PEOPLE FIRST, DIGITAL SECOND!

  • 28 March, 2019

PEOPLE FIRST, DIGITAL SECOND! That was my key message to 250 delegates at Lawfest in Auckland last week. It was terrific to see so much interest in the impact of technology on the delivery of legal services and to hear…

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A SIMPLE GUIDE TO DEFINING YOUR BUSINESS AND ACHIEVING MEANINGFUL GOALS

  • 19 February, 2019

Mention the words ‘strategy’ or ‘planning’ to many business leaders and managers and their eyes tend to glaze over. Many I speak to profess their organisation or firm has ‘done it’ but on closer inspection, in reality, they have not,…

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New Zealand legal services and lawyers — what might happen? (first published in LawTalk)

  • 25 April, 2018

LawTalk, the journal of the New Zealand Law Society, asked five innovative New Zealanders working in the legal services industry – including our own Simon Tupman – about the changes needed today and what they think could happen over the…

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Leadership in law firms

  • 11 September, 2017

LawTalk speaks with law firm development specialist Simon Tupman about leadership in law firms

Within the context of a law firm, what is leadership and how is it relevant?  The last decade has seen dramatic changes in the way law…

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Putting people before profit – how law firms can navigate the new world order

  • 2 March, 2017

When I qualified as a solicitor in 1984, lawyers were mostly concerned with advising clients and ensuring they billed for their time. Profitability was a given. But not anymore. The world has changed. The global financial crisis, technology, commoditisation and…

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Putting people before profit – how law firms can navigate the new world order

  • 2 March, 2017

When I qualified as a solicitor in 1984, lawyers were mostly concerned with advising clients and ensuring they billed for their time. Profitability was a given. But not anymore. The world has changed. The global financial crisis, technology, commoditisation and…

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