Opportunities and challenges in the legal market – presentation by Steve Billot of Duff and Phelps

Posted on: November 5, 2014

I was fortunate to be at an event organised by Rix & Kay Solicitors http://www.rixandkay.co.uk/ a week ago where Steve Billot of Duff and Phelps http://www.duffandphelps.com/expertise/our_team/Pages/bio.aspx?itemid=546&list=People  gave a presentation on opportunities and challenges in the legal market. What struck me was that whilst law firms are playing in an increasingly competitive market where the need […]

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The decaying carcass of a law practice? Legal market trends

Posted on: January 21, 2014

Rather than death by a thousand cuts, law firms are having large chunks of them bitten away by a variety of forces and one wonders how long some of these carcasses can survive. Some media refer to these as Zombie firms – but I would suggest that in business there is no return for the […]

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Conference review: CLT’s “Managing and marketing a profitable private client practice” 2013

Posted on: September 4, 2013

Today I attended CLT’s “Managing and marketing a profitable private client practice” as I was presenting a paper on pricing. I’ve presented at previous conferences, but today I was able to listen to the majority of the other presentations and thought I’d share the nuggets and highlights. Opening remarks Helen Clarke chaired the event and […]

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Digital PR in the legal profession – An interview with Clare Rodway of Kysen

Posted on: October 4, 2012

Clare Rodway is the founder of Kysen – one of the leading public relations consultancies serving the legal sector. She talks about the impact of digital PR on her own business and on the work of her clients. Further details from: http://www.kysenpr.co.uk/ Q: What has been the impact of digital PR on your business and that […]

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Mischcon de Reya – a law firm that seems to have got it right?

Posted on: July 20, 2012

As I have blogged before about Mischon de Reya, (most recently http://kimtasso.com/collaborative-marketing-of-family-law-services-debretts-and-mishcon-de-reya and http://kimtasso.com/legal-marketing-case-study-mishcon-de-reya) it was interesting to read the article about the firm in a recent edition of The Lawyer http://www.thelawyer.com/reya-light/1013344.article Some of the key themes that emerge as to the key to its success include: A strong managing partner – Kevin Gold – in […]

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