The importance of business services within law firms increases every year. Risk, finance, HR, Marketing, IT are all areas that have vital client facing elements. Some law firms have non-lawyer CEO's and frequently non-lawyer COO's. The heads of these functions have partner level status and influence.
What are the trends?
How to identify the talent that you need?
War stories and ideas for successful engagement
Nick Woolf, Partner, Sainty, Hird & Partners, UK Richard Punt, CEO - Peerpoint, Allen & Overy, UK Tony Williams, Consultant, Jomati Consultants & Former Managing Partner, Clifford Chance, UK