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”.
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.
Next month The Lawyer Management conference and awards rolls into town. Over the next few weeks in the run-up to the conference we’ll be looking at some of the operational themes it will be covering, we well as the awards categories in more detail.
This week there’s more on the rumbling marketing pay row. In case you missed our news story about the £477,000 marketing directors – and the opinion article from Pinsent Masons’ director of communications ...
If you work in marketing there is really only one story this week. Yes, as we reported yesterday, marketing heads at some of London’s top 60 law firms are being paid as much as £477,000.
Manchester-based Express Solicitors reported a 21 per cent increase in fee income over the last 12 months, with end of year figures increasing from £7.2m in 2012/13 to a record £8.7m in 2013/14.
German firm Luther has reported a 12.4 per cent rise in revenue for the 2013/14 financial year, with domestic turnover breaking through the €100m barrier for the first time.
One firm moves its money to England, fearing a run on banks if UK splits apart
Aim-listed European IP group Murgitroyd saw its pre-tax profits drop by 10.9 per cent during the course of the 2013/14 financial year.
Scotland’s top independent firms have pulled out of the recession in earnest in 2013/14, with the top 20 turning over a combined revenue of £438.2m, a rise of 8 per cent on £406.9m the previous year.