Leadership and Partner Performance

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Law firm brand success calls for leadership, education and structure!

By Sean Larkan

Brand is such an important asset and so fundamental to the success or failure of every law firm […]

May 2, 3, 2018: Gerry Riskin, Atlanta, Georgia-The Managing Partner Forum

By Edge International

The MPF 2018 Leadership Conference will be held on May 2-3, 2018 at the Capital City Club in Atlanta. […]

Some Learning for New Partners – Beyond the Obvious

By Neil Oakes

I have just spent the weekend with a smallish firm about to introduce three new partners. These people […]

Lateral Hires and the “Slam Dunk” Myth

By Nick Jarrett-Kerr

This is an edited extract from the second (and much expanded) edition of Ark’s best-selling report Tackling Partner […]

Getting the job done: Some practical examples

By Sean Larkan

A year ago, I published an EIC article titled ‘Forget systems and structures – getting the job done […]

Gerry Riskin’s Immutable Laws of Law Firm Success

By Gerry Riskin

When Edge International was formed, I was optimistic that by this century, we could all make the following […]

Ten Steps toward a Happier Firm

By Nick Jarrett-Kerr

I have been involved in the management of professional service firms for upwards of twenty-five years, and during […]

Leaders Need Followers: Tips for Team Performance

By Sam Coupland

When it comes to maximising the performance of a firm, much of the focus is placed on leadership. […]

Partner Performance and Compensation

By David Cruickshank

  Three years ago in Communiqué, I wrote a two-part article on “Collaboration and Compensation.” Part I appeared in […]

The Importance of Deciding to Do It

By Sam Coupland

Two consulting engagements in the past couple of months illustrate why some firms fly and some firms flounder, […]