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Feb 03, 2023

A look ahead: Law firms begin navigating a year of uncertainty

Is 2023 likely to bring significant change in the legal industry? This was the burning question at the 13th Annual DC Legal Market Conference, where Williams Lea CEO Clare Hart joined a prestigious panel of law firm leaders and their…

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A look ahead: Law firms begin navigating a year of uncertainty

Is 2023 likely to bring significant change in the legal industry? This was the burning question at the 13th Annual…

What role does outsourcing play in today’s UK law firm?

At the Alternative Legal Management Summit, the last major UK legal management conference of 2022, Managing Partners, CEOs, CFOs and…

Technology can improve business processes, but people determine their success

A hallmark of successful businesses is that they are always innovating and improving the way they work. Streamlining processes, adopting…

Bracing for 2023: Law firms and their clients examine the expanding role of outside counsel guidelines

Law firms have displayed remarkable agility during the pandemic, overcoming business disruptions and adapting to constant workplace evolutions. With a…

Hybrid working requires dynamic thinking for long-term success

The annual People in Law Conference 2022 took place in London in late November, with a great turnout and many…

Law firm leaders and clients meet in London to discuss challenges and opportunities in the changing law firm landscape

As the world gradually moves away from pandemic-influenced virtual conferencing, it was exciting to see so many law firm leaders…

Five ways for mitigating pressure on law firm profits without compromising service delivery

While 2021 was a profitable year for law firms, as 2022 progresses, a more challenging business climate is emerging. According…

Watch the FT Live Digital Dialogues: Digitalizing Investment Banking Operations

In partnership with the Financial Times, Clare Hart, CEO, Williams Lea, joined a panel of operational leaders to talk about…

Law firms are finding new ways to bring their people closer together in a hybrid working world

Exploring new ways of working and how law firms are adapting to an ever-changing world was the main topic at…

Hybrid working: Have law firms found the secret sauce?

Throughout the constant disruption of the pandemic, law firms improvised, adapted, and evolved, raking in record profits in the process.…

The race to net zero: Are your outsourcing business support providers helping to drive your sustainability agenda?

With World Earth Month behind us, the reminder of the importance and urgency of sustainability remains. The environmental element of…

Entering the “never normal”: As a global recession looms, battle-hardened law firm leaders will focus on expenditure, clients and nurturing talent

As a panelist and law firm leader remarked during the 10th Annual Sandpiper Partners’ London Legal Market Conference, the so-called…

Watch the FT Live Digital Dialogues: Investment bank leaders discuss deal flow operation challenges and opportunities for growth

In a live webinar hosted by the Financial Times, Clare Hart, CEO of Williams Lea, joined three top operational leaders…

Outside Counsel Guidelines: Law firm leaders and clients debate best approaches to client-firm dynamics

Finding common purpose for clients and lawyers and building efficiencies within a trusted and fair partnership is predicated on understanding…

Pressure on profits, pricing and talent: UK law firm leaders prepare for new challenges ahead

Culture, profitability, rising cost pressures and client collaboration were among the key themes of the seventh annual Sandpiper Partners’ Managing…

More than table stakes: The value proposition challenge

In the past two years, law firms saw unprecedented profitability and growth, fueled by the demand for legal services and…

The top three tips for a successful outsourcing partnership

A rapidly evolving and hybrid workplace environment, increased client pressure for greater speed and higher quality service delivery, a raging…

To ensure outside counsel guidelines compliance, remember the three Cs

For law firms, there’s no getting around outside counsel guidelines. They’re here to stay, and over the past few years,…