Tag Archives: delegation

Derogation and Duplication in Delegation – What Clients Need to Know!

Many firms still haven’t cracked the challenges of delegating work properly. Here is a summary of the issues: Frankly most of us know that it often feels easier to do the work ourselves than to have to explain it to … Continue reading

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How to Improve Practice Group Profitability

Do all the practice groups in your firm make an adequate margin? If not, what is being done to address the deficiency? I’ve been involved in several projects which have looked at how to improve profitability. Here’s my proposed approach, … Continue reading

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Why Partners Continue to Underdelegate

The benefits of delegating are clear. Some of the main ones are that there is: Learning, career progression and enhanced motivation for the juniors Potentially lower costs to clients (or higher margins for firms) Freeing up of partner time to … Continue reading

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Why Managing Matters is a Serious Matter

Are lawyers good project managers? Some don’t think so and I’m afraid I probably agree! I run workshops with senior associates on the subject and I usually start by asking the question ‘whose job is it to manage the matter?’ … Continue reading

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