Issues facing family lawyers in the UK. Click image below to visit page where the free report can be downloaded.
2 November 2013 - SJ Berwin Merges with King & Wood Mallesons
6 October 2013 [USA] - UpCounsel Gets $1.5m Boost
29 September 2013 [Global] - Insight Into Global Firm Strategy
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20 September 2013 [Canada] - "We’re seeing the greatest percentage of people leaving medium to large firms and going to sole and small-firm environments"
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16 September 2013 [US] - What Do Lawyers Do?
According to Jeffrey Carr (GC, ABA Legal Rebel and 20+ years in-house for a multi-billion dollar US corporation) lawyers do four things and four things only:
2. Counselling and advising
3. Attending to processes and
4. Delivering content
In the presentation below to the Colorado Bar Association, US attorney Mark Lassiter covers this topic (at 8m00s) as well as the questions: what will lawyers be doing in the future and what should their representative bodies (i.e. bar associations) be doing today?
6 September 2013 [US] - Underestimate Us At Your Own Risk
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4 July 2013 - A new breed of Integrative Lawyers who are transforming themselves and the law
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26 June 2013 [UK] - Extraordinary Claim That 30 of Top 200 UK Firms are in Serious Financial Difficulty
The UK's Solicitors Regulation Authority has made the most extraordinary claim that 30 top UK firms are in serious financial difficulty. Click the image below to read the story. The majority of the commentators to the article certainly don't believe the assertion. If it is true it is the story of the year if not the decade.
14 June 2013 [UK] - A Crowdfunded Legal Sector Startup - LawBit
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6 June 2013 [UK] - The Co-operative Group's New TV Ad
The Co-operative Group is the UK's largest mutual retailer with Food, Travel, Pharmacy, Funeral, Bank and Legal Services.Read more
18 May 2013 [UK] - A New Way to Go Online Shopping for Legal Services
18 May 2013 [China] - In China - An Online Legal Documentation Service Similar to LegalZoom
6 May 2013 [US] - Don't Divorce, Wevorce
"Ending a marriage doesn't have to be war. It doesn't have to cost months of courtroom drama. Or destroy relationships with your kids. There is another way. A better way. THE WEVORCE WAY"
This is how a new venture in the United States is promoting its family law service, offering the hope of keeping clients out of court and achieving settlements at a fraction of the cost of typical divorces. Read more via the below links:
4 May 2013 [UK] - Condemnation of UK Legal Aid Cutbacks
20 April 2013 [US] - ReInvent Law Laboratory - Innovation. Technology. Entrepreneurship.
9 April 2013 [US] - Lawyers as Peacemakers Conference
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22 March 2013 [UK] - Staff Costs Soar as Top UK Firms Pay Out Almost 50% of Revenues
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11 March 2013 [US] - 9 Redesigns to Transform Law Firms into a Modern Force
9 February 2013 [US] New Model Law Firms Expanding
Clearspire to open new offices and ramp up hiring.
Axiom raises US$28m for expansion.
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7 February 2013 [US & UK] LegalForce - New Concepts in the Marketing and Delivery of Legal Services
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7 February 2013 [UK] Pinsent Masons Enters Contracting Business