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Susan Maher

Susan Maher, marketing and business development manager, Schillings


Schillings’ marketing manager on high-profile clients, the evolving market and the perils of law firm IT

Carl Weston

The Lawyer Management Q&A: Flint Bishop

5-Jun-2014 | By Lucy Burton

Carl Weston has been head of marketing at Derby firm Flint Bishop since 2006

Abby Winkworth

The Lawyer Management Q&A: IBB's Abby Winkworth

22-May-2014 | By Lucy Burton

Abby Winkworth is marketing and business development partner at IBB Solicitors. She joined the firm from Deloitte in 2007.

Fiona Haigh

Lawyer Management - Fiona Haigh, director of administration and strategy


Fiona Haigh is the director of administration and strategy at Weil Gotshal & Manges. She joined the firm from Clifford Chance in 1998. 

Despina Kartson

The Lawyer Management: Despina Kartson, chief BD officer, Morgan Lewis & Bockius


Despina Kartson joined US firm Morgan Lewis & Bockius as chief business development officer in 2013. She was previously Latham & Watkins’ chief marketing officer.

Neil Sherlock, Walkers

The Lawyer Management: Neil Sherlock


Neil Sherlock is the chief financial officer (CFO) of Cayman Islands based offshore law firm Walkers.

Santiago Gómez Sancha

Lawyer Management - Santiago Gómez Sancha, head of IT, Uría Menéndez

30-Jan-2014 | By Lucy Burton

Santiago Gómez Sancha has been head of IT at Slaughter and May’s Spanish best friend, Uría Menéndez, since 2003.


The Hot 100: Management


The individuals picked out for their management skills in this year’s Hot 100 are leading the way in a rapidly-changing legal market.

Louise Field

The Lawyer Management - Bird & Bird

9-Dec-2013 | By Lucy Burton

Louise Field has been head of client service and insight at Bird & Bird since 2009. She has previously worked for Ernst & Young and RBS.

Stephen Smith

The Lawyer management: Hailsham Chambers’ Stephen Smith

25-Nov-2013 | By Lucy Burton

Stephen Smith joined Hailsham Chambers in 1975 and was made senior clerk in 1982.

Geoff Andrew

Financing a fit-out, reducing costs


The legal sector has always set the bar high in terms of beautifully designed offices, not just to attract and retain the best talent but also to give customers a high quality experience from the moment they arrive. With first impressions so important, the design and fit-out of law offices are business critical.


The Lawyer Management: Mundays

18-Nov-2013 | By Lucy Burton

Jonathan Robinson is the business development manager at Mundays. He recently joined from Bindmans, where he was head of marketing. 


Lawyer Management: Ashfords

28-Oct-2013 | By Lucy Burton

George Wilkinson, director of marketing


Lawyer Management: Reed Smith

21-Oct-2013 | By Lucy Burton

Nigel Spencer, global director of learning and development


Lawyer Management: Collyer Bristow

14-Oct-2013 | By Lucy Burton

Jan Dalgleish, HR director


Lawyer Management - Shearman & Sterling

30-Sep-2013 | By Lucy Burton

Lois Gordon joined Shearman & Sterling in 2007. She previously held HR roles at Denton Wilde Sapte and Marks & Spencer.


The Lawyer Management: DWF

23-Sep-2013 | By Lucy Burton


Editor's Note

Matt Byrne

Why you need to be more agile

11-Sep-2014 | By Matt Byrne

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.

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Financial Insight


2013/14 financials: the results are in


Keep up to date with all the latest figures coming in from The Lawyer UK200 with our revenue table for 2013/14.

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Financial News

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Scottish firms’ destiny in the balance

15-Sep-2014 | By Kate Beioley

One firm moves its money to England, fearing a run on banks if UK splits apart


European IP group Murgitroyd's profit drops by 11 per cent as US client base grows

8-Sep-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

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.

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Top Scottish firms boom with £438.2m combined turnover

8-Sep-2014 | By Kate Beioley

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.


Co-op Legal Services makes £5m loss at half-year

4-Sep-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

The Co-operative Group’s half-year results, released today (4 September), show a £5.1m loss in the 26 weeks up to 5 July for the legal services arm.

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Management News


How much can Freshfields tinker with its lockstep to lure New York partners?

22-Sep-2014 | By Kate Beioley

What is more important to Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer? The sacred lockstep or a swathe of heavy-hitting veteran US partners to build up its growing presence in New York and Washington?

David Kerr bigger

Bird & Bird's David Kerr: Australian merger is a possibility

16-Sep-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Bird & Bird CEO David Kerr has overseen a period of significant growth at the former IP boutique, and more is on the horizon.

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