Matt Byrne

How to survive the “demanding” role of managing partner

20-Nov-2014 | By Matt Byrne

The lot of the law firm leader is not always a happy one. This week’s cover feature unpicks that statement a little. We quizzed dozens of past and present managing and senior partners on what it is that makes the role so tough. Who would have thought that one of the recurring themes would be that it can be “lonely”?

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Law firm management: the poisoned chalice

6-Nov-2014 | By Matt Byrne

Has there ever been a time of more change among the top levels of law firm management? Not that we can remember, anyway.

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The Lawyer Management conference highlights the future

23-Oct-2014 | By Matt Byrne

A huge thanks to everyone who made it down to The Lawyer Management Conference yesterday, which focused on all things disaggregated. It was simply a cracking day, with some of the market’s leading thinkers and trailblazers providing practical and indispensable insights into the future of the legal market.

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The irony of real estate

9-Oct-2014 | By Matt Byrne

Just two weeks to go until The Lawyer Management (TLM) conference and awards on 22 October and here’s some news for those planning to attend the evening’s festivities – comedian Ed Byrne can now be revealed as the host. Cue a collective ‘yay”.

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How helpful is your KM?


Knowledge management in law firms has changed beyond recognition over the last few years. As a recent special report in The Lawyer highlighted, the KM conversation has moved from internal document creation and management to creating value for the client.

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Leader: UK 200 redraws the legal map

27-Oct-2014 | By Catrin Griffiths

It’s here: The Lawyer’s UK 200 is the biggest financial data exercise in the legal profession

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Simmons' turnover up 8 per cent to £140m at half year

25-Nov-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Simmons & Simmons has boosted revenue by 8 per cent over the first half of the 2014/15 financial year compared to the same period in 2013/14, bringing in revenues of over £140m. 


Fieldfisher reports 9 per cent revenue rise at half year as it eyes Dutch launch

21-Nov-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Fieldfisher has recorded a revenue of £54.3m for the first six months of the 2014/15 financial year.


Olswang reports 11 per cent increase in revenue to £63.9m at half-year

20-Nov-2014 | By Natasha Bernal

Olswang has announced its un-audited half-year results today (20 November), posting an increase of 11 per cent in revenue to £63.9m from £57.6m at the same point last year.

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Addleshaw Goddard revenue up 11 per cent at half year

19-Nov-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Addleshaw Goddard’s turnover for the first half of 2014/15 was up 11 per cent on the same period the previous year, rising from £82.5m to £91.8m.

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RPC posts 16 per cent rise in turnover at half-year

14-Nov-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

RPC has increased revenue by 16 per cent from £38.7m to £46m in the half-year period from 1 May to 31 October 2014. 

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