This year’s Business Leadership Report is a ‘must-have’ for any provider that wants to know what its clients are really thinking when it comes to selling legal services. The report focuses on the growing range of alternative legal services and innovations provided by both traditional firms and new model law entrants. It quizzes clients on their attitudes towards these services, their uptake of them and pinpoints which are head and shoulders above the rest... Read more
The UK 200 Real Estate report analyses the key trends in terms of leading firms’ use of property. As a starting point the report will analyse the total cost of a firm’s real estate including rent, rates and service charge and the total amount of square footage they control.
Moving jobs can be so traumatic. It's impossible to tell how a law firm will react on finding out that a lawyer is going to a rival. For instance, one particular lawyer at a magic circle firm caught the sharp end of his practice leader's tongue when he told him he was leaving for a competitor.
So much so that on the day the lawyer left, the head honcho demanded the turncoat be escorted out of the building. Not that the departing lawyer minded so much - he'd 'relieved himself' in the chap's bin the night before. Which Hong Kong-based senior finance partner at a top US firm embarrassed himself in court after admitting to not knowing the meaning of fiduciary duty?