Remaking News of the Week: Case study in analytics

Today in Remaking News of the Week, I am sharing a case study in analytics featuring the work of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP) first reported in the Legal Executive Institute Forum magazine

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Remaking News of the Week: Traditional law firms must adapt or die

Legal Futures recently headlined Traditional law firms must adapt or die, tech GCs warn. 

The interview reported the use of what some might call melodramatic language, like ‘inertia’, ‘still stacking meetings with lawyers’, ‘unless BigLaw adapts to the way agile providers are doing things, they’re on their death bed’ and ‘they need to change their (business) model’.

The GCs head the legal functions in Monzo, Transferwise and Revolut– all tech companies. They are exposed on a daily basis to tech- and business model-based innovation in the early stages of the life cycle. As such, their voices are portents for BigLaw.

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Remaking News of the Week: Why Breakaways and Boutiques are Flourishing

In Remaking News of the Week: Why Breakaways and Boutiques are Flourishing I feature a piece from LAW.COM titled Good-Bye Big Law, Hello Boutiques. Why These Young Lawyers Are Sold on Smaller Firms. I commend the read and, if you’re inclined, podcast because it cogently reminds larger BigLaw business model firms that they are no longer the talent magnet they’ve been accustomed to for all of living memory.

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Remaking News of the Week: Elevate’s James Odell shares his story

Remaking News of the Week: Elevate’s James Odell shares his story is a courageous disclosure about how he resolved the conflict between what he was doing during most of his waking hours and his fundamental values as a human being to break free.

James wrote The Pursuit of Happiness: Promise of the New Era on 5 May 2019 on the Elevate Services blog. I commend the three-minute read as a lesson for everyone, most particularly those in legal services where mental health is one of the largest challenges of our times.

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Remaking News of the Week: PwC scales LawTech

In Remaking News of the Week: PwC scales LawTech, I feature Richard Tromans’ report: PwC LawTech Scale Up Accelerator – The Full Cohort List.

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Remaking News of the Week: Featuring the work of Natalie Worsfold

Remaking News of the Week: Featuring the work of Natalie Worsfold comes to us out of Toronto, from where Natalie and Peter Aprile – the driving forces behind Counter Tax Lawyers – are pioneering their brand of NewLaw. Today Natalie shares a tool they have built to help law students choose the best place to work.

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