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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Remaking News of the Week: Explaining Elevate’s recent acquisitions

In Remaking News of the Week: Explaining Elevate’s recent acquisitions I draw attention the march of Elevate Services as Liam Brown and his merry team build out what is arguably the world’s leading law company.

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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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Remaking News of the Week: Axiom’s IPO

Remaking News of the Week features Axiom’s intention to float in the US which was first reported on February 19, 2019.

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Ron Friedmann critiques report on Alternative Legal Service Providers

Hard on the heels of Heather Suttie’s No Alternatives Anymore post on Dialogue, Ron Friedmann critiques the recent Georgetown report on Alternative Legal Service Providers 2019.

Perhaps influenced by the subtitle, “Fast Growth, Expanding Use and Increasing Opportunity”, the many articles covering it suggested the findings portend trouble for law firms. I read the report differently.

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NewLaw is in the news

NewLaw is in the news again thanks to an excellent op-ed on the Australian scene by Lachlan McKnight, CEO of Legal Vision in Lawyers Weekly on December 28, 2018: Observations on NewLaw in Australia in 2018

These are my thoughts in response to Lachlan.

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