a troubled firm

Characteristics of a Troubled Firm

Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP was the result of the merger in 2007 of New York-based law firms Dewey Ballantine LLP and LeBoeuf Lamb Greene...
Delegation tips for lawyers

1 Do and 27 Don’ts of Effective Delegation for Lawyers

Effective delegation for lawyers involves more than just flinging files at people! Honestly, seeing lawyers delegate sometimes is enough to make me want to...
How to check if your lawyers is CRAP

How to Tell if your Lawyer is C.R.A.P.

Do not be fooled by the play on words in the title. It is a serious and frank talking book where ‘C.R.A.P.’ is an...

Couple robbed of R250,000 by hackers while trying to buy a house

A couple who were buying their first home in Knysna had their R250,000 deposit stolen when a hacker scammed them into depositing the money...

9 Ways to Run a Small Law Firm as a Business

Both the paper and infographic propose nine proven techniques for running a law firm as a business. It brings together research, best practices and...

10 Innovations Shaking Up Law Firms

There has been a great deal of trepidation for a number of reasons when it comes to Financial and Legal firms adopting cloud services....

How Five Law Firms Designed Their Logos to Stand Out From the Pack

Developing brand recognition is crucial because it creates a snapshot of a firm’s business personality—e.g., traditional and sophisticated, colorful and friendly, or tough and...

The Right And Wrong Reasons To Form A Partnership

Years ago, I read about a marriage prenuptial agreement that was incredibly specific as to each spouse’s responsibilities, right down to the husband’s obligation...

9 Uncommon Ways to Motivate Teams at Your Law Firm

Besides the usual individual motivations like fair compensation, mentoring, opportunities for self improvement, setting clear goals, and positive reinforcement, here are some not-so-obvious, but...

The correct way to handle a death at your law firm

I think the true quality of a law firm can be judged by how it responds to the death of one of its people....

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