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Collaborating for success

How can law firms learn lessons on collaboration from the construction industry? Sally Calverley and Martin Griffiths explore the benefits of collaborative relationships and how firms can approach them

2 October 2019

Collaboration could be the next big move for law firms that want to strengthen their offering to clients and increase resilience.

And let's face it, who doesn't want to do that?

If you have tried mergers, invested in new information and technology (IT) and digital solutions, restructured and rebranded – and you’re still not reaping the benefits – the time has come to look at how to use your biggest asset: your people and their ability to be human.

Collaboration offers the opportunity to harness the collective brain-power and emotional intelligence not just of your entire workforce but also that of your suppliers' workforce (and even your clients’) – and use it for the benefit of your business.

All you have to do is get them to work together.

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We have learned, through our work in the construction sector, it is (at best) challenging to develop and embed collaborative behav...

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