusion, email, employee engagement, facebook, highq, Howard Kennedy, internal collaboration, intranet, itelligence, kks, knowledge management, leasing, legal spend management, mindfulness, mishcon de reya, office layouts, portals, pwc, reed smith, SAP, shoosmiths, thomson reuters legal tracker, travers smith, Human Resources, Knowledge Management, Marketing & BD, Risk & Compliance, Technology

Shared visions
 

Firms are investing in more open, inclusive and efficient collaboration channels, but can they manage a culture to match?

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Briefing March 2017: Aiming for inequality?

Resource - 06/03/2017 : barclays, briefing, dentons, imanage, lexisnexis, shoosmiths, stephenson harwood, travers smith, UK top 100, UK top 100 law firms, women in leadership, women in legal, Finance, Human Resources, Knowledge Management, Marketing & BD, Technology

Aiming for inequality?
 

Briefing asks three leaders at top 100 law firms for a take on whether diversity talk is turning into appropriate action

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DW Reporting announces Travers Smith law firm win

News Article - 18/05/2016 : BI, quantum business intelligence, travers smith, Finance, Technology

International law firm Travers Smith has decided to implement DW Reporting’s entire portfolio; quantum business intelligence, evaluate matter pricing and assign managed reporting services to underpin the firm’s...

Successful adoption of Nikec Binder by a 100 law firm

News Article - 12/02/2016 : electronic forms, Nikec, travers smith, Technology

Nikec Binder has been successfully adopted by Travers Smith LLP, a 100 law firm. Nikec Binder is an electronic binder that helps law firms with their less paper initiative. Initially, Travers Smith was looking to adopt Nikec Binder in...

Searching high and low

Resource - 17/11/2015 : BA Insight, General, knowledge management, travers smith, Knowledge Management

This resource was also featured as a Briefing Industry Case Study in the October 2015 issue...

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...

Travers targets new US links as referral partners bulk up in the City

News Article - 09/03/2012 : top 50, travers smith, us law firms, Community, Community

Travers Smith is reviewing its US relationships in the wake of a number of its referral firms bulking up their UK law offerings in the City.

The top 50 UK law firm has traditionally worked with US institutions such as Ropes &...

Wragges and Travers take on 100% as raft of firms confirm NQ retention

News Article - 09/02/2012 : linklaters, retention, travers smith, wragge & co, Human Resources, Human Resources, Practice Management

Linklaters, Wragge & Co and Travers Smith are among a cluster of firms to have released their March retention rates, with Wragges and Travers both taking on 100% of their newly qualified (NQ) lawyers.

All six of Wragges...

Trio of UK firms consider outsourcing in effort to cut costs

News Article - 19/01/2012 : exigent, halliwells, hammonds, legal process outsourcing, outsourcing, travers smith, Finance, Finance

Travers Smith, Hammonds and Halliwells look to LPOs to cut costs

Travers Smith, Hammonds and Halliwells are considering a range of outsourcing measures.

The trio are the latest firms interested in cutting costs by sending...

Norton Rose moves staff back to full hours as work levels rise

News Article - 19/01/2012 : exigent, halliwells, hammonds, legal process outsourcing, outsourcing, travers smith, Finance, Finance

Travers Smith, Hammonds and Halliwells look to LPOs to cut costs Travers Smith, Hammonds and Halliwells are considering a range of outsourcing measures. The trio are the latest firms interested in cutting costs by sending either legal...

Camerons and Travers introduce sabbaticals

News Article - 19/01/2012 : cms cameron mckenna, flexible working, sabbaticals, travers smith

CMS Cameron McKenna has put its entire corporate department on a rolling sabbatical programme, while corporate specialist...

Silver circle tarnished as financials slide

News Article - 19/01/2012 : ashurst, berwin leighton paisner, macfarlanes, pep, silver circle, travers smith, Finance, Finance

Equity partners at firms in the silver circle will be taking home a significantly lower share of profits ­following the 2008-09 financial year, with profit per equity partner (PEP) falling by an average of 34 per cent.

Travers Smith, which...

Twelve months in recession and more to come - top lawyers reflect on an uncertain market

News Article - 19/01/2012 : ashurst, barlow lyde & gilbert, berwin leighton paisner, bird & bird, clifford chance, denton wilde sapte, freshfields bruckhaus deringer, herbert smith, linklaters, lovells, nabarro, Norton Rose, pinsent masons, recession, simmons & simmons, sj berwin, travers smith, Finance, Finance, Human Resources

Top 50 leaders give their perspective on an extraordinary 12 months - and their expectations for the year ahead

Ted Burke, chief executive, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
On 2008-09:
"It was a difficult...

Travers' big idea: learn a language, get clients

News Article - 19/01/2012 : languages, travers smith, Human Resources, Human Resources, Marketing & BD

Fresh from a sabbatical in India, Travers Smith's incoming managing partner Andrew Lilley is upping the firm's focus on its international profile by providing intensive language courses for its lawyers.

Although the firm has offered...

Travers Smith splashes a million on green venture

News Article - 19/01/2012 : carbon footprint, leapfrog, travers smith, Finance, Finance, Practice Management

Travers Smith has founded a not-for-profit organisation that will enable the firm's lawyers to work pro bono to help reduce carbon emissions.

The organisation, named Leapfrog and the brainchild of environment head Steven McNab, provides...