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Five tips for partner remuneration reviews: how to make them less of a headache

Partner remuneration is a complex process for any law firm and one that firm leaders are often looking to improve. This briefing offers five tips for fine-tuning your compensation review process to make partner remuneration less of a headache.

Law Firm: ObjectiveManager | Published: 15 January 2018 | Practice Area: Pay

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Overcoming top table preconceptions about you: what makes a respected legal adviser?

This article considers the preconceptions and prejudices that colleagues at a senior executive level of a business are likely to have of you as their legal adviser. You'll need to overcome these preconceptions to be effective in your role - this article also discusses how to achieve this.

Law Firm: RPC | Published: 10 July 2017 | Practice Area: Sale and Supply of Goods and Services

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The rise of the millennial lawyer: 14 ways a generation is changing the rules

It is extremely unlikely that Millennial lawyers will be content to inherit rigid hierarchies, hourly billing, manual paperwork and other old school practices and simply carry on as before. This report peers into the near future and asks: what will the Millennial legal market look like?

Law Firm: LOD | Published: 25 May 2017 | Practice Area: Career development

Rating: 16 people found this useful

Minimising risk in lateral partner hiring: effective due diligence

This report examines the obstacles firms face when navigating the due diligence stage lateral partner hiring, and equips firm leaders with practical tools for improving the objectivity and value of candidate evaluations.

Law Firm: ALM Intelligence | Published: 24 May 2017 | Practice Area: Business of law

A new approach to law firm mergers: lessons learned from 15 years of consolidation

While law firm mergers offer many benefits, they also pose many risks. This report, which draws on interviews with law firm leaders, reveals that mergers are often destabilizing events that create firms that struggle to grow, and offers advice on assessing merger candidates more effectively.

Law Firm: ALM Intelligence | Published: 25 April 2017 | Practice Area: Mergers & Acquisitions

The flashpoints hindering gender parity in law: a best practice guide to improving diversity

Diversity is rising up the agenda for law firms, with more and more GCs now demanding a better gender balance among their external advisers. This report, which looks at some of the flashpoints hindering progress, includes a best practice checklist for firms aiming to boost diversity among their ranks...view abstract

Law Firm: ALM Intelligence | Published: 20 April 2017 | Practice Area: Career development

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What clients want now: the pressures forcing law firms to modernise

Legal Week, in partnership with Microsoft, recently conducted a survey of partners, associates and other legal professionals on the state of technology at their firms. This panel discussion looks where there is room for improvement and how law firms can stay relevant to their clients.

Law Firm: Microsoft | Published: 07 April 2017 | Practice Area: Information Technology

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LLPs & Partnerships - team moves and compensation

Jonathan Chamberlain discusses team moves, international issues and securing compensation for the damage caused.

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 29 March 2017 | Practice Area: Business of law

What clients want now: the pressures forcing law firms to modernise

Legal Week, in partnership with Microsoft, recently conducted a survey of partners, associates and other legal professionals on the state of technology at their firms. This panel discussion looks where there is room for improvement and how law firms can stay relevant to their clients.

Law Firm: Microsoft | Published: 27 March 2017 | Practice Area: Technology

Rating: 6 people found this useful

Time for a tech makeover: how law firms should be using technology to upgrade their workplaces

Many law firms need to improve their use of technology to remain competitive in a rapidly changing digital world, according to a new Legal Week Intelligence and Microsoft survey of legal professionals. This article looks at some of the survey results and key issues for firms to consider.

Law Firm: Microsoft | Published: 02 March 2017 | Practice Area: Information Technology

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