Protecting your career in the face of a merger
Consolidation in the legal industry continues apace with law firms using mergers and acquisitions (M&A) to drive greater efficiencies, expand their geographical reach and add to their offerings.
But while M&A can be a time of great opportunity, it can bring with it considerable uncertainty with the threat of job losses and concerns over culture clashes. As a business services professional, you need to ensure that you are best prepared to turn what can be a tricky situation to your advantage.
The key is not to panic at the news of a merger. Act proactively but avoid knee-jerk reactions to speculation and gossip…
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Briefings from Totum
Totum’s Tim Skipper, Stephen Allen of DLA Piper and Mark Smith of LexisNexis discuss the importance of business services professionals in law firms.
In a market that has become synonymous with change it is no coincidence (to us at least) that in the past three months we have been asked to help recruit IT directors into four successful, innovative law firms.