Legal market research – The Lawyer’s In-house Attitudes Report

Posted on: September 9, 2015

Earlier this year I worked on some legal market research with The Lawyer magazine to analyse the huge amount of data collected from 530 in-house lawyers for the fourth In-house attitudes survey. My executive summary of that report was published in June 2015 http://www.thelawyer.com/in-house/positive-attitudes-in-house-attitudes-report-executive-summary/3035939.article and the main points were as follows: 28.2% described themselves as “General […]

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Digital marketing and social media in the legal sector update – Law Society and The Lawyer

Posted on: September 7, 2015

Two recent reports concerning Digital marketing and social media in the legal sector. Law Society Social Media Practice Note In June, The Law Society revised its social media “good practice” note (original published in December 2011) with specific reference to professional conduct on client care, confidentiality, publicity and relations with third parties. There is also […]

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Where do I start? Business Development for Lawyers (MBL Private Client Training July 2015)

Posted on: July 21, 2015

At a recent MBL seminar on “Developing and sustaining your private client practice” https://www.mblseminars.com/Outline?progid=5747&AddSeminarToBasket=1026988 a delegate said that while she found the day really good, she had so many ideas that she didn’t know where to start. So this blog post is for her. 1. Understand the numbers Make friends with the folk who produce […]

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Seven thoughts on private client marketing (June 2015)

Posted on: June 19, 2015

I facilitated “Developing and sustaining your private client practice” courses in London and Bristol for MBL during the early part of June 2015. It seems that private client marketing is high on many law firms’ agendas. The full day session covers a variety of topics – strategy and planning, market analysis, human resources management, product development, […]

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Book Review: The New Successful Large Account Management by Robert B Miller and Stephen E Heiman with Tad Tuleja (KAM – Key Account Management)

Posted on: June 12, 2015

I was struck at a recent PM training course “Towards KAM – helping fee-earners with client relationship management” that there were a number of business development professionals in professional service firms who were in dedicated key account management roles. So books on Key Account Management (KAM) are topical and I reviewed this one for PM Forum […]

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