Crisis Management & Business Continuity Planning

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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.

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.

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.

Planning for Recovery: Seven Strategies for Opportunistic Law Firms

By Nick Jarrett-Kerr

Adverse conditions can provide opportunities for firms to dramatically enhance their competitive position in a relatively short period of time.

Law Firm Resilience in a Crisis: Practical Guidance for Action (A Four-Part Series)

By Edge International

A compilation of the four-part “Law Firm Resilience” series focusing on: Financial Resilience; Operational Resilience; Commercial and Client Resilience; and People Resilience.

The Art of Maintaining Client Relationships During Times of Crisis

By Bithika Anand

The upheavals caused by this pandemic present a unique opportunity for lawyers to genuinely connect with clients and colleagues.

Law Firm Resilience in a Crisis: Part Four – People Resilience

By Edge International

Periods of crisis, with sudden disruption to normal working life, create massive potential obstacles to engaging and supporting your people. This requires firms to make some rapid changes.