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Navigating the Compensation Maze

By Nick Jarrett-Kerr

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

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.

THE LAW FIRM TECHNOLOGY LANDSCAPE POST-COVID: PART TWO

By Edge International

The COVID-19 crisis and lockdown has impacted almost every aspect of life in law firms, but the central importance of technology in firm strategies and performance has accelerated more suddenly and more permanently than any other.  Edge International’s latest article takes a look at the post-COVID law firm agile model that is already emerging as a result of the events of 2020.

Integrating Merged Law Firms: How to Create Truly Disruptive Value

By Mike White

The legal industry enjoys a long history of bolting together two newly combined law firms, or practice groups from two newly merged firms; best practices here are well established at least as it relates to the basics….

Virtual Coffee Breaks

By Gerry Riskin

Reaching out to clients and colleagues while working remotely can seem awkward, especially if there is no apparent reason for doing so.  The value of connecting during this time is in preserving and enhancing relationships by showing genuine care.

A FRESH LOOK AT LAW FIRM VALUATION

By Edge International

Changes will involve valuation issues, be it the valuation of firms or shares in them. While traditional methodologies of valuation may be used as comparative benchmarks, they do not necessarily focus on the real value involved in any transaction.

How to Keep a New – and Prized – Client

By Jonathan Middleburgh

This short article explores a tried and tested way to increase the likelihood of a smooth-running client relationship – through a facilitated ‘Norming’ Workshop, aimed at getting the relationship going on the right footing, or at strengthening an existing relationship.

PLANNING FOR RECOVERY

By Nick Jarrett-Kerr

Originally designed for the Law Society of England and Wales, but relevant to all law firms globally, Edge International Principal Nick Jarrett-Kerr has created a series of four webinars on the topic of Planning for Recovery. Each webinar lasts about twenty minutes and is available free of charge.

The Law Firm Technology Landscape Post-lockdown: Part One

By Chris Bull

The Covid-19 crisis and lockdown has impacted almost every aspect of life in law firms but the central importance of technology in firm strategies and performance has accelerated more suddenly and more permanently than any other time. What do firms have to ensure they get right as we move out of lockdown?

Reducing Law Firm Real Estate Spend While Retaining Culture

By Mike White

Reducing your firm’s commitment to expensive shared office space is a generational opportunity to increase dramatically the pool of firm distributable profits.