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Leadership Development in Just Two Hours (and less than 500 words!)

I spent several years on the faculty of the Nottingham Law School teaching a two-year MBA in Legal Practice. Then I was asked to design an MBA in a day! My consulting colleagues teased me that I hadn’t got it … Continue reading

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Managing Matters for Profit

As clients are increasingly asking for fixed fees and driving these fees down, lawyers need to find more efficient ways of delivering legal services to ensure protecting their margins. How can you do this? I have recorded a webinar (available … Continue reading

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Five Ways to Improve Matter Profitability

  Given that legal markets are getting tougher, I think firms could do more to manage and improve the profitability of matters, as well as improve client service. Here are six suggestions. 1.    Review profitability by type of work Most … Continue reading

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Leadership is Too Important to be Left to the Partners

  Law firms have a wealth of untapped talent at the senior associate (SA) level. If partners could let go a bit more, so much more could get done and margins would be improved. For SA’s, I’m not talking about … Continue reading

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