Partner Teams – the benefits, the challenges and why some partners don’t like them! (PART TWO)
By Sean Larkan, October 13, 2020
Too often, partners with specialties do not train successors in that area of work, do not introduce their clients to team lawyers in an organised, structured way and when they retire the ‘cupboard is often bare’ i.e. no real succession has been provided for in regard to skills transfer, personnel or key clients. Legal staff are left in a melting pot of uncertainty as to workflow, quality of work, coaching, feedback and whether an interest will be taken in them or their work and progression in the firm. This results in lowered self-esteem, potential is not realised and lower productivity and sometimes departure results.
Navigating the Compensation Maze
By Nick Jarrett-Kerr, September 23, 2020
The last twenty years or so have seen considerable debate about the most suitable method of compensating and rewarding professional service firm partners and members.
THE LAW FIRM TECHNOLOGY LANDSCAPE POST-COVID: PART THREE
By Chris Bull, September 3, 2020
The third and final part in our series on the permanently changed priorities and potential of law firm technology post-COVID takes a look at how the crisis has accelerated the impact of tech on how we work in almost every area of law firm operations, starting with how we collaborate and communicate.