Addleshaws takes axe to back office By The Lawyer 24 July 2011 00:00 17 December 2015 14:42 Sign in or register to continue reading. It's FREE Sign in Email Password Keep me logged in Forgot your password? Not registered? It's FREE! Register now Register with The Lawyer Anonymous 25 July 2011 at 14:05 It wasn’t that long ago that Mark Jones et al were telling everyone how great they were at running AG with their focus on ‘modern management’ including client service. So great in fact that they were setting up their own consultancy operation to ‘teach’ other law firms how to emulate their massively successful law firm business model. Oh, how times change … so much hubris! Reply Link Doogie Hauser MD 25 July 2011 at 15:36 @Anonymous | 25-Jul-2011 2:05 pm they were setting up their own consultancy operation to ‘teach’ other law firms… From what I have seen management consultancies are usually the most eccentric and dysfunctional of organisations, and although well able to help others, do seem incapable of running a smooth operation themselves. Reply Link Name Email Cancel reply Threaded commenting powered by interconnect/it code.