Law Firm Positioning

This is an extract from a lecture to MBA students at Nottingham Law propecia online pharmacy School in late 2009 and describes how law firms can successfully position themselves in their marketplaces in order to be successful.
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Mind Over Matter

This article first appeared in the New Law Journal for 28 October. It suggests routes towards the expansion of educational horizons for lawyers. After five years of expensive study, newly qualified lawyers often settle back and reassure themselves that their educational travails are over for good. The problem is that law cialis online sales is a somewhat narrow area of study and lawyers who are no more than proficient technically sometimes find it difficult to advise their clients holistically or to manage their teams proficiently. Many larger law firms now insist that law firm partners ha...
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A Fresh Look At Appraisals In Law Firms

Most law firms claim to have appraisal systems but the trouble is that very few of them are effective. Nick suggests that a well-run Appraisal system can be a powerful addition to any law firm’s people management/development toolkit and proposes ways in which the system can be introduced or re-invigorated Read Article  Download Article
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How Partner Compensation Can Support Strategic Goals And Economic Objectives

For many firms, partner compensation has long been managed in isolation from the firm’s overall business strategy, which is primarily focused on external factors, such as markets and clients. But, by aligning compensation models with strategic objectives, firms will be far better equipped to achieve their goals. Nick suggests four main ways in which a Compensation and Rewards System can support the firm’s strategic direction and goals. Read Article  Download Article
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Learning From The Bulk Providers

In the competitive market for professional services, much can be learned from firms working at low margins, who have had to innovate and transform their models for service delivery in order to survive and prosper. This article – first published in 2004 and now significantly updated and revised – examines the lessons which all law firms can learn from the experience of the Bulk Providers. Read Article  Download Article
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