Finance

After the crisis: Should law firms self-impose capital adequacy standards?

William Arthur considers whether law firms should self-impose capital adequacy standards to ensure long-term financial stabilit

22 Sep 2014

Jonathan Watmough: Why RPC’s partners earn more for teamwork than billable hours

RPC’s managing partner tells Manju Manglani why his partners ?are rewarded with a higher share of the firm’s profits for ?teamwork than billable hour

22 Sep 2014

Intake risk: Accepting new instructions on a contingency fee basis

Contingent litigation is a risky business, says John Cahill. He discusses how his firm determines whether a new instruction should b

21 Aug 2014

LLP stakeholders: Financial reward and ownership under the Finance Act 2014

William Wastie explores the options under the Finance Act 2014 for UK law firms looking to change their reward and ownership structure

20 Aug 2014

Sean Connolly: How global client teams can improve firmwide revenues

Sean Connolly reveals to Manju Manglani how Mayer Brown's global client-team programme helped it to beat pre-crisis revenues and profit

31 Jul 2014

On the record: The claims that could increase your PI premiums

Michelle Garlick and Jennifer Haren discuss the types of claims that could increase your firm’s PI premiums and how to avoid the

19 Jun 2014

Avoiding claims: The managing partner's role in avoiding professional liability

What is the managing partner's role in avoiding professional liability claims? Thomas Berman considers the interplay between your firm's size and your perceived mandat

17 Jun 2014

Litigation funding can be the perfect solution to cashflow squeezes

By Nick Rowles-Davies, Managing Director, Burford Capita

15 Jun 2014

Lessons for big law firms from sole practitioners

By Nick Jarrett-Kerr, Visiting Professor, Nottingham La

23 May 2014