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Operational Reviews in Law and Professional Services Firms

By Yarman J Vachha

Drawing on my two decades of experience in managing and consulting with international and local law firms across […]

Building and Leveraging Relationships: The True Essence of Business Development

By Bithika Anand

The concept of ‘business development’ is often over-rated when it comes to law firms. The phrase may resonate […]

Collaboration and Compensation (Part 1)

By David Cruickshank

This article was originally published in the September, 2014 issue of Edge International Communiqué. Collaboration-evaluation tools can help […]

Legal Project Management: If your Client Is Interested, Shouldn’t You Be Too?

By Aileen Leventon

General Counsel have been expected to manage the legal function (both inside and outside counsel) for over 25 […]

The Death of Deference

By Nick Jarrett-Kerr

Lawyers have always been a distrustful bunch, but in the last twenty years the growth of larger law […]

The Power of “How”

By Gerry Riskin

I propose that you join the most effective law firm leaders in the world and start asking “how,“ […]

Why Operational Reviews in Law Firms Are a Must

By Yarman J Vachha

Written on the basis of my two decades of work as a manager and consultant with international and […]

Partners in Conflict

By David Cruickshank

No matter how strong a firm’s culture seems to be, there will be periods when some partners are […]

Do You Understand your Firm’s DNA? What Are the Good and the Bad Bits?

By Sean Larkan

The DNA acronym is sometimes used with reference to the inherent characteristics of a firm or a part […]

Characteristics of Winning Small Firms

By Neil Oakes

It was my recent pleasure to attend the annual conference of a group of affiliated small firms that […]