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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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: 218 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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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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