Legal market innovations in legal services, process and delivery, they just keep on coming. If you don’t believe us then you need to read this week’s special report on knowledge management, which details the strides made by firms such as Pinsent Masons, Berwin Leighton Paisner, Baker & McKenzie and Allen & Overy.
Indeed, as we reported this week, the latter has just invested seed corn capital into an “experimental” technology group aimed at developing new technology-related opportunities, including those in the area of artificial intelligence.
This is the kind of thinking that is likely to be on display at The Lawyer Business Leadership Summit and Awards later this year. To help make sure the content of the Summit is as pertinent as possible, for the first time we have formed an advisory board consisting of former awards winners and judges which will act as a steering committee. More details on the work of this team, which features several stellar names, will be revealed over the summer.
As for this year’s awards, they have been designed to reflect the changes coursing through the market and reward the business services professionals often working behind the scenes developing and implementing areas such as alternative pricing, agile working, change management programmes, the innovative use of digital media or blended delivery systems.
And as with the Summit, a hand-picked panel of judges, consisting exclusively of in-house lawyers, will ensure that the winners really are at the cutting edge of legal services.
The entry deadline for the awards is 15 May 2015. Don’t miss out.
|Willis – Risk barometer: a study on how attitudes and approaches to risk management differ between UK law firms|
|Collas Crill – Stack the odds in your favour: directors’ agreements and express terms|
|Gateley – Record-keeping requirements for insolvency practitioners simplified|
|Addleshaw Goddard – Religion or belief in the workplace: key findings|
|LK Shields Solicitors – Make your mark in business: maintaining your trademark|