- Wednesday, 26 September 2012
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.
Tags: ABS, Alternative business structures, financial services, joint ventures, MDP, multi-disciplinary practice
Posted in Alternative business structures, Latest news, Market monitor
- Tuesday, 4 September 2012
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.
Tags: ABS, Alternative business structures, financial services, joint ventures
Posted in Alternative business structures, Features, Latest news
News round-up: HighStreetLawyer.com expands, firm recruits COLP, will-writer training boost, and much moreFriday, 9 March 2012
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.
Tags: anti-money laundering, bar standards board, Chartered Institute of Legal Executives, claims management companies, COLP, compliance officer for legal practice, Institute of Professional Willwriters, joint ventures, Law Society, Legal Services Board, money laundering, Office of Fair Trading, will-writing
Posted in Latest news, News In Brief
- Monday, 24 October 2011
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.
Tags: ABS, Alternative business structures, joint ventures, referrals
Posted in Alternative business structures, News
Commercial success is the driving force for ambitious law firms and it should come as no surprise that many have a renewed determination to re-evaluate their businesses in the wake of Covid-19.
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Increasing demand for ‘hot’ areas of law inspires opportunist law firms to hire more specialists to add to their firepower – the right people at the right time. Yet this is a big ask.