Law firm management

Change Management – Ted Lasso leadership lessons, emotions and coaching skills

Managing partners, heads of transformation and functional leaders joined a MBL “Tackling change management – a workshop for professional practices” full day workshop in London last week. It was great that law firms, accountancy firms and surveying firms were represented – as the challenges are similar. It was an intense Read More

2024-05-03T11:52:35+01:00May 3, 2024|Accountants, Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Management Skills, Property, Strategy|

Personal transitions: Retiring from a senior leadership role – the other side of succession

Former leaders have valuable lessons to share. Although by the time they have reflected, they have left the firm and it’s sometimes too late to pass on that those hard-won insights to the next generation of leaders. So this is the first in a series on lessons from former leaders. Read More

2024-04-03T14:24:50+01:00April 2, 2024|Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Management Skills, Relationship Management|

Private client management and marketing: Business plans, recruitment, assessments and automation (Nov 2023)

It was good to meet the private client lawyers – some recently promoted to head of department – for a workshop on “Managing and growing your private client practice” earlier this month. This post summarises the key themes discussed, provides an additional learning resource for the delegates and includes further Read More

2023-11-13T15:58:14+00:00November 13, 2023|Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Management Skills, Social Media, Strategy|

New Leadership Development Programme from the Managing Partners’ Forum – Consensus through Collaboration

I’m excited to announce that the Managing Partners’ Forum has just launched a series of six modules for an innovative leadership development programme for firm-wide leaders of small and medium sized professional services firms. Versions for divisional, functional and aspiring leaders are expected in 2024. I have supported Richard Chaplin Read More

2023-05-02T09:38:48+01:00March 30, 2023|Accountants, Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Management Skills|

Law firm analysis – MHA Legal Benchmarking Annual Report 2020

I regularly scan for research reports that can be used by professional service firms (lawyers, accountants and surveyors) when conducting their business analysis and business, financial and marketing planning. I share summaries of key reports to assist firms with their planning. The MHA Legal Benchmarking Annual Report 2020 (8th) covers Read More

2021-03-30T20:47:58+01:00January 14, 2021|Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Management Skills, Statistics and trends, Strategy|
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