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The law firm of the future : adapting to a changed legal marketplace

Author: John M Westcott
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK : Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"During the "golden age of law firm growth" from the late 1960s until 2007, most large law firms adopted a default growth strategy, increasing practice areas and offices, aided by the momentum of the tail winds of law firm growth. Since the recession of 2008-2009, however, the legal marketplace has drastically changed. In this timely book, Jay Westcott suggests strategic building blocks that firms can adopt in order  Read more...
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WESTCOTT, JOHN M.
LAW FIRM OF THE FUTURE.
[S.l.] : EDWARD ELGAR PUBLISHING, 2018
(OCoLC)1031338846
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John M Westcott
ISBN: 9781788119702 1788119703 178811969X 9781788119696
OCLC Number: 1043842100
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 1. Large law firms and the success of the growth model --
2. New business models for the future --
3. The key building blocks of a lasting and successful law firm --
4. Effective governance --
5. Client service --
6. Assessing firm performance --
7. Evaluating lawyers --
8. Fair compensation --
9. Strong administrative staff --
10. Treating everyone professionally --
11. Balancing professionalism and quality of life --
12. Succession planning --
13. Retirement policies --
14. The future of the profession.
Responsibility: John M. Westcott.

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