Author(s): Mark Gould, Arne Gärtner, Richard Hinwood, John Knox, Michael Bradley, Adam Billing, Abigail Hunt, Markus Hartung, Darryl Cooke, Karl Chapman
Publication date: Jun 2015
In these highly competitive times, there is little room for firms that are content to remain as they've always been.
Global competition, commoditisation, legal outsourcing and pressure from clients to cut costs have created a sense of urgency within law firms to better understand their own businesses. This has implications for the way law firms view and use their resources, expertise and human capital.
A commitment to innovation opens doors for law firms to better align themselves with client needs and encourages the development of new tools and service offerings to assist with on-going business needs.
But what does innovation really mean in a law firm context? In what ways can an undeniably traditional industry demonstrate innovation? How do individual law firms show what innovation means to them?
Law Firm Innovation: Insights and Practice not only answers these questions, but provides an overview of innovation options and practices in a changing legal marketplace.
This guide offers practical advice for firms that are looking to become more innovative in the way they work, and it provides first-hand examples of innovation in practice within the legal industry.
This guide will enable you to:
- Gain insight into innovation in the legal market from experts and practitioners from around the world.
- Review several practical frameworks, designed to help law firms introduce innovation as a core business activity.
- Learn from case studies on some of the most innovative legal service providers and the ground-breaking approaches already being taken. You can use these to benchmark your innovative approaches.