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This year, The Lawyer’s annual ranking of the largest UK law firms by turnover is available as an interactive, digital benchmarking tool. For the first time this will allow you to manipulate each data set against the metrics of your choice.
As law firms make more and more money, so the lines of snake-oil salesmen gets longer at their doors.
At least, so thought Tulkinghorn when a scribe showed him the following press release headline: “M Consulting appoints oral communications consultant.” The marketing agency has brought in a former barrister to give training to lawyers on how to talk, which Tulkinghorn notes is perhaps the last thing they need.
One wonders whether a ‘perambulation adviser’ is also on M Consulting’s list, after an ‘arse/elbow identification specialist’ comes on board, of course. Tulkinghorn supposes that the only target market for an oral communications consultant is a group of four Teletubbies.