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Forget Systems and Structures – “Getting the Job Done” Is the Key

By Sean Larkan

Successful businesses and law firms succeed because they get the right things done. They determine a vision, identify […]

Are You Driving your Bus?

By Shirley Anne Fortina

You are a walking / talking brand! The way you dress, the way you communicate (both in person […]

Bias and Recall in Associate Evaluations

By David Cruickshank

The first quarter of the year is the season of verbal evaluations for associates in many law firms. […]

Talent Retention: A Big Conundrum

By Bithika Anand

With the rise of the new East, emerging economies of Asia are undergoing a tremendous transformation. With the […]

Employing Graduate Solicitors

By Neil Oakes

Question: What are most of the graduating class of 2015–16 doing now? Answer: The same part-time jobs that […]

Successful Succession

By Sam Coupland

As has been predicted for a while now, the legal profession is undergoing a significant transfer of ownership […]

Building Trust: The Inviolable Rule

By Sean Larkan

With all the attention given to the external forces bringing about change and impacting the legal profession, we […]

Helping Partners Jump Hurdles

By Nick Jarrett-Kerr

Just about every law firm strategic plan requires some degree of business development planning and activities. For three […]

The Path to Partnership in Small to Mid-sized Firms

By David Cruickshank

If you are a partner in a U.S. law firm with fewer than 200 lawyers, think for a moment […]

Tailored Talent Supervision

By David Cruickshank

While working with counsel at a top global firm recently, I asked them: “What is your best tip […]