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|

Legal market research – Mobile apps in law firms 2017

A new legal market research report “State of mobile apps in law firms 2017” by Fliplet shows higher adoption of mobile app technology by law firms. I’m delighted that they referenced my original 2012 research into the subject in their report. The top 10 law firms with the best app Read More

Client service insights – Empathy, measurement and reverse thinking

Three recent news reports captured my attention on client service insights for law firms and professional service firms.  Addleshaw Goddard solicitors uses empathy Addleshaw Goddard – a major law firm – topped the charts for client service (performance and value for money) in the Nisus Consulting research http://www.nisus.net/   to become Read More

2017-03-16T12:35:22+00:00July 4, 2016|Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Management Skills, Relationship Management|

Legal market research – LexisNexis Bellwether 2016 report highlights

Legal market research in the LexisNexis Bellwether Report 2016 “The riddle of perception” was recently published. The research involved structured interviews with 122 independent lawyers and 108 clients of which 93% had experience of private client legal matters. Some of the highlights from the report include: Just under half of Read More

Legal market research – The 2016 NatWest Financial Benchmarking Report

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 Read More

2016-05-13T17:20:34+01:00May 13, 2016|Accountants, Kim's Blog, Lawyers, Statistics and trends|