A Lawyer’s Guide to Wellbeing and Managing Stress


Author(s): Angus Lyon

A Lawyer’s Guide to Wellbeing and Managing Stress is designed to help lawyers to manage stress. It will help you to understand how to recognise the signs of stress in yourself and others, so that you can take action and manage it before it becomes excessive.

Publication date: Nov 2015
ISBN: 9781783582211
Length: 146 pages
Price: £30.00

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Baby Boomers to Generation Z

Capitalizing on Generational Diversity to Grow a Successful Law Firm

Author(s): David Laud

From sourcing, onboarding, training, developing, and leadership development, this book provides suggestions and thought-provoking content to help forward-thinking firms better manage their age diverse personnel.

Publication date: Jul 2019
ISBN: 9781783583768
Length: 110 pages
Price: £149.00

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Essential Soft Skills for Lawyers: What They Are and How to Develop Them


Author(s): Kim Tasso

This Special Report offers a research-based view into the importance of soft skills for modern lawyers and how law firms develop essential soft skills – whether to comply with SRA rules, to lead productive teams, to provide the best service to clients or to grow their practice. This report is the guide to developing the skills needed to get ahead and stay ahead in your legal career.

Publication date: Jun 2020
ISBN: 9781787423381
Length: 191 pages
Price: £95.00

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Human Capital in the New Legal Ecosystem


Author(s): Michael Roster, Jon Whittle, Jennifer Johnson, Erin Meszaros, Susan Saltonstall Duncan, Bree Buchanan, Renee Branson, Lauren Stiller Rikleen, Clare Harman Clark, Chris Marston, Chris Boyd, Allison Blixt, Jullia Carretta, Timothy B. Corcoran

Examining the impact and effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on legal personnel, and the strategies law firm leaders need to consider and adopt to thrive in the new legal ecosystem that will follow.

Publication date: Sep 2020
ISBN: 9781783584000
Length: 124 pages
Price: £141.34

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Lawyer Health and Wellbeing:

How the Legal Profession is Tackling Stress and Creating Resiliency

Author(s): Bree Buchanan, Emma Jones, Kate Dodd, Elizabeth Rimmer, Lubna Gem Arielle, Matt Dean, Kayleigh Leonie, Richard Collier, Paul Bennett, James Pereira

Recent years have witnessed growing concern internationally in wellbeing and mental health across the legal community, a shift reflected in a host of initiatives, networks, reports and research studies. Changes to working patterns, generational shifts, and an increased interest in overall wellbeing have contributed to a growing movement towards better working practices - across all industries but particularly in high pressure professions such as law.

Publication date: Mar 2020
ISBN: 9781783583904
Length: 152 pages
Price: £90.00

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Leading the Future:

The Human Science of Law Firm Strategy and Leadership

Author(s): Bob Murray, Alicia Fortinberry

Practical how-to advice and guidance on how human sciences are interacting with the different aspects of leading, managing, and marketing in a law firm.

Publication date: Feb 2016
ISBN: 9781783582310
Length: 210 pages
Price: £105.10

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Legal leadership

A Handbook for Future Success

Author(s): Ian Paterson, Patrick J. McKenna, Edward Walker, Gabriella O’Rourke, Harry P. Trueheart, Russell Borland, Thomas Chalmers, Dr Bob Murray, Dr Alicia Fortinberry, Rosalie Chamberlain, Katherine Larkin-Wong

A manual providing the essential tools to equip you to become a legal leader of the future.

Publication date: Nov 2018
ISBN: 9781783583546
Length: 114 pages
Price: £149.00

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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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Measuring and Managing Performance for Law Firms


Author(s): Tony Brown, John Sterling, Patrick Fuller, Barry Wilkinson, Jill King, Patrick J McKenna, Jeremy Snape, Nick Jarrett-Kerr, Christopher Smith

Measuring and Managing Performance for Law Firms offers an overview of the measurement and metrics that firms can employ to effectively manage their work force and firm-wide performance.

Publication date: Apr 2017
ISBN: 9781783582846
Length: 92 pages
Price: £199.00

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Mentoring and Coaching for Lawyers:

Building Partnerships for Success

Consulting editor(s): Rebecca Normand-Hochman

This practical new handbook, coordinated by Rebecca Normand-Hochman on behalf of the International Bar Association, explores and challenges some of these assumptions. Featuring chapters by well-respected experts in the field of mentoring and coaching, chapters cover topics including leadership coaching for law firm leaders; mentoring and coaching for lawyers at various stages of their careers; and mentoring and coaching for successful onboarding of lawyers, among other topics.

Publication date: Oct 2014
ISBN: 9781909416413
Length: 214 pages
Price: £118.00

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Partner Retirement in Law Firms: Strategies for Partners, Law Firms and Other Professional Services


Consulting editor(s): Ronnie Fox

Many professionals, especially those who own all or part of their firm, find it difficult to think about retirement. Partner Retirement in Law Firms is designed to help reduce procrastination and encourage proactive retirement planning. In this new Special Report, expert contributors provide tips and guidance for navigating the difficult aspects of retirement in the broad context of career planning. 

Publication date: Mar 2020
ISBN: 9781787423428
Length: 136 pages
Price: £95.00

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Recruiting and Retaining Lawyers:

Innovative Strategies to Attract, Develop and Retain Legal Talent

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

This practical handbook, coordinated by Rebecca Normand-Hochman on behalf of the International Bar Association, explores the opportunities and challenges for adopting effective recruitment, development and retention strategies. Featuring chapters by leading experts in the field, the topics covered include the new employer proposition, equipping partners with the skills and abilities to retain talent, working with legal search consultants, and ways to approach the recruitment and retention of talented people in first-generation law firms.

Publication date: Mar 2017
ISBN: 9781911078159
Length: 177 pages
Price: £138.00

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Rise of the Legal COO


Author(s): Chris Bull, Patrick J McKenna, Blane R. Prescott, James G. Perkins, Alastair Mitchell, Rod Harrington, Sherry Gini, Michael L. DeLargy

For law firms considering restructuring their business to meet the demands of a highly competitive market, hiring an experienced chief operations officer (COO) is sure to be a consideration.

Publication date: Jan 2017
ISBN: 9781783582747
Length: 114 pages
Price: £235.00

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Secrets of the Masters

The Business Development Guide for Lawyers

Author(s): David H Freeman

A comprehensive, practical, and inspirational guide, it is packed with hundreds of proven tools and techniques for increasing revenue and forging relationships with clients.

Publication date: Jun 2015
ISBN: 9781783580255
Length: 154 pages
Price: £105.10

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Smart Collaboration for Lateral Hiring: Successful Strategies to Recruit and Integrate Laterals in Law Firms


Author(s): Dr Heidi K Gardner, Anusia E Gillespie

This Special Report offers a new, research-based approach for law firms to improve their lateral hiring process and results by engaging new hires in smart collaboration.  Laterals who collaborate with their new colleagues are significantly more likely to stay with the firm longer, to hit or exceed their targets, and to thrive professionally.  Firms need a well-constructed plan, a relentless focus on execution, and clear accountability processes if they expect to help laterals achieve two-way collaboration quickly and efficiently.  This Special Report offers the tools, processes, and best practices for successful implementation.

Publication date: Oct 2018
ISBN: 9781787421967
Length: 103 pages
Price: £68.00

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Tackling Partner Underperformance 2nd edition


Author(s): Nick Jarrett-Kerr, Patrick J. McKenna, Edwin Reeser, Angus Lyon

In depth research, expert insight, and practical strategies for addressing the sensitive issue of partner underperformance in law firms.

Publication date: Mar 2018
ISBN: 9781783583256
Length: 236 pages
Price: £199.00

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The Diversity Agenda:

Lessons and Guidance from the Legal Profession

Author(s): Wesley D. Bizzell, Rosalie Chamberlain, Ruth Grant, Karen Johnson-McKewan, Sharon E. Jones, Charlotte Ogilvie, Todd Sears, Yasmin Sheikh, Daniel K. Winterfeldt

The Diversity Agenda offers effective solutions to those endeavoring to maximize their firm’s potential through the benefits diversification can bring. 

Publication date: Apr 2018
ISBN: 9781783583263
Length: 106 pages
Price: £149.00

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The Evolving Role of the Professional Support Lawyer


Author(s): Julia Bateman, Karen Battersby, Lucy Hall, Amanda Hamilton, Clare Harman Clark, Catherine Hart, Ailish Hogan, Katherine Lang, Charles Pigott, Hélène Russell, Evan J Shenkman, Lucinda Troostwyk

A deep dive into the Evolving Role of the PSL: featuring contributions from current PSLs, it provides up-to-the-minute intelligence from an insider’s perspective on common issues and the solutions to tackle them. Advice from experts, ranging from knowledge management specialists to PSL recruiters, and compelling case studies that provide a crucial insight into real-world industry and career experience.

Publication date: Sep 2018
ISBN: 9781783583485
Length: 200 pages
Price: £149.00

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The Human Science of Strategy

What Works and What Doesn't

Author(s): Dr Bob Murray, Dr Alicia Fortinberry

What works and what doesn’t, examining the issues behind each of these questions and how they form the drivers of almost all human decision-making and behaviour.

Publication date: Oct 2019
ISBN: 9781783583829
Length: 110 pages
Price: £29.99

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The Naked Lawyer

Rip to XXX How to Market, Brand and Sell You

Author(s): Chrissie Lightfoot

A complete strategy and skills toolkit for brand, career and business development

Publication date: Nov 2010
ISBN: 9781907787300
Length: 250 pages
Price: £96.00

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The Virtual Lawyer


Author(s): Douglas McPherson

The Virtual Lawyer examines the new virtual ways of approaching marketing and business development, explaining how you can continue to strengthen your existing relationships, boost your visibility in the markets you serve, and generate the new introductions and new opportunities you’ll need to grow your practice whilst working remotely.

Publication date: Dec 2020
ISBN: 9781783584024
Length: 130 pages
Price: £68.86

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The Visible Lawyer:

How to Raise Your Profile and Generate Work

Author(s): Douglas McPherson

Lawyers today need to be more proactive in winning client work. To be successful in this, they need to think beyond ‘marketing’, ‘business development’ and ‘selling’, and instead strive to be more visible to their target clients.

Publication date: Apr 2016
ISBN: 9781783582365
Length: 194 pages
Price: £39.87

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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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Tipping Point

Transformation and Innovation in the Legal Department

Author(s): Merry Neitlich, Gonzalo Ruiz, Ian White, Aaron Katzel, Peggy Chang Barber, Dr. Silvia Hodges Silverstein, Dr. Lena Campagna, Jeffrey N Neuman, Patrick J Lamb, John E Grant

An in-depth handbook for the general counsel looking to build a truly modern legal department and revolutionize their role.

Publication date: Jan 2019
ISBN: 9781783583621
Length: 128 pages
Price: £149.00

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Tomorrow's Naked Lawyer

Newtech, Newhuman, Newlaw

Author(s): Chrissie Lightfoot

This book, Tomorrow’s Naked Lawyer, explores, debates, and challenges conventional thinking and wisdom with regard to marketing, branding, technology, artificial intelligence, robotics, and the future of law during the period 2015 to 2045. 

Publication date: Nov 2014
ISBN: 9781783581740
Length: 179 pages
Price: £96.00

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