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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Goode on Commercial Law

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Profitability and Law Firm Management 3rd ed

ISBN13: 9781784460174
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781853285981
Published: May 2016
Publisher: Law Society Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £59.95

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This invaluable guide to improving the profitability and efficiency of law firms has been completely revised and updated.

Andrew Otterburn combines strategic management and financial accounting perspectives to provide a comprehensive treatment.

This new and enhanced edition offers:

  • Personal insights from managing partners of leading law firms
  • New and updated case studies
  • Discussion of current topics
  • Key figures and benchmarks drawn from the most recently available Law Management Section financial benchmarking surveys.
Profitability and Law Firm Management is designed to help partners and others involved in law firm management think about their firms differently and identify ways of making them more successful. Its purpose is to help you move your firm forward.

Legal Practice Management
Part one – Strategic focus
1. Values, brand and target market position
2. Developing the plan
3. Asking some difficult questions

Part two – Leadership
4. Leadership and management
5. Managing change
6. Managing partners and CEOs
7. Team and departmental leadership
8. Professional managers

Part three – Making sense of the figures
9. Profitability – the underlying drivers
10. KPIs
11. Team profitability
12. Making sure everyone understands the figures
13. Working capital management
14. Understanding your firm’s cost base
15. Information
16. Conclusion.