Tag Archives: practice group heads

The Leadership Challenge in Law Firms – Survey Results

No-one would deny that the role of practice group leader in a law firm is a challenging one. After all, there are all those cats to herd! I know that many firms struggle to find suitable volunteers to take on … Continue reading

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Mind the Knowing-Doing Gap – Through Practice

What do I mean by the Knowing-Doing gap? Here are a couple of examples: Most partners know they should be giving regular feedback to associates – praising good efforts and correcting errors. Yet associates tell us repeatedly that they don’t … Continue reading

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Building a Successful New Practice Group – a detailed study into why most initiatives fail and the factors critical for success

Most firms are finding it difficult to build new practice groups and are disappointed at the rate of progress. Many blame the fact that their firm’s ‘brand name’ works against them. But we were not sure that was a valid … Continue reading

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How to Create a Successful Business Development Culture in Law Firms

It’s your heads of practice groups that should drive BD activity – or else they might drive away your best associates Client partners and heads of practice areas play a key role in influencing the BD performance of the people … Continue reading

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