Law Firm Communications: Collaboration and Connectivity
Published: January 2013
Publisher: Ark Group
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback (108 Pages)
Price: Out of print
Effective communication can generate more cash for your firm.
In fact, firms that communicate effectively can deliver 47 per cent higher returns over a 5-year period than those that don’t. (Towers Watson)
Want to know how?
Managing Partner’s Law Firm Communications: Collaboration and Connectivity report will help you develop and implement an effective communications strategy that will drive cohesion, innovation and competitive advantage for your firm.
Respected industry expert and author, Jill King examines current communications challenges and offers practical guidance, checklists, tips and tools on how to:
- Develop the strategic case for communications;
- Establish a clear communications policy and assign the roles and responsibilities within your firm;
- Use the most appropriate channels available, including social media and collaboration tools;
- Engage successfully with diverse stakeholders, including partners, associates, secretaries, potential recruits, and alumni;
- Use communication to drive change, facilitate integration, and manage crises effectively; and,
- Connect and collaborate across practice, geographic, and functional boundaries to create value, increase revenues, and strengthen your client relationships.
Along with expert insights from Condor Communications, Knowledge Innovations Ltd and Phil Parry Associates, you’ll find successful communication strategies and initiatives implemented by leading firms. These include:
- Taylor Wessing LLP – Using internal communication to embed brand values and culture;
- Wragge & Co LLP – Pictures and storytelling unite the firm around a shared strategy;
- Allen & Overy LLP – Communicating difficult news across a complex global firm;
- Linklaters LLP – An internal communications campaign changes behaviour;
- Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP – Creating unity, engagement, and pride;
- Allens – Introducing an engagement survey; and
- White & Case LLP – Building a collaborative culture through learning and development.
Highly regarded law firm leaders – Ted Burke, Simon Davies, Tim Eyles, David Lancaster, David Morley, and Michael Rose – also share their personal experiences, the challenges they've faced, and the successful strategies they have adopted.