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Finding the right practice management software is just part of the challenge for a small law firm. The next step is mastering it-and that applies to everyone involved. As a best...
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When you look at the legal marketplace,
what do you see?
With the implementation of the
far reaching Legal Services Act finally happening in the UK (albeit with
some fairly significant delays in related regulation), it seems the
right time to step back and assess the state of the market.
I saw an ad today for a university-sponsored
legal project management 1 course for in-house counsel.
I checked out the instructors, figuring
that a reputable university would of course engage one of the specialists in this
area. In this case I assumed it would be one of my colleague-competitors...
Our firm is currently advising several
law firms about improvements to their career management policies and procedures.
In some legal markets this has become a very important strategic issue - not just
one of internal human resources management. In order to make the improvements that