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

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

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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Developing a private client practice – 10 insights (July 2017)

Posted on: August 2, 2017

In July 2017, I presented another of the successful MBL sessions on “Developing a private client practice” https://www.mblseminars.com/Outline/Developing-_-Sustaining-Your-Private-Client-Practice/5747 . As the nature and interests of the delegates – and the most pressing issues in the legal market – vary at each workshop, so the key points change. Here are the topics that generated most interest at […]

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Legal market research – Mobile apps in law firms 2017

Posted on: June 2, 2017 Mobile apps in law firms 2017

A new legal market research report “State of mobile apps in law firms 2017” by Fliplet shows higher adoption of mobile app technology by law firms. I’m delighted that they referenced my original 2012 research into the subject in their report. The top 10 law firms with the best app store presence 1 Baker McKenzie […]

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Legal market research – Lexis-Nexis Bellwether research report 2017 “Why independent law firms are thriving”

Posted on: June 1, 2017 Legal market research 2017

Now in its fifth year, LexisNexis Bellwether has released the first of three legal market research reports for 2017. The research, in conjunction with Linda Jones & Partners, is based on 10 qualitative interviews and quantitative research with 118 lawyers in independent law firms (75% of whom had worked at larger firms in the past) […]

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Book review – “Strategic tendering for professional services” by Matthew Fuller and Tim Nightingale

Posted on: May 11, 2017 Strategic tendering

It’s about time that there was a new book on strategic tendering for professional services. It’s too long – 1993 – since John de Forte and Guy Jones wrote their ground breaking “Proposals, pitches and beauty parades”. Whilst I valued Basil Sawczuk’s “Creating winning bids” in 2013 it is focused on the property and construction […]

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