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Howard Hackney

Howard Hackney

Howard Hackney is a chartered accountant, formerly of Grant Thornton LLP and now of his own boutique practice (, specialising in advising law firms of up to 20 partners on ‘special projects’

Recent stories

  • Howard Hackney

    The great escape

    14 May 2019

    Howard Hackney and Mark Briegal look at the practicalities of succession planning for private client firms, either through selling the firm or bringing in new partners – and what retiring partners need to do to plan their own future

  • Mark Briegal

    Growing pains

    15 January 2019

    No form of growth is easy, but in a competitive market, no firm can afford to rest on its laurels. Mark Briegal and Howard Hackney look at the pros and cons of the three main ways of growing your firm: merger, acquisition, and organic growth

  • Howard Hackney

    Webinar: Pensions for partners in law firms

    27 November 2014

    In one of the four webinars inclusive in 2015 Law Management Section membership, Howard Hackney discusses the implications, for both salaried and equity partners, of pensions reforms that will be fully in place by April 2015

  • Moving on

    11 November 2014

  • Moving on

    14 May 2014Updated: 4 October 2014

  • Back to Basics: Exit strategies 

    12 February 2014Updated: 15 October 2014