Market trends and know-how
We are participating in a number of events related to the challenges faced by lawyers across the globe.
Are there cracks in the traditional partnership model?
Now that we are heading into the last end of 2021, looking back, when we thought that partnership was the best way to engage professionals in law firms and motivate them as co-owners, the market made a U-turn and re-considered corporate structures in legal services surfacing as more capable to serve well to clients based on their agility, flexibility and adaptability in the new environment. Read more insights from the Lexington Team here
Ten Business Skills Each Lawyer Needs
Moray McLaren interviews Stephen Revell at the Commonwealth Conference. Watch video here
Are clients leading legal transformation?
Mari Cruz Taboada and Katie Dignan of Lexington Consultants, talk about digital transformation in the legal market. Is it all about technology? Is there another, more powerful, driver for collaboration and flexibility? Read more here
Preparing your law firm for success in the post-pandemic era: the transformation agenda
Moray McLaren and Paul Browne of Lexington Consultants, talk about the transformation agenda and the critical need for clarity about what firms are setting out to achieve. Watch here
The future of work: back to the office after Lockdown
This article aim is to give you a “how to” guide to the issues you as a law firm leader need to look at to tailor your return to the office to the needs of your specific clients and your law firm or other professional firm. Read the article here
Are you managing knowledge, technology and service delivery efficiently?
Stuart Hopper and Mari Cruz Taboada at Lexington Consultants talk about efficiency in law firms, legal innovation and how to offer value to clients. Watch here
What are the key ingredients for a successful BD strategy?
Stephen Revell and Katie Dignan at Lexington Consultants share some of the elements to succeed in law firm BD & Client relations strategy. Watch video here
Dentons global vice chair Richard Macklin has left the firm after more than 30 years during which he helped struggling London practice Denton Wilde Sapte become a founding component of what is now the world’s largest law firm. Read more here
The Global Legal Post and Lexington Consultants launch a management course to help leaders in law firms
The three-day interactive online course (5, 12, 19 March 2021) – Preparing your law firm for success in the post-pandemic era – will be led by a team of former law firm leaders at elite firms and specialist consultants and has been tailored to cover the critical issues law firms face in the year ahead. More information here
Strategies for success in Latin America. Don't waste this opportunity to reinvent your law firm
Richard Macklin, Global Vice-Chair at Dentons, Mari Cruz Taboada and Moray McLaren at Lexington Consultants introduce the key drivers that lead law firms to success. Legal Vision 2020 ( Lawit) Click on the image to watch the video.
Should law firms be looking at merger opportunities for 2021?
Law firm mergers-joining apples and apples, oranges and oranges plus avoiding a damaging mis-match. Click here to read the article
2021: Implementing your law firm's ambition
As law firm partners meet in their annual retreats to plan ahead, it provides an opportunity to revisit their ambitions for the firm. Click on the image to watch the video.
Lessons learned in 2020: The seven key trends in the legal market
Lexington advises law firms across the fast-changing and frontier markets. COVID-19 is posing a number of challenges and we wanted to share our current thinking on the issues we are seeing globally. Click here to read Lexington Q4 newsletter.
Leadership Insight: Time for leadership, not a leader
The latest interview from the Möller Institute at the University of Cambridge, part of its Leadership Insight series. Click on the image to see the video.
Now or never: Developing efficient digital service delivery for Legal departments
In-house lawyers are facing the challenge to lead the strategic growth, risk and contract management of their companies remotely, but are they well equipped? Click here to see the programme and panel details.
To watch the video highlights click on the image.
Management challenges for African law firms during and after Covid-19 crisis
As Africa´s law firms are coming to terms with Covid-19 some are feeling more optimistic about the consequences than others. The only certainty is that the market will return. The challenge is, therefore, which law firms will emerge from Covid-19 in a stronger or weaker position than before.
To watch the video highlights click on the image.
Rewriting the leadership book for lawyers as we discover the 'new abnormal' following Covid-19
We share our reflections on leadership during this IBA webinar, arguing that law firms need to create a global profession that is more human, empathetic and takes care of the biggest asset – their people – better.
The programme and video are available at the IBA website, click on the image:
Crisis pitch: Are clients changing the way their external providers are competing for work?
“Will pitching change post COVID-19?” is a question we’re being asked by lots of our clients and contacts. Click on the image to read the article.
Being a young partner or a senior associate in times of Covid-19: How will this affect my prospects?
As law firms mitigate the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic a panel of experts discuss the new challenges for the career development of younger partners as well as new potential partners.
Has Covid-19 solved the challenge of lawyer burnout or made it worse? Law firm leaders share their challenges and responses to the current crisis
We hear that some lawyers have enjoyed the positive aspects of working-from-home, in this second part of the IBA webinar, while others have really struggled with the overnight change to home working where challenging family dynamics, loneliness and a lack of structure have really taken their toll.
The programme and video are available at the IBA website, click on the image .
International Bar Association webinar bootcamp
Tim License and Moray McLaren lead a boot camp for IBA officers delivering their conference sessions online
Post Covid-19: What will the "new normal" be like
Tony King shares his thoughts on the potential longer term impact of the coronavirus. Click on the image to read the article.
Winners & Losers: How the current crisis is accelerating changes in the market for legal services
In a presentation to Latin American law firms, Lexington´s Moray McLaren and Richard Macklin, Global Vice Chair at Dentons, ask whether we should be expecting a greater rate of change for law firms going forward. To watch the video click on the image.
We contributed a special project by The Moller Institue at Cambridge University. Click on the image for a summary or click here for further information.
The Power of Purpose
During difficult times tensions can surface over the approach to sharing profits
The online magazine LexLatin published our experience on having better conversations amongst partners regarding profit division during the Covid-19 crisis.
Click on the image to read in Portuguese
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Frente a la actual pandemia, los abogados de empresa son clave para lidiar con las consecuencias del brutal freno económico. La recaudación de este evento se destino a la labor humanitaria y social del Comite de la Cruz Roja Internacional. Gracias a todos los asistentes por la colaboración
Presentado por Lexington Consultants.
Puede leer el reportaje y ver el resumen del webinar haciendo click en las imágenes.
El In-House navegando en plena tormenta. La gestión legal frente al Covid-19
Reflections from legal practitioners and industry specialists from across the globe. Presented by the IBA´s Law Firm Management Committee. Click on the image for a summary or click here for further information.
Personal tales from the wild side: the lawyers’ survival guide to Covid-19
LexAfrica members discuss the steps that firms are taking to face this era of uncertainty from countries such as Kenia, Nigeria, Mauritius, Zambia, Mozambique, South Africa, Angola amongst others with the support of Lexington Consultants.
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From surviving to thriving:strategies for times of crisis
From Necessity to Innovation: Strategies and Practices for Disruptive Times
Enterprise Leaders Circle (ELC), India, is a quarterly convening of General Counsel, heads of functions and innovation leaders from across the industry.
Presented by Vahura and Agami with the support of Lexington Consultants.
For further information click here.
We Are in the Same Storm, But We Art Not in the Same Boat
Lexington Consultants participated in the recent discussions among the Fellows of the Institute of Coaching, Harvard University. For further information click here.