March 18, 2016

Lawyers will not be the owners of future law firms – but they could fulfil their dreams

The Law Society has spent some time looking at The Future of Legal Services, but has missed some of the most important changes that are happening now and will continue to have impact for the next decade. Here I want to cover the issues and tensions that we see law firms struggling with now and offer a few thoughts on the impact of these. 1. Lawyers are not the leaders […]
February 26, 2016

What is the future of legal services? And four key steps for now

  In January, the Law Society published its 64-page report into The Future of Legal Services. This report covers the macro – globalisation, impact of technology on behaviours and changing buyer behaviours – to the competition that solicitors are facing – from the Bar, DIY and accountants to unregulated providers – and then the opportunities for solicitors. While it is essential that industry bodies should help their members understand the […]