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Nimble Legal Trends 10 June 2018

The Golden Age of The Legal Entrepreneur -- Why Now and Why It Matters

The Golden Age of The Legal Entrepreneur -- Why Now and Why It Matters

Law has long been controlled by lawyers. That's changing. Entrepreneurs see the legal industry as one that holds great promise for its failure to respond to consumer needs. We are entering the golden

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Technology trends that legal departments need to know

Technology trends that legal departments need to know

Over the past decade, digital technology has grown at a rapid rate and has already taken hold in a number of industries, forever altering how business is conducted. […]

biglawbusiness.com
The Future of AI: What Do You Know?

The Future of AI: What Do You Know?

The Future of AI: What Do You Know? That our technological future will be shaped by artificial intelligence is beyond dispute. AI will transform all aspects of our economic life, including the practi

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Norton Rose’s Problems Run Way Deeper Than Losing Abbe Lowell

Norton Rose’s Problems Run Way Deeper Than Losing Abbe Lowell

Norton Rose may still be a megafirm when it comes to revenue, but its American operations are experiencing serious brain drain.

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Using Reply-All To Show Your Biglaw Firm You’re A Jerk

Using Reply-All To Show Your Biglaw Firm You’re A Jerk

What a douche.

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How Mexichem's GC Brought His Team Together by Building a Global Compliance Program | Corp

How Mexichem's GC Brought His Team Together by Building a Global Compliance Program | Corp

Francisco Hernandez of Mexichem took a group of disparate lawyers spread throughout the world and shaped them into a global legal function using a rather surprising tool--ethics and compliance.

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After All These Attorney Departures, Does Anyone Still Work At Norton Rose?

After All These Attorney Departures, Does Anyone Still Work At Norton Rose?

There's been a string of departures from Norton Rose recently, and today the firm took the biggest blow yet.

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Don’t Be ‘Idiotic’ — Yes, Law Firms Really Have To Change

Don’t Be ‘Idiotic’ — Yes, Law Firms Really Have To Change

Change or perish.

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Legal Tech Is the Least Cool Kid in the App Store, Study Finds | Legaltech News

Legal Tech Is the Least Cool Kid in the App Store, Study Finds | Legaltech News

A recent study found that only 5 percent of regular mobile users use legal services apps.

law.com
Average CEO Makes 361 Times What Rank-and-Filers Pull In

Average CEO Makes 361 Times What Rank-and-Filers Pull In

The average CEO of an S&P 500 Index company made $13.94 million in 2017—361 times more than the average rank-and-file worker, according to figures released May 22 by […]

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ABA’s Focus on Lawyers’ Well-Being Is ‘Right Thing to Do’ (Corrected)

ABA’s Focus on Lawyers’ Well-Being Is ‘Right Thing to Do’ (Corrected)

Law firm leaders, risk managers, and senior malpractice executives held workshop to change industry’s approach to lawyer well-being ABA’s working group to develop policy and toolkit for firms […]

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Linklaters becomes first magic circle firm to secure Chinese law capability

Linklaters becomes first magic circle firm to secure Chinese law capability

Firm receives long-awaited approval for Shanghai free trade zone joint operation with best friend Zhao Sheng

legalweek.com
Ten Practical Steps To Being A Profitable Happy Lawyer

Ten Practical Steps To Being A Profitable Happy Lawyer

There are at least ten practical steps lawyers can take to quickly get back on track and be happy, fulfilled, effective and successful.

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How The Changing eDiscovery Landscape Impacts Your Business

How The Changing eDiscovery Landscape Impacts Your Business

The growth of electronically stored information, new cybersecurity threats, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and cloud-based innovations to automation software are external forces reshapi

biglawbusiness.com
Legal Departments Considering The Cloud

Legal Departments Considering The Cloud

Cloud computing offers a number of potential benefits for legal departments and GCs, particularly those that operate internationally. The technology promises a secure and centralized means of data […]

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Back to the Future: Is It Time to Consider Alternative Business Structures for Law Firms?

Back to the Future: Is It Time to Consider Alternative Business Structures for Law Firms?

Chicken Little may fret that nonlawyer ownership of law firms would cause the sky to fall. But countries that have allowed the practice have averted disaster, and U.S. […]

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Law Firm Revenue Up, But So Are Expenses

Law Firm Revenue Up, But So Are Expenses

Law firm revenues up 4.2 percent so far in 2018 But expenses are also rising and client payments are harder to nail down Higher billing rates and stronger […]

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