Accelerating Trends in Law Firms


Consulting editor(s): Peter Zeughauser

This book will provide valuable insights and guidance on the current key trends in law firms 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, including diversity and inclusion, remote working, and workforce wellbeing.

Publication date: Nov 2021
ISBN: 9781787424227
Length: 256 pages
Price: £125.00

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Adjusting the Numbers:

The Future of Finance in Law Firms

Author(s): James D Cotterman, Stuart Dodds, Tim Corcoran, Mary Juetten, Richard Brzakala, Louis Young, Andrew O'Connor, Andy Poole

Adjusting the Numbers: The Future of Finance in Law Firms looks back at a year like no other in our lifetimes, highlighting pricing, budgeting, strategic planning and people management principles, and identifying good compensation practices that can be applied during the pandemic, its gradual cessation, and beyond. 

Publication date: Mar 2021
ISBN: 9781783584048
Length: 79 pages
Price: £142.00

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Beneficial Ownership Registers:

The STEP Handbook for Advisers

Consulting editor(s): Paolo Panico

Beneficial ownership registers were introduced in the European Union (EU) under the 4th and 5th Anti Money Laundering Directive, with the ultimate goal of promoting increased transparency in the financial markets. This book, prepared in association with STEP and the first to comprehensively approach this topic, provides an in-depth analysis of the beneficial ownership registers legislation in a number of EU jurisdictions as well as the UK and US. 

Publication date: Aug 2021
ISBN: 9781787424142
Length: 368 pages
Price: £175.00

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Building Enduring Client Loyalty: A Guide for Lawyers and Their Firms


Author(s): Susan Saltonstall Duncan

This Special Report addresses the key components of building superior client relationships that result in greater loyalty and long-term success. Featuring case studies and insights from leading companies and business professionals responsible for law firm selection and oversight, it covers legal operations, innovation and client development, and includes a wealth of practical suggestions.

Publication date: Feb 2021
ISBN: 9781787424708
Length: 176 pages
Price: £75.00

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Building Your Professional Profile: How to Enhance Your Career and Win Business


Author(s): Rebecca Harding

With so much information available about professionals online, it is essential to actively manage your own profile and not leave it to chance. This Special Report will show you how to build a stronger public, professional profile in order to attract opportunities, enhance career progression and win new business. At the end of the report, you will have put together your own practical, personal profile plan and will be able put it into action.  

Publication date: Apr 2021
ISBN: 9781787423541
Length: 88 pages
Price: £75.00

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Data Protection and the New UK GDPR Landscape


Author(s): Frank Suttie

Data Protection and the New UK GDPR Landscape takes the reader through the key principles of data protection law and explores the scope of UK legislation and how to assure compliance with the law. Also featured are important recent developments including the Morrisons data breach case and the ECJ judgment on data transfers under the US/UK Privacy Shield.

Publication date: Feb 2021
ISBN: 9781787423701
Length: 144 pages
Price: £95.00

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Drafting and Negotiating Petroleum Royalty Agreements


Author(s): Peter Roberts

This Special Report provides an overview of the key issues relating to petroleum royalty agreements (with drafting examples), including key forms of royalty agreement (including gross overriding royalties, net profit interests, cash and in-kind royalties); an explanation of the economic underpinning of royalty agreements; the content and effect of key royalty agreement provisions; and additional provisions which can be found in royalty agreements. 

Publication date: Aug 2021
ISBN: 9781787427983
Length: 120 pages
Price: £175.00

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Enforcement of Investment Treaty Arbitration Awards:

A Global Guide, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): Julien Fouret, Eversheds Sutherland

The growth in cross-border investments in an increasingly globalised economy means that there are more international disputes between foreign investors and states than ever before. Spearheaded by leading arbitration practitioner, Julien Fouret, this second edition brings together 70 experts to provide substantive analysis of recurring issues at the award enforcement stage plus practical perspectives on enforcing awards based on investment treaties.

Publication date: Jan 2021
ISBN: 9781787423497
Length: 800 pages
Price: £225.00

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Family Business and Responsible Wealth Ownership: Preparing the Next Generation


Consulting editor(s): Iraj Ispahani - Ispahani Advisory

This Special Report aims to develop a shared mindset and better understanding across and between the generations, focusing in particular on matters from the perspective of the next generation. It covers key issues pertaining to the important and often complex transitions that all families face, as well as themes which are highly relevant for wealth and business owning families at a time where there is an increasing focus on responsible capitalism. 

Publication date: Jul 2021
ISBN: 9781787425026
Length: 179 pages
Price: £75.00

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Family Governance and Surplus Wealth:

Sustaining Family Fortunes

Author(s): Russell Prior

Family Governance and Surplus Wealth: Sustaining Family Fortunes demystifies the topic of family governance and shows advisers and families how governance can assist with the challenges of managing and transitioning surplus wealth. It covers the characteristics and challenges of surplus wealth, why wealthy families need family governance and how family governance can help families with the successful transition of surplus wealth between the generations, and will be important reading and reference for all practitioners advising ultra-wealthy individuals and business families. 

Publication date: Jun 2021
ISBN: 9781787424869
Length: 244 pages
Price: £95.00

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Global Mobility of Ultra-High-Net-Worth Individuals


Consulting editor(s): Nicola Saccardo - Maisto e Associati

Published in association with STEP, this title features contributions by leading private client advisers from 15 key jurisdictions worldwide and provides readers with expert guidance on the tax and legal aspects of inbound and outbound transfer of residence of ultra-high-net-worth individuals. Chapters cover the relevant law in their respective jurisdictions relating to immigration, tax, succession, and family. 

Publication date: Aug 2021
ISBN: 9781787423947
Length: 347 pages
Price: £175.00

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Hydrogen Projects: Legal and Regulatory Challenges and Opportunities


Author(s): Dalia Majumder-Russell

Hydrogen, the most abundant element in the universe is often cited as the key to unlock the decarbonisation of sectors such as transport, heating and industrial processes, while also transforming the role that renewable energy plays in the electricity mix. This Special Report considers the key legal and regulatory challenges and opportunities in developing, financing and operating hydrogen projects. Written for a legal and non-legal audience, it will appeal to those looking for a deeper understanding of the opportunities in the hydrogen sector and ways in which some of these may be realised.

Publication date: Sep 2021
ISBN: 9781787424425
Length: 111 pages
Price: £125.00

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International Advertising Law:

A Practical Global Guide, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): Paul Jordan and Andrew Butcher, Bristows LLP

Updated for 2021, International Advertising Law addresses the relevant law and regulations, as well as setting out practical considerations. This new edition covers key areas of advertising law such as local complaints procedures and enforcement, comparative advertising, influencer campaigns, sales promotions, ambush marketing, product placement, direct marketing and online behavioural advertising, and includes chapters from leading experts in 27 jurisdictions. 

Publication date: Mar 2021
ISBN: 9781787423909
Length: 640 pages
Price: £165.00

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International Arbitration of Renewable Energy Disputes


Author(s): Emma Johnson, Lucy McKenzie, Matthew Saunders

The increase in renewable energy capacity globally and the complex and relatively untested nature of renewables projects and the contracts underlying them give rise to a wide range of potential disputes. Written for both a legal and non-legal audience, in light of the increased prevelance of these disputes, this Special Report considers the scope for disputes in the renewables sector, how they can be avoided, and how arbitration can best be deployed to prevent delay and help push energy transition forward.

Publication date: Aug 2021
ISBN: 9781787424661
Length: 87 pages
Price: £75.00

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International E-Discovery:

A Global Handbook of Law and Technology, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): Mark Surguy, Weightmans

International E-Discovery provides an analysis from across the globe of the different approaches to and cutting-edge techniques in the use of digital evidence in legal and regulatory contexts. This new second edition brings the reader fully up to date with what works and what has failed and where future investment is likely to be needed, as well as containing expanded geographic coverage with more professional tips on getting ahead with best practice on a country by country basis.

Publication date: Jul 2021
ISBN: 9781787424500
Length: 293 pages
Price: £155.00

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Legal Practice Transformation Post-COVID-19


Author(s): Jonathan Fortnam, Stuart Weinstein

Legal Practice Transformation Post-COVID-19 imagines the post-COVID world for legal services and asks what has changed, what will stay the same and what values are critical to ensure the successful operation of legal teams in the post-pandemic age. It will be invaluable reading for lawyers in private practice, in-house counsel, professional support staff and all those involved in the delivery of legal services, to understand what the future of the profession will look like, and how to thrive within it.

Publication date: May 2021
ISBN: 9781787425064
Length: 88 pages
Price: £75.00

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Next Stage Legal Project Management:

Future-proof Your Matter Management

Consulting editor(s): Ignaz Fuesgen

Corporate legal teams and law firms have made significant investments in their legal project management programmes over the past few years. It is time to take stock and, more importantly, envision future interventions. Written by practitioners for practitioners, this title will benefit General Counsel, legal COOs, managing partners, practice leaders and other executives running legal services delivery teams who have initiated legal project management programmes and seek new ideas and inspiration for more value creation. Practical and illustrative examples, case studies and many shared experiences direct the reader towards the next level of proficiency in legal project management – future-proofing your matter management.

Publication date: Mar 2021
ISBN: 9781787424180
Length: 272 pages
Price: £95.00

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Outsourcing of Core Legal Service Functions: How to Capitalise on Opportunities for Law Firms


Consulting editor(s): Norman K Clark

Law firms of all sizes are discovering opportunities from outsourcing some of their core operating functions that have traditionally been performed in-house. This Special Report outlines a highly firm-specific approach to identify and prioritise the components of a business case for outsourcing, as well as in-depth examinations of three representative types of outsourced services that are available to law firms. It provides a step-by-step guide to a well-informed outsourcing decision as well as a roadmap for implementing it in a way that produces the best return on the law firm’s investment of management attention and resources.

Publication date: Jan 2021
ISBN: 9781787424104
Length: 128 pages
Price: £95.00

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Outsourcing:

A Practical Guide, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): Kit Burden - DLA Piper

This book is the fully updated second edition of the key text on outsourcing written by the market-leading global technology and sourcing team at DLA Piper, one of the world's largest law firms. Writing from both a legal and commercial perspective, it considers the complete lifecycle of an outsourcing contract and the variety of legal and contractual issues that can arise in connection with such a project. It will provide you with an end-to-end guide to the outsourcing contracting process and the detailed terms to be considered and carefully negotiated.

Publication date: Feb 2021
ISBN: 9781787424302
Length: 472 pages
Price: £175.00

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Patent Enforcement in the UK and Trans-Pacific Countries


Consulting editor(s): Paul England, Taylor Wessing

Where there is close trade between countries regulated by a free trade agreement, there is also the need for rigorous intellectual property, in particular patent protection, especially in the pharmaceutical, biotech and telecoms sectors. This book will provide readers with a structured account of the relevant enforcement procedures and substantive patent law in each country, enabling a quick compare and contrast to be made between countries and the identification of relevant issues. In-depth country chapters featured include: US, Japan, South Korea, UK, Canada, Australia, Singapore and New Zealand.

Publication date: Sep 2021
ISBN: 9781787424746
Length: 459 pages
Price: £195.00

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Patent Subject Matter Eligibility:

A Global Guide

Consulting editor(s): Paul W Browning, Christopher C Johns and Sara A Leiman

This title explores patent-eligible subject matter across major jurisdictions and technologies. With succinct discussions of case law, patent office practices, and practical prosecution strategies, this guide is intended to help patent practitioners determine where to consider filing applications, the risks and benefits of certain claim types and language, and how to increase the strength of their clients’ global patent portfolios.

Publication date: Sep 2021
ISBN: 9781787424463
Length: 304 pages
Price: £175.00

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Production Sharing Agreements:

A Global Legal Handbook

Consulting editor(s): Flavio G I Inocencio

This title is the first comparative treatment of Production Sharing Agreements and provides a comprehensive, in-depth overview of PSAs in key oil and gas jurisdictions around the world. It offers a rich, critical analysis and evaluation, and features contributions from an international group of leading experts and academics who address the legal, economic and political aspects of PSAs.

Publication date: Nov 2021
ISBN: 9781787426870
Length: 245 pages
Price: £175.00

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Strategies for Growth in Law Firms


Consulting editor(s): Gerard Tanja and Robert van Beemen - Venturis Consulting Group

Increasingly, international law firms are making it a strategic priority to expand their professional reach and enter new markets. Strategies for Growth in Law Firms provides in-depth insights, practical tools and case studies covering the methodologies, execution and implementation of growth strategies for law firms. In addition, it gives an overview of developments in the main international legal markets and of the different international growth strategies pursued by international law firms, the Big Four and alternative legal service providers.

Publication date: Mar 2021
ISBN: 9781787423664
Length: 249 pages
Price: £125.00

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Successful Digital Transformation in Law Firms:

A Question of Culture

Author(s): Isabel Parker

Written by one of the most respected leaders of law firm innovation, this book will help those contemplating or leading digital change in law firms to develop and execute a compelling digital transformation strategy. With a particular focus on the cultural and organisational challenges inherent in a law firm partnership, the book provides practical advice on how to effect meaningful and sustainable change.

Publication date: Nov 2021
ISBN: 9781787423824
Length: 341 pages
Price: £65.00

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The Agile Law Firm


Author(s): Chris Bull

This Special Report is the essential guide for every law firm leader who wants to move beyond the reactive to the strategic adoption of proven agile principles. Being able to adapt smartly to client needs, competitor threats and employee expectations are at the core of this report, which is built around a self-assessment tool and practical framework for implementing Agile. It also provides examples of Agile programme outlines for law firms large and small which can be adapted depending on individual needs. In short, this report includes everything law firm leaders need to get started on their own agile journey.

Publication date: May 2021
ISBN: 9781787424548
Length: 207 pages
Price: £95.00

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The Client Experience

How to Optimize Client Service and Deliver Value

Author(s): Sally Dyson, Will Taylor, Yolanda Cartusciello, Andrew Hedley, David H Freeman, Kim Carr, Douglas McPherson, James Matthews, Scott Rechtschaffen, Helen Hamilton-Shaw, Paul A Williams

Consulting editor(s): Alex Davies

The Client Experience: How to Optimize Client Service and Deliver Value looks at the client experience from end-to-end, from client listening programs to journey mapping, from customer audits to how legal tech can help improve the way a client interacts with a law firm throughout its relationship. A client-centric business model is essential for future law firm success and the authors of this far-reaching title utilize their own experience and real-life case studies to drill down into the importance of maintaining the one thing no business can do without: its client.

Publication date: Nov 2021
ISBN: 9781787428133
Length: 118 pages
Price: £149.00

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The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR):

A Commentary, Second Edition

Author(s): Lukas Feiler, Nikolaus Forgó, Michaela Nebel

The GDPR, one of the toughest privacy and security laws in the world, imposes obligations onto organisations everywhere that collect or target data relating to people in the EU. This commentary provides a detailed examination of the individual articles of the GDPR and is an essential resource aimed at helping legal practitioners prepare for compliance. The second edition includes guidelines on the interpretation of the GDPR published by the European Data Protection Board as well as new case law by the Court of Justice of the European Union.

Publication date: Oct 2021
ISBN: 9781787424784
Length: 343 pages
Price: £95.00

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The In-house Counsel Compliance Companion


Author(s): Tracey Calvert

In-house counsel must be able to identify and comply with the non-negotiable regulatory and ethical duties expected of them by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. This book provides guidance on essential regulatory and ethical knowledge. The challenges of in-house practice are discussed with commentary on the tensions that might exist such as when the business is global or when business risks are not managed properly. It contains contributions from thought leaders and experts, and case studies and examples of disciplinary action are used to support your understanding of this essential topic.

Publication date: Jul 2021
ISBN: 9781787424982
Length: 224 pages
Price: £75.00

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The People Who Run Law Firms: Lessons Learned from Law Firm Leaders


Consulting editor(s): Bill Knight, OBE

This Special Report contains candid interviews with managing and senior partners of law firms large and small, from Europe and the City to the high street and Africa. By lawyers, for lawyers, it tells personal stories about their pathways to the law and gives their views on clients, management, the role of lawyers in society and the issues of the day. It will provide lasting and critical insights into the profession at this time of change and disruption.

Publication date: Jun 2021
ISBN: 9781787424623
Length: 108 pages
Price: £85.00

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The Post-Pandemic Law Firm


Author(s): Wayne Hassay, John Chisholm, Stuart Wilson, Patricia Gillette, Yvonne Nath, Mary Juetten, Jon Whittle, Viv Williams, Sally Kane, Debbie Epstein Henry, Ashley Jordan

The Post-Pandemic Law Firm looks at how law firms can make a paradigm shift, adopting an entirely new business model that focuses on providing outcomes, outputs, and results to their clients and internally places the wellbeing of their team as a cornerstone to the future long-term success and sustainability of the legal profession. Chapters include changes to business models, virtual and remote working, how the pandemic has affected women in the profession, the future of dispute resolution, M&A activity and changes to pricing models – all authored by highly respected practitioners in the modern legal system.

Publication date: Oct 2021
ISBN: 9781787428010
Length: 130 pages
Price: £149.00

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Thriving in a Multi-generational Law Firm: How to Increase Communication and Collaboration Among Lawyers


Author(s): Pamela DeNeuve, John Grimley

This Special Report identifies the conflicts between the different generations currently working in law firms, which, if they continue on their current trajectory, will compromise the long-held traditions and culture within the legal profession. It will address how generational differences set up conflicts between colleagues and will promote different ways to create positive change and harmony within firms. It contains a key analysis of why associates leave, the cost of turnover (which is in the billions of dollars), and what law firms can do to increase retention and productivity.  

Publication date: Nov 2021
ISBN: 9781787425101
Length: 111 pages
Price: £85.00

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Your Role as General Counsel: How to Survive and Thrive in your Role as GC


Author(s): Ian White, Simon McCall

By guiding you through the first 100 days in a significant role, this Special Report seeks to address some of the challenges of the demanding role of General Counsel. It will show you how to navigate between acting as wise counsel to management while leading your team successfully. It is a must-read for any current or aspiring GC, in-house legal teams, HR directors, CEOs and private practice lawyers who wish to know what to expect from the in-house teams.

Publication date: Mar 2021
ISBN: 9781787424029
Length: 123 pages
Price: £75.00

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