The writing’s on the wall #2 – scale back your offices?

Given property is often the second biggest cost of a law firm behind head count, I wonder what the impact would be of scaling back prestigious offices and reinvesting some of the capital in technology that would make a real difference for clients.  

Hasta la vista baby – the termination of the legal profession

Later this week I’m running a session for a group of leading technology lawyers which will explore the future of the profession. Why I think this will be particularly interesting topic for this group is that I believe technology will be the  single biggest driver of change  for the legal sector in the long term.Continue reading “Hasta la vista baby – the termination of the legal profession”

Can your clients say goodbye?

Regular visitors to this blog will know I’m a big fan of Michael Porter’s work, and have a genuine belief that all business people should read his two books (Competitive Strategy and Competitive Advantage). Competitive Strategy provides a framework for analysing industries, and helps the reader think about how attractive their marketplace is. One ofContinue reading “Can your clients say goodbye?”