One of several nuggets from Cogence’s recent survey on The Future of Law was that when asked how the structure of law firms could be improved, 20% of respondents suggested employee ownership as an alternative model. Here, Robert Postlethwaite, founder of Postlethwaite, a specialist firm of UK solicitors focusing exclusively on employee ownership and share schemes, talks about breaking the mould.
The Legal Market
Four London-based dispute resolutions tell us why London is the leading jurisdiction for litigation. ‘The future of London dispute resolution lies in the ability of firms to sell our uniquely global dispute resolution skills to the world.’ Mathew Rea, Bryan Cave
The Legal Market
The legal sector changes and evolves with the ballistic certainty of a juggernaut and does so irrespective of the preferences and choices of the participants almost as if they were peripheral to the process of delivering legal services. We are, because of what we do, entirely focussed on the personnel involved in legal practice. The purpose of this survey was to discover their views on the present direction of law as well as how the profession is viewed by those within it and what individuals want to get out of their legal career.
On Monday 22 February 2016, The Times and the Milkround host the Student Law Sector Debate on diversity at the News Building, London Bridge. Cogence Search has done a considerable amount of research on this subject. Our article, ‘Sex and Partnership’ is aimed at female lawyers aspiring to be partners but, swamped by well-meaning commentary, are feeling somewhat discouraged.
These are the results of our survey of over 12,000 lawyers asked to address questions relevant to the effect of gender on progression in the legal profession. The full article has been published in the October edition of Legal Business Magazine. Cogence Search are a highly specialist London and international Legal Recruitment Agency. Read the full article
Our article addressing the issue of gender and progression in the legal profession based upon an extensive survey involving over 12,000 lawyers. The full survey results can be found in the blog below. Read the full article
Four London-based dispute resolutions tell us why London is the leading jurisdiction for litigation. ‘The future of London dispute resolution lies in the ability of firms to sell our uniquely global dispute resolution skills to the world.’ Mathew Rea, Bryan Cave Read the full article