The next time the Business Leadership newsletter is published, on 24 September, not only will this year’s Summit be history but also the successful recipients of the Business Leadership Awards will have been celebrating, probably non stop, for at least 24 hours
As next month’s Business Leadership Summit and Awards draw nearer one of the topics that will be up for debate is already stoking the fires on www.thelawyer.com’s comments board.
Today’s Business Leadership mailout features a very welcome guest columnist in the shape of Bruce MacEwen, president of Adam Smith, Esq and one of the global legal market’s most respected commentators
In a market where many firms are posting double digit rises in revenue, there doesn’t appear to be much of a problem when it comes to pricing. But don’t be so sure.
Among the wealth of content at this September’s Business Leadership Summit currently filed under the heading “don’t miss”, few will be more pertinent to many people than the session on new career paths in the legal market.
Howard Kennedy has mooted plans to move to a full-equity partnership as it kicks off an internal review of its remuneration system.
Slater & Gordon has posted UK revenue up a colossal 36 per cent to £129m just months after its £700m purchase of professional services group Quindell.
Reed Smith’s has seen its net profit jump by 11 per cent, from £58.4m to £64.9m for the year ending December 2014.
EY will double the number of lawyers in its legal services arm from around 30 to 60 within a year.
Liverpool personal injury firm Forster Dean has closed eight of its offices and is planning to close a further three in an attempt to reduce costs.