Remaking News of the Week: Canadian business is turning away from BigLaw

I re-phrased the headline of this week’s Remaking News of the Week to read Canadian business is turning away from BigLaw because, like some others, I find the reference to ‘alternative legal service providers’ in the source of the news an anachronism.

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In Tune With the Future: College of Law Practice Management

The College of Law Practice Management presents In Tune With the Future, a conference focused on demonstrating how the future of legal practice has already arrived.

The conference will take place in Nashville on 24-25 October 2019, featuring 40+ experts presenting examples of the future in practice today.

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Remaking News of the Week: Cole Silver’s timely statement of the obvious

In Remaking News of the Week: Cole Silver’s timely statement of the obvious says: “Clients put food on your table and they’re the reason you exist. Having a client centric leadership is the key to driving superior performance and a competitive advantage” (LinkedIn).

One might well ask why make a statement like this newsworthy? Answer: Yes, it’s a self-evident truth, but still far from a reality for the majority of clients of BigLaw business model firms.

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Remaking News of the Week: Mark Rigotti speaks about the future of work

In Remaking News of the Week, Mark Rigotti speaks about the future of work in an interview with journalist James Ashton. Mark is the long-standing CEO of Herbert Snith Freehills which is a pioneer of many new ways in a legacy BigLaw business model firm.

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The remarkable Andrés Jara

The remarkable Andrés Jara is a short story emanating from my recent encounter with Andrés. Within 10 minutes of meeting Andrés Jara when he came to say hello in our Melbourne office, I knew I was privileged to be talking with a remarkable legal services pioneer, a visionary and a ‘doer’. Andrés describes himself as a ‘lawyer, entrepreneur, father and husband’. I’d add ‘global leader’.

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