Profitability in Law Firms

Insight and Analysis

Author(s): Toby Brown, Steven Campbell, Tim Corcoran, Mark Santiago, Shaun Jardine, Richard Brzakala, Stuart Dodds, Phil Nixon, Wayne Hassay, Madhav Srinivasan, Richard Martin, John McCarthy, Jack Kingston, Michelle Peters, Mitch Spradlin

Profitability – on the face of it – should be simple enough to determine. But once you start to lift the lid, there is much more than meets the eye. Profitability in Law Firms: Insight and Analysis provides practical and proven strategies for law firm leaders and managers who want to take their firms to the next level of performance and profitability.

How can they increase their profitability and efficiency without compromising their quality and reputation? How can they leverage the power of technology, data, and innovation to create value for their clients and themselves? Law firms are facing unprecedented challenges in the current financial climate and therefore need profitability strategies to survive and thrive in a competitive and changing market.

Publication date: Jan 2024
ISBN: 9781787429970
Length: 211 pages
Price: £149.00

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Turnaround Management:

Unlocking and Preserving Value in Distressed Businesses, Second Edition

Author(s): Alan Tilley

Following the highly regarded first edition, this second edition of Turnaround Management covers important legislative changes since 2018 and their significant effect on turnaround practice, particularly the EU Directive on Restructuring and Insolvency 2019 and the UK’s Corporate Insolvency and Restructuring Act 2020. It covers, among other things:

  • the evolution of turnaround;
  • the influence of the United States Bankruptcy Code’s Chapter 11 on European turnaround; and
  • the influence of US turnaround practice on driving change from default insolvency to a better balance of debtor and creditor interests to unlock and preserve going-concern value in distressed businesses.

Publication date: Dec 2023
ISBN: 9781787429826
Length: 239 pages
Price: £145.00

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Essential Reads on Family Offices


Consulting editor(s): Globe Law and Business

Your essential resource featuring insights from the world's foremost experts on the most pressing topics facing family offices and their advisers today. Contributions have been carefully curated from the prestigious archive of The International Family Offices Journal, co-published with STEP, and the Special Report, Family Business and Responsible Wealth Ownership.

 

Publication date: Dec 2023
ISBN: 9781787429949
Length: 219 pages
Price: £95.00

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AI and the Legal Profession

Transforming the Future of Law

Author(s): Uwais Iqbal, Josh Kubicki, Sondra Rebenchuk, Cat Casey, Jennifer Leonard, Allison Williams, Nerushka Bowan, Gilad Katzav, Natalie Pierce, Valerie Saintot, Ilona Logvinova, Stephanie Goutos

AI and the Legal Profession: Transforming the Future of Law explores the profound impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on the legal industry and the transformative possibilities it offers. As AI technologies advance at an unprecedented pace, the book delves into how they are reshaping the practice of law, challenging traditional models, and unlocking new opportunities for legal professionals.

Written by leading experts at the intersection of AI and law, this book serves as a comprehensive guide for legal professionals, technologists, and policymakers, and equips readers with the knowledge and insights needed to navigate the rapidly evolving landscape, embrace AI's potential, and harness its power to shape the future of law.

Publication date: Nov 2023
ISBN: 9781787429918
Length: 172 pages
Price: £149.00

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The Modern In-house Lawyer:

Optimising Relationships for Growth and Success in an ESG Environment

Author(s): Ciarán Fenton

This book shows how in-house lawyers across the world can better manage their relationships with themselves and others, and how their client organisations can reciprocate. The main theme throughout is that reframing relationships, and then making small changes in them, can together have a big impact on individual fulfilment, organisations and society. Written by Ciarán Fenton, it provides in-house lawyers at all levels, members of the c-suite and private practice lawyers with the principles, tools and models to manage their key relationships and enhance their work.

Publication date: Nov 2023
ISBN: 9781787429529
Length: 264 pages
Price: £125.00

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Family Offices

The STEP Handbook for Advisers, Third Edition

Consulting editor(s): Barbara R Hauser & Nicola Saccardo

Prepared in association with STEP, the world’s leading organisation for private wealth professionals, this new edition of Family Offices has been fully updated and features a number of new chapters, all written by the leading experts in the field.

The third edition of this practical guide steers readers through the family office model, from its inception to the final stage in its ‘life cycle’.

Publication date: Sep 2023
ISBN: 9781787429642
Length: 487 pages
Price: £245.00

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Preparing for Partnership

A Guide to Achieving Partnership in a Law Firm

Author(s): Michael Roster, David Parnell, Jennifer Bluestein, Pippa Blakemore, Paul Williams, Tom Bird, Nicky Owen, Tony Young, Hung Tran, Jean-Baptiste Lebelle, Claire Rason

Becoming a partner in a law firm is a significant milestone in a lawyer's career, and requires a combination of strong legal skills, business acumen, leadership abilities and a commitment to the firm's success. Preparing for Partnership reviews the essential steps that lawyers need to take to make partnership a reality.

This book outlines the critical factors for success, from building a strong track record to developing a loyal client base, demonstrating leadership skills and meeting the firm's criteria. Contributors to the book discuss how to network and build relationships within the firm, review the financial aspects of partnership, and how to seek feedback and mentorship from other partners.

Preparing for Partnership is an invaluable resource for lawyers seeking to achieve the ultimate career milestone of partnership, and for team leaders and management as they help aspiring partners to prepare. This book will help lawyers navigate the complex path to partnership and realize their full potential in the legal profession. 

Publication date: Sep 2023
ISBN: 9781787429857
Length: 160 pages
Price: £85.00

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Negotiating Technology Contracts, Second Edition


Author(s): Kit Burden, Mark O'Conor and Duncan Pithouse

This second edition provides a practical, commercial guide to negotiations without a heavy focus on ‘black letter law’, and seeks to explain the perspectives of both sides of the negotiating table on a clause-by-clause basis, clearly setting out the key points they will want to protect – and why – while also offering suggestions as to what they may be willing to concede or compromise upon.

The title is written with the benefit of DLA Piper’s unparalleled view of the global market for technology sourcing and outsourcing projects, and from acting for customers and service providers in this space over many years and in many jurisdictions.

Publication date: Aug 2023
ISBN: 9781787429796
Length: 329 pages
Price: £195.00

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