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“Superficial” partners lack knowledge of clients’ businesses, report finds

Many senior partners lack all but a “basic knowledge” of their clients’ businesses, leading to “superficial” interactions and a “disconnect between law firms and their clients”, a report has found. As a result, in-house counsel are now looking at alternative providers.

April 11th, 2017 | No Comments »

Large law firms lag behind accountants in advice for retiring partners

Only a few large law firms are providing structured retirement advice for their partners, a report has found – unlike the big accountancy firms. The study, of 28 top 100 firms, found three with formal internal schemes.

September 7th, 2015 | No Comments »

Survey reveals poor morale of public sector lawyers

Fewer than half the lawyers in central and local government are satisfied with their jobs and only a third with their pay, research by the Law Society has revealed.

February 20th, 2015 | No Comments »