Consulting editor(s): Peter Zeughauser

Publication date: Nov 2021

Format: Hardback

Pages: 256

Price: £125.00

ISBN: 9781787424227

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A brilliant, insightful and timely compilation providing indispensable, innovative, and groundbreaking ideas for addressing critical issues in a rapidly changing world. This book is an indispensable resource for any current and future law firm leader seeking to navigate current and future global challenges successfully.

- L. Song Richardson, President, Colorado College; Former Dean and Chancellor’s Professor of Law, University of California – Irvine, School of Law

Accelerating Trends in Law Firms is the essential manual for law firm leaders in the post-pandemic era. The topics are timely and cover all of the critical issues impacting law firms today - talent management, maintaining a culture with remote working, racial equity in law firms, and wellness. I know this is a book I will come back to over and over again and I am eager to share it with others on my management team.

- Melissa Jones, Firm Managing Partner, Stoel Rives

The global pandemic and simultaneous economic disruption is accelerating many challenging trends for law firms across the globe with unprecedented velocity. Law firm leaders, individual practitioners, C-level law firm executives, bankers and clients are all faced with growing uncertainty about the future and are looking for resources to help navigate rapid change.  

This book, edited by Peter Zeughauser of Zeughauser Group, will provide valuable insights and guidance on these trends and how best to embrace and harness them for continued success. It brings together world-renowned, skilled experts with different perspectives on the key challenges and opportunities that have arisen in the last few years, and continue to increase in importance.  

Key issues covered include:  

  • Why and how to revisit your strategy plan;  
  • Effective client relationship management during a crisis;  
  • Wellbeing of partners and the workforce;  
  • How to leverage social responsibility and pro bono programmes; and   
  • Diversity and inclusion.

This title will also consider the impact of remote working on the profession, including how to build a stronger culture with a remote workforce, how to reduce your real estate costs and how remote working has impacted innovation and decision making.