November 20, 2015

How to prepare your law firm for a merger or acquisition

Since the economic recovery began, confidence in ‘investment for growth’ strategies has led to an unprecedented number of mergers in the legal sector. Managers of small to medium sized law firms now face relentless pressures, both from competition and from clients demanding more for less. With a focus on ‘bigger is better’, M&A has often been seen as a quick solution, consolidating assets to build stronger and more sustainable businesses. […]
April 22, 2015

3 pillars of good management information for law firms

The excellent book ‘How Google Works’ by Google Executive Chairman and former CEO Eric Schmidt reveals that the internet search giant set out three goals for its search engine in the early days. These were: Speed Accuracy Ease of Use While reading this book, it occurred to me that these same three pillars equally apply to great management information. In this blog post I’ll explore how these three pillars of […]