Legal case study – Anatomy of a law firm merger (Ross & Craig and DMH Stallard)

Posted on: September 27, 2017 David Leadercramer - Anatomy of a law firm merger

In 2015 I interviewed David Leadercramer, the former managing partner and senior partner of Ross & Craig solicitors http://www.rosscraig.com/ about his firm’s decision to merge with DML Stallard http://www.dmhstallard.com/ to gain insight into the merger decision and process. The original interview is below. David was kind enough to reflect recently on what he said at […]

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Family Law Panel Westminster Forum 2014 – “Couples break up – Families don’t need to”

Posted on: October 28, 2014

As a psychologist and trainee psychotherapeutic counsellor, a consultant who works with many family lawyers, a divorced mum who ensured my children’s father played a major role in their lives and as a long-time supporter of the not-for-profit organisations OnlyMums http://www.onlymums.org/ and OnlyDads http://www.onlydads.org/, I was delighted to attend my second Westminster Forum on the […]

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Family Law – Working dads at City Fathers

Posted on: September 10, 2014

I have a long association with the single father organisations Onlydads http://www.onlydads.org/ (see, for example the Westminster Fathers debate http://kimtasso.com/westminster-debate-for-fathers/ and also the research into the cost of divorce http://kimtasso.com/the-price-of-divorce-survey-results/ . Dadshouse http://www.dadshouse.org.uk/ is a related organisation for single dads. So I was interested to see that a new members and networking group called City […]

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Divorce and family statistics

Posted on: August 19, 2014

I noticed some interesting divorce and family statistics relating to the family law market today: At a Resolution event it was reported that the cost of relationship breakdown in the UK is in the region of £44 billion a year   The Daily Telegraph ran a report on the hidden cost of divorce (based on […]

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The pricing of family law services – An overview

Posted on: March 27, 2013

Last week, I presented a webinar for CLT on this subject. It was very well attended and there was some interesting discussion at the end. This built on the debate that had taken place on various LinkedIn discussion groups beforehand and as a result of the publicity surrounding the research I conducted in conjunction with […]

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