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: 90 pages
Price: £142.00

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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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Carbon Capture and Storage: The Legal Landscape of Climate Change Mitigation Technology


Author(s): Dirk Uwer, Daniel Zimmer

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is a quickly evolving next generation technology which mitigates climate change by capturing and storing carbon dioxide (CO2) before it is released into the atmosphere. This Special Report explores the most recent regulatory, political and economic trends and themes arising from CCS technologies and projects to help the reader succeed in this rapidly changing market. 

Publication date: Sep 2020
ISBN: 9781787423862
Length: 79 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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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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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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Joint Operating Agreements:

A Practical Guide, Fourth Edition

Author(s): Peter Roberts, Reg Fowler

This fourth edition of the leading work on joint operating agreements (JOAs) provides a practical examination of the provisions of a typical JOA, with a particular focus on the critical issues of scope, the operator’s role, joint and exclusive operations, default, transfers and decommissioning. There is also practical analysis of the key issues which apply to the operation of any JOA and the positions which are taken in the leading industry model form contracts. The perspectives of the operator and non-operator are addressed, along with consideration of the domestic and international standards applicable to petroleum projects.

Publication date: Sep 2020
ISBN: 9781787422629
Length: 435 pages
Price: £175.00

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Law Firm Strategies for the 21st Century:

Strategies for Success, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): Christoph H Vaagt on behalf of the International Bar Association

The second edition of this practical title in Globe Law and Business’s series on the business of law offers up new ways to think about strategy and how to explore it in the context of a partnership. It aims to help partners understand what they can – and what they should not – do to chart the course of their firm most effectively, and covers current topics such as digitalisation and client acquisition and retention. 

Publication date: Sep 2020
ISBN: 9781787423022
Length: 271 pages
Price: £95.00

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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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Life Cycle of a Family Business


Consulting editor(s): Barbara R Hauser and Alon Kaplan

This Special Report is a one-stop collection bringing together a distinguished team of international contributors, each an expert in their respective field with a global reputation, to cover the entire life cycle of a family business. It provides guidance on many of the key issues encountered including governance issues, protecting the family business assets, fostering entrepreneurship and succession planning. 

Publication date: Dec 2020
ISBN: 9781787424067
Length: 151 pages
Price: £95.00

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Managing Talent for Success:

Talent Development in Law Firms, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): Rebecca Normand-Hochman on behalf of the International Bar Association

The second edition of this book coordinated by Rebecca Normand-Hochman explores the various elements of what law firms can do to "manage talent" in the most effective ways as well as to overcome the challenges that firms often encounter in their efforts. Topics covered include setting the foundations of a successful talent management strategy, new approaches to managing performance, leading lawyers through change, effective teamwork and collaboration, cultural intelligence and how to develop innovative mindsets for future challenges.   

Publication date: Nov 2020
ISBN: 9781787423749
Length: 259 pages
Price: £125.00

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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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Oil and Gas Sale and Purchase Agreements:

SPAs for International Oil and Gas Aquisitions and Divestitures, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): John LaMaster and Caroline-Lucy Moran, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

This new edition, written by experienced and well-known practitioners from within the oil and gas industry, is intended to provide a practical review of the provisions typically included in oil and gas sale and purchase agreements. It includes updated and revised chapters from the first edition, as well as new chapters, including on disclosure letters; private equity transactions; warranty and indemnity insurance; and material adverse changes. It aims to benefit lawyers and commercial negotiators working in the industry who handle sale and purchase transactions.

Publication date: Nov 2020
ISBN: 9781787423985
Length: 443 pages
Price: £175.00

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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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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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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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