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Validatum Limited is a London UK based international legal services pricing consultancy; one of the leading specialist legal services pricing consultancies in the world.  The company’s sole focus is legal services pricing; the most challenging and rapidly evolving aspect of the lawyer/client relationship.

Validatum’s managing director is Richard Burcher is a former New Zealand lawyer and managing partner with 30 years private practice experience.

Richard now devotes all of his time to legal services pricing consultancy work and is widely regarded as a leading international authority on pricing legal services.  His pricing consultancy services and speaking engagements take him throughout the UK, Asia, India, Europe, Australasia and the North America.

Richard is a regular speaker at national and international conferences including the IBA global conferences and the Commonwealth Law Conference.  His legal services pricing research and commentary have been widely published in Commonwealth Law Journal, Global Lawyer, Managing Partner and the Pricing Journal. Richard is a member of the Professional Pricing Society (USA).

Despite only recently settling in the UK, demand for his help has seen him already complete more than thirty successful pricing projects with a broad cross-section of UK, European and International law firms with annual turnovers ranging between £6 million and £500 million. These projects have consisted of in-house pricing training for partners and senior associates, large pitches, pricing support, retainer arrangements and pricing capability recruitment advice.

The company’s services include:

  • Pricing diagnostic reports;
  • Law firm pricing masterclasses;
  • Pitches, tenders, RFPs and procurement;
  • Fixed fees & AFAs;
  • Large firm pricing projects;
  • Project management & pricing;
  • Conference speaking & publishing;
  • Pricing research and market data;

Tel: 07585 637 617
Email:  richard@validatum.com
Website:  www.validatum.com