Posts Tagged ‘lawyers’

additional income generators #1

In the challenging market we all find ourselves in, sources of new income are always on the agenda.  One recent development in the UK market which has caught legal edge’s eye are the online legal answers portals which are emerging. Many of the new entrants to the legal services market are spending a lot of […]

lawyer displacement… fact or fiction?

Legal futures has reported this week on Lord Falconer’s enthusiasm for “delawyering” personal injury cases, embracing the commoditised model.  At legal edge, we’ve been talking to lawyers for some time about this and have coined a different expression – “lawyer displacement” – but to all intents and purposes it means the same thing. The evolution […]

the hourly rate: going going gone?

Fees are back on the agenda again this week with the announcement from Cameron McKenna that they have launched an alternative billing campaign for existing and future clients; including an option for clients themselves to decide how much they want to pay, based on their perception of the value of the services they receive. Its […]

timesheet gazumping

Posted by | Filed under ABSs, lawyers, legal, linkedin, management | Jul 7, 2010 | Tags: , , , , | No Comments

I read a great comment in a Linkedin discussion recently, lamenting the lack of time most lawyers have to devote to marketing activities, but most memorable for its last phrase, “Timesheet Gazumping” What a neat way to summarise the challenges faced by most lawyers, who come into the office every day with great intentions to […]

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