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10/6/2020
Lateral Hiring

A triumph of hope over experience

Lateral hiring needs an upgrade for the post-Covid era

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11/5/2020
COVID Crisis Management

Denial and a brutal end – Why cutting partners is still taboo

The issue no law firm leader wants to address right now is whether partner ranks need to be thinned. Polite conversations continue while everyone studiously avoids the issue everyone knows needs to be discussed.

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29/4/2020
COVID Crisis Management

The Slaughter of Innocence - the stark choices facing crisis-hit law firms

Law firms around the world are being forced to contemplate something a good many have never had to face before, even during the 2008/09 financial crisis – letting partners and staff go at scale.

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24/4/2020
COVID Crisis Management

COVID Crystal Ball - the post lockdown dynamic awaiting the legal elite

The emergence from the current crisis is certain to lead to a dramatically-changed environment. The law firms with the nerve and balance sheets to think ahead will be those surviving and then rapidly thriving.

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29/4/2020
COVID Crisis Management

'Brutal clarity on priorities’ - looking back to the banking crisis for lessons to aid law firm leaders now.

What lessons can we learn from the 2008/09 financial crisis to help law firm leaders manage the escalating disruption of the coronavirus outbreak ravaging populations and crippling economies?

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