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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Diversity and Inclusion in the Legal Profession, Second edition


Consulting editor(s): Globe Law and Business and The Centre for Legal Leadership

This Special Report explores strategies for maximising inclusion and diversity in the legal profession both in-house and in private practice. The second edition has been fully updated to take into account the pandemic and the adverse impact this has had on diversity and inclusion, along with other developments and includes new chapters on belief, ageism, mental health and intersectionality. 

Publication date: Apr 2022
ISBN: 9781787428546
Length: 168 pages
Price: £95.00

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Family Philanthropy


Consulting editor(s): Barbara R Hauser

Family philanthropy around the world is a dynamic and important part of the overall social change landscape. This Special Report aims to demystify the topic and presents in a clear and easy-to-understand format the philanthropy choices available to families. It covers a variety of topics including: how families can make decisions about their philanthropy activities; donor advised funds; ways in which families can support cultural organisations, such as museums; and leaving a legacy for the next generations.

Publication date: Jan 2022
ISBN: 9781787425187
Length: 151 pages
Price: £125.00

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Future-proof Your Legal Career

10 Core Areas of Professional Development

Author(s): Clare Jones, Steve Couch, Hannah Beko

Through exploring ten core areas of professional development for lawyers, discover in this book how to unleash yourself from your barriers and future-proof your legal career today. Content covers everything from self-discovery, through to thought-leadership and pitching as well as the skills and behaviours that underpin success. It will help senior level lawyers looking to build a lasting reputation, successful practice and sustainable, balanced career and provide clarity about your value and a deeper understanding of how to develop client relationships, as well as uncovering challenges to your progress and identifying priority next steps to make everything you do more effective.

Publication date: Dec 2021
ISBN: 9781787424265
Length: 232 pages
Price: £65.00

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International Copyright Law:

A Practical Global Guide, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): Ben Allgrove - Baker McKenzie

The second edition of International Copyright Law features up-to-date contributions from experts in over 30 jurisdictions worldwide, setting out the legal framework of their copyright laws and how to protect and exploit rights in creative and entrepreneurial works. It covers the types of work that can be protected, formalities for and duration of protection, rules relating to the ownership of copyright works, defences and infringement. 

Publication date: Feb 2022
ISBN: 9781787424944
Length: 727 pages
Price: £195.00

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Joint Operating Agreements:

A Comparison Between the IOC and NOC Perspectives, Second Edition

Author(s): Eduardo G Pereira, Anna Ovcharova, Reg Fowler

This major work analyses the critical concerns and challenges that IOCs and NOCs face in this new type of consortium, and will ultimately suggest alternative solutions to find common ground between these parties. The new, second edition, which is written by three relevant experts in the industry, updates the previous content and addresses new key issues such as compliance, conflicts of interest, corporate and social responsibility and price volatility.

Publication date: Feb 2022
ISBN: 9781787424388
Length: 351 pages
Price: £165.00

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Law Firm Mergers: Lessons from Successful Strategic Combinations


Author(s): Kent M Zimmermann, John E Morris

Mergers and acquisitions of law firms of all sizes have become increasingly common as competition for talent and business intensifies and leading firms dominate the market in size and profitability. Lawyers and law firm leaders contemplating the future of their firms need to understand the changing dynamics of the market, and the ways in which mergers and other combinations may or may not help them fulfil their aspirations. Law Firm Mergers offers both law firm leaders and all partners a way to approach the issues, highlighting the best practices gleaned from successful combinations.

Publication date: May 2022
ISBN: 9781787428454
Length: 104 pages
Price: £95.00

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Outer Space Law:

Legal Policy and Practice, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): Yanal Abul Failat and Anél Ferreira-Snyman

Outer space has become a congested environment. The involvement of private actors, specifically, has given rise to a number of legal issues, including questions pertaining to liability, insurance, space debris, human rights and property rights in space. To address these legal uncertainties, the existing chapters in the second edition of Outer Space Law: Legal Policy and Practice have been updated significantly and several new chapters have been added dealing with topical issues including: the regulation of satellite navigation systems, and satellite constellations; the application of human rights in outer space settlements; the exploration and colonisation of outer space; and planetary protection.

Publication date: Apr 2022
ISBN: 9781787424821
Length: 575 pages
Price: £195.00

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Private Equity Exits:

A Practical Analysis, Third Edition

Consulting editor(s): Tom Evans - Latham & Watkins

This practical guide features contributions by leading specialists (including from Latham & Watkins, Linklaters, Macfarlanes and Ropes & Gray) on a range of topics linked to the exit of private equity investments. New to the third edition is analysis on emerging and established trends impacting exit terms, including early management liquidity, the prevalence of insurance solutions and related party or fund-to-fund exits.

Publication date: Jan 2022
ISBN: 9781787424906
Length: 248 pages
Price: £180.00

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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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Secured Finance Transactions:

Taking Security, Deal Structures and Emerging Markets, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): Dominic Griffiths - Mayer Brown

Secured finance transactions are implemented the world over between companies, banks, funds and individuals. This second edition brings together experts on this topic, provides a practical guide to important legal developments in the field of secured finance and expands further on the work in the first edition in covering the types of collateral used as security, the variety of transaction types and geographical coverage in emerging markets. An invaluable manual for those already present or entering into the financing arena, this title is a critical support at a time of unprecedented international lending activity.

Publication date: Mar 2022
ISBN: 9781787425149
Length: 416 pages
Price: £165.00

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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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Succession Planning:

Ensuring Smooth Transitions for Lawyers and their Firms

Author(s): Sandra J Boyer, Hermann Knott, Susan Saltonstall Duncan, Jaap Bosman, August J Aquila, Pam Loch, Veronica Mann, Shelley Dunstone, Ronnie Fox

A successful succession encompasses two core elements: transitioning firm management to a new generation, and transferring client relationships. This title provides guidance not only on how these two transitions can be achieved effectively, from the perspectives of both individual partners and the firm, but also on the plethora of issues involved in preparing for the departure of retiring partners and transitioning in new leadership, including compensation, the role of diversity and inclusion and financial considerations. It also considers situations where more specific and specialised plans may be required, such as managing the succession of a rainmaker or when a sole practitioner sells their practice.

Publication date: Feb 2022
ISBN: 9781787428393
Length: 79 pages
Price: £95.00

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The Art and Craft of Judgment Writing:

A Primer for Common Law Judges

Author(s): Max Barrett

Judges are increasingly aware that the best way of enhancing public confidence in court systems is not only by providing a quality service but doing so compassionately and respectfully. The art and craft of judgment writing is a critical element of this process. Written by Dr Max Barrett, a judge of the High Court of Ireland, this book looks at the judgments of historically great judgment writers from the US, UK and wider common law world (in particular Australia, Canada, India, Ireland, Israel and New Zealand). Individual chapters focus on subjects such as judgment purpose, length, style and structure, concurring and dissenting judgments, judgment writing for children and vulnerable parties, as well as more general lessons in good writing offered by great authors from Orwell to Twain.

Publication date: Apr 2022
ISBN: 9781787428577
Length: 373 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 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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The Rule of Law in the 21st Century:

A Worldwide Perspective, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): Professor Robert A Stein - University of Minnesota Law School, Justice Richard J Goldstone - Constitutional Court of South Africa, and Homer E Moyer, Jr - Miller & Chevalier

This book, published in association with the International Bar Association, examines the concept of the rule of law from a variety of perspectives, beginning with the basic principles and all-important definitional issue of what the term 'rule of law' means, and includes fully updated chapters covering the independence of the judiciary and the internationalisation of the rule of law, as well as several new chapters. 

Publication date: Mar 2022
ISBN: 9781787427952
Length: 320 pages
Price: £95.00

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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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