There is so far little evidence that alternative business structures (ABSs) will spawn large numbers of multi-disciplinary practices (MDPs), and those that do are likely to be accountancy led, it was claimed yesterday.
Lawrence Cook, director of marketing and business development at Thesis Asset Management – which was once owned by and is still linked to south-east law firm Thomas Eggar – outlines their experience of joint ventures with solicitors.
News round-up: HighStreetLawyer.com expands, firm recruits COLP, will-writer training boost, and much more
Our regular round-up of bits of news you may have missed include new locations for the HighStreetLawyer.com network, a firm recruiting its COLP, firms launching joint ventures and targeted services, professional training for will-writers, money laundering warning, and more.
Creativity and collaboration should be the priority for law firms looking to fend off the threats from a liberated legal market, with joint ventures, referral networks and share offerings all possible solutions, last week’s Legal Futures conference was told.