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Avoiding Law-Firm Armageddon: How a Major Law Firm Nearly Imploded… and How the Conflict Was Resolved
By Jonathan Middleburgh
Senior-level conflict can threaten the very existence of a law firm. Mediation is one tool to address such conflicts: but the process is far from straightforward.
What Does It Take to Be a Thought Leader?
By Bithika Anand
Visionaries and those at the pinnacle of their professional journeys do not automatically become thought leaders: many other dimensions are involved.
Law Firm Leadership: Consensus or Command?
By David Cruickshank
Which leadership style is more effective: consensus or command? It depends on the circumstances and the individuals involved.
Realize Financial Goals by Leveraging the Finance Function
By Leon Sacks
Is it inconceivable that: one hour of each attorney’s weekly billable time cannot be billed; or markdowns of […]
Differentiation: The Whole Product
By Mike White
Either in the course of my “client experience innovation” work, or in helping groups of partners do a […]
Sight-Checking your 2020 Strategy
By Nick Jarrett-Kerr
When I look at the strategic documents of law firms, I often see lack of clarity; it often […]
Profit-Sharing in Smaller Partnerships
By Neil Oakes
In my most recent article, I looked at some alternative options for profit-sharing among law-firm partners. All of […]
A Merger of Unequals
By Sam Coupland
As the merger activity in Australia and New Zealand continues to gather pace, we are seeing a variety […]
The Benefits of Paying Creditors Promptly
By Sean Larkan
When I started off in law firm leadership and management some thirty years ago, I wondered at the […]
The Focus Challenge – Part 2: Your Clients
By Gerry Riskin
1. The Legal Matter Here are some of the essential lessons I have learned after several decades of […]