The pricing (and value) of legal services

Posted on: February 27, 2012

Despite its crucial importance in driving profitability and competitiveness, and its centrality in the marketing mix, it’s surprising that there is not a lot of published material about how law firms (and other professions) price their services. The hourly rate Until recently, the hourly rate (and it’s best friend the time sheet) dominated and clients […]

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Law Firm Strategy – Are law firm leaders in denial about the perfect storm or hanging on for the final big catch?

Posted on: May 6, 2011

An article on law firm strategy written recently by myself (Kim Tasso, management consultant in professional services) and Roger Bell (a strategy consultant for listed companies). Please note that the George Clooney references were my idea ! Whilst the media focuses on the latest development in the onslaught of change facing the profession, it is easy […]

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Marketing needs to be more accountable – Malcolm McDonald

Posted on: December 31, 2010

During the inevitable end of year office tidy up I came across a briefing paper called “The State of Marketing” written by the wonderful Professor McDonald (I call him the “Patron Saint of Marketing Plans”) for the Cambridge Marketing College in 2009 and thought it was worth reviewing his thoughts a year down the line. […]

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Pricing problems across the professions

Posted on: October 20, 2008

Oh dear. In the same edition of a London newspaper today there were two stories highlighting the pricing problems in the professions. In one article, a chain of estate agents had sent out a mailer to home owners in the wealthy areas of Central and Greater London to say that they would waive their fees […]

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