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  • rohit talwar

    Full steam ahead

    10 October 2017 By Rohit Talwar, Steve Wells, Alexandra Whittington

    Disruptive technologies have been a hot topic in the legal sector in recent years, but what does this mean for people working in the sector? Rohit Talwar, Steve Wells and Alexandra Whittington look at the risks – and the opportunities.  

  • eyes on the prize

    Eyes on the prize

    10 October 2017 By Shireen Smith

    Have you protected your firm’s intellectual property? If not, do you know you could have to change your name or logo, or put up with competitors copying your innovations? Shireen Smith provides a beginner’s guide to intellectual property for law firms. 

  • culture club

    Culture club

    10 October 2017 By Andrew Hedley

    Do you know what the culture of your firm is? And does it help you deliver against your strategy, or does it hinder it? Andrew Hedley looks at how to analyse your current culture and achieve effective change. 

  • Barry Wilkinson

    To the purpose

    4 July 2017 By Barry Wilkinson

    Do you know what your firm’s purpose is? How about your own? Do they match? Could your or your firm’s purpose be holding you back? Barry Wilkinson argues for the central role of purpose in competing, and ensuring your survival, in the current marketplace

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    Mind the gap

    4 July 2017 By Diana Bentley

    Many law firms are missing a trick by not having a strategy. And many which do are not effectively implementing their plans so they can grow and position themselves effectively. Diana Bentley investigates how firms can close the gap between strategy and implementation

  • man climbing on clock faces

    Changing with the times

    11 April 2017 By Andrew Hedley

    Being able to adapt to a fast-changing legal sector and marketplace will give your firm the best possible chance of survival and success. Andrew Hedley explains how you can make change effectively in your firm

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    Walking papers

    27 March 2017 By Neil Quantick

    In 2008, Quanticks was one of the first law firms to go completely paperless. Neil Quantick explains why he made the switch, how you can do the same, and the benefits it can bring

  • Joanna Kingston-Davies

    On the map

    31 January 2017 By Joanna Kingston-Davies

    Joanna Kingston-Davies outlines her experience of developing a new strategy for a firm, implementing that strategy, communicating it through a strategy map, and using balanced scorecards to measure success

  • jigsaw heart being pulled away by a hand

    Heart of the matter

    8 November 2016 By Grania Langdon-Down

    If you are looking to merge or be acquired, you need to understand your firm’s value, and maximise it by effective planning and due diligence. Grania Langdon-Down talks to the experts

  • ian hopkins 140x96

    2020 vision

    8 November 2016 By Ian Hopkins, Gina Connell

    In the second of our series focusing on law firm B P Collins, Ian Hopkins and Gina Connell look at how the firm drew up and implemented its new strategy, with a view to a major expansion in the next four years

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