Research report: 24th Annual Smith & Williamson Law Firm Survey 2018 “Brexit, what Brexit?”

Posted on: July 15, 2019

The annual Smith & Williamson law firm survey 2018 obtained the opinions of over 130 managing partners and senior management personnel across the UK in August 2018. The clear message emerging from this year’s survey show that law firms are continuing to fight for top talent in a competitive market but are increasingly confident about […]

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Pitching and Tenders – Nine top tips and client feedback (June 2019)

Posted on: July 5, 2019 Pitching and Tenders – Nine top tips and client feedback (June 2019)

I’ve led several public courses on tendering and pitches recently (e.g. through Professional Marketing Forum https://www.pmforum.co.uk/training.aspx) and for professional service firm clients on an in-house basis. Here’s a round-up of the points that had most resonance on pitching and tenders – Nine top tips and client feedback: 1. Have a pitch process  You can spend […]

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Legal marketing case study – Royds Withy King private client wealth proposition and new product Life Safe®

Posted on: April 19, 2019 Legal marketing case study – Royds Withy King private client wealth proposition and new product Life Safe®

This post is based on an article in Professional Marketing magazine (March 2019) https://www.pmforum.co.uk/pm-magazine/pm-magazine.aspx which looked at a legal marketing case study for Royds Withy King private client wealth proposition. It was written by Robert Pinheiro, the firm’s Senior Marketing and CRM Manager. I was particularly pleased to see the firm’s success having worked with […]

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Environmental analysis (SLEPT) and planning – Future of Jobs Report 2018 (impact of technology)

Posted on: February 18, 2019 Environmental analysis (SLEPT) and planning - Future of Jobs Report 2018 (impact of technology)

This report “Preparing the future workforce” is an important read for leaders of professional services firms (PSFs). Marketing professionals should consider it as part of their environmental analysis (SLEPT) and planning. Commercial advisers and employment lawyers will no doubt find the information of value. HR professionals will be interested in the impact on their workplace […]

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Book review: Social media in business development and relationship management: A guide for lawyers (by Pippa Blakemore)

Posted on: December 13, 2018 Social Media in Business Development and Relationship Management: A Guide for Lawyers

Thanks to Pippa Blakemore for this great and comprehensive review of my recent book “Social media in business development and relationship management: A guide for lawyers”. Further details of the book are available here: https://www.globelawandbusiness.com/special-reports/social-media-in-business-development-and-relationship-management-a-guide-for-lawyers Social media in business development and relationship management: A guide for lawyers Social media can be both tantalising and terrifying. […]

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