The 2020 Report on the State of the Legal Market — produced by Thomson Reuters Legal Executive Institute and the Georgetown Law Center on Ethics and the Legal Profession — focuses on not only the scale, but also the pace of change in today’s legal environment.
In order to get from A to B, firms need to embrace fast-track process improvement methodologies. This is an area that is unique to each law firm, of course, because there are so many aspects to consider.
Legal experts are warning companies to beef up their cybersecurity defenses as COVID-19 presents new opportunities for fraudulent email, increased phishing and other risks related to the rise of employees working from home.
Last year was one of substantial change for many small law firms as they continued to develop and refine their skills, especially in regard to how they run their businesses, not just how they practice law.
No matter the area of the law you specialise in, without a suitable platform or provider to keep abreast of precedents and court rulings, you may go excessively overtime – billable or not – on legal research admin.