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.
Richard Murley (right), the Director General of the Takeover Panel, has accepted the panel's invitation to extend his secondment until 30 November 2005. Murley, who works for Goldman Sachs, took up office in April 2003. First revealed on www.thelawyer.com, 28 February
LSC appoints new chairSir Michael Bichard has been appointed as the new chair of the Legal Services Commission (LSC), the Department for Constitutional Affairs announced last week. His new role is the LSC's most senior non-executive position and will run for five years. During his term of office, Sir Michael will oversee a full review of legal aid. He said that under his leadership the LSC would develop new programmes and services to ensure access to justice for the most vulnerable members of society. First revealed on www.thelawyer.com, 3 March