New and free learning resource for lawyers and surveyors – from Davitt Jones Bould solicitors

learning resource for lawyers and surveyors Posted on: September 18, 2017

Davitt Jones Bould, the specialist real estate law firm, has launched DJB Learning which is a new and free learning resource for legal and property professionals in order to achieve their CPD. The learning and development portal has information on a number of topics: Technical knowledge Real estate law, knowledge for surveyors, legal research skills, […]

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Book review: How to become the firm of choice by Robert J Lees and August J Aquila (strategy development)

Firm of choice book review Posted on: September 4, 2017

This book review of “How to become the firm of choice” on strategy development in PSFs appeared in Professional Marketing magazine in the September 2017 edition. This book tells a story. In the form of a case study. It joins a mid-sized (21 partner) law firm on its two year journey to develop and implement […]

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Delegation for leaders

Delegation for leaders Posted on: August 11, 2017

Delegation is a frequent topic of conversation with my clients – Whether it’s for freeing up the time of leaders, empowering new leaders, developing teams or working more efficiently/profitably. Traditional pyramid structures in professional service firms require that a senior person builds a team of junior people in order to achieve maximum profitability. Delegation is […]

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Key Account Management KAM – Managing key client meetings

Managing key client meetings Posted on: July 24, 2017

At a recent training workshop on helping fee-earners with Key Account Management KAM – the delegates requested that I write about how to manage key client meetings. Further details of this course can be found here http://www.pmforum.co.uk/training.aspx What often happens My observation is that at the start of a Key Account Management or Key Client […]

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How do we get more women into surveying?

Posted on: July 14, 2017

Recruitment in the property sector is tough. Many property practices find their growth ambitions constrained because they can’t recruit enough of the right calibre candidates – at junior and senior levels. In some cases, this results in unseemly salary battles and a constant churn of junior, middle ranking and senior surveyors – and the resultant […]

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