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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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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Book review: Professional services leadership handbook by Nigel Clark, Ben Kent, Alastair Beddow and Adrian Furner

Posted on: October 31, 2018 Professional services leadership handbook

The Professional services leadership handbook (subtitled “How to lead a professional services firm in a new age of competitive disruption”) was published in 2017 and it has taken a while to read and digest the contents and write this review. Professional services leadership is an important topic and the book contains a huge amount of […]

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Legal market research – The 2016 NatWest Financial Benchmarking Report

Posted on: May 13, 2016

This continues the series of blogs reviewing legal market research. For the fourth year, the NatWest Professional Services team has worked with accountant Robert Mowbray to produce a report looking at 390 law firms (employing 17,200 people and with a combined income of £1.43bn) in the SME sector (revenues below £35m) – including a comparison […]

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Real estate costs in law firms – The Lawyer UK 200 report

Posted on: October 26, 2015

During the summer I worked with The Lawyer magazine analysing the real estate costs in law firms. Real estate costs and a wide range of other financial and head count data for over a 100 of the UK’s 200 leading law firms were analysed to produce the first detailed report (sponsored by JLL) on real […]

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