More for less is more than a slogan

Mark Cohen’s More for less is much more than a slogan explores one of several economic opportunities and cultural challenges facing BigLaw business model firms.

Business is about doing more with less. This is its mantra since the global financial crisis. Tech-enabled, data and process-driven upstarts have unseated a pan-industry array of incumbents and ushered in the digital age. Optimization of customer access, satisfaction, and value are common denominators among the disruptors.

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It’s the business model that matters

It’s the business model that matters is another Mark Cohen masterpiece dissecting the failings of the BigLaw business model by reference to three pioneering NewLaw model firms, particularly the little-known FisherBroyles of the US. 

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Law schools’ lost opportunities

Law schools’ lost opportunities by regular Dialogue contributor  extends our discourse of legal education and the need to modernise law schools in the face of rapidly changing needs and the technological revolution.    

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Law’s Emerging Elite: Enterprise Legal Service Providers, Part 3

Parts 1 and 2 of Mark Cohen’s Law’s Emerging Elite: Enterprise Legal Service Providers were published on Dialogue earlier in April. Today’s Part 3 concludes the series. I predict Mark’s essay will go down as a defining moment of insight into the transformation of business models on the supply-side of legal services.
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Law’s Emerging Elite: Enterprise Legal Service Providers, Part 2

The first article in this three-part series introduced enterprise legal service providers (ELSP’s), proclaiming their entitlement to the “elite” status accorded a cadre of brand-differentiated traditional partnership model firms. This essay analyzes in greater depth the emergent, transformative, and impactful role that enterprise legal service providers play in the global legal marketplace. This is Part 2 of Mark’s three-part series, with the third to follow on the Dialogue. .  

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