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 […]
August 17, 2015

What does the NatWest 2015 Financial Benchmarking report reveal about which law firms will remain sustainable?

NatWest recently published its annual 2015 Financial Benchmarking Report for law firms, which details what NatWest observes as “a remarkable improvement in the health of the legal market.” I’ve just returned from a holiday, during which I finally had time to sit down, read and digest the report – and it has some interesting recommendations for law firms on how to make the most of the upturn and remain sustainable. […]