Management and Strategy

Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) are most often considered relevant in relation to employees. But how do they apply in the context of firms?

In the next of CM Murray LLP’s Ten-Minute Talk series, Partner and General Counsel Beth Hale and Partner Corinne Staves discuss NDAs, with a particular focus on the key issues arising in

Partnerships, Limited Partnerships and Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs) have a wide range of uses and occur in a range of structures. In this article, Partner Corinne Staves explores these business forms and their uses, with a focus on families, financial services and in the professional practices world (including internationally).

A wise corporate lawyer

We are delighted to share with you the recording of our recent webinar, ‘The Greater Good; How Professional Firms Are Embracing B Corp Status, ESG & Other Non-Profit Making Objectives’, in which partnership law specialists and sustainability management experts discuss the importance of promoting accountability and transparency to a wider group of stakeholders

As the Conservative Party leadership race draws closer to a conclusion, we are delighted to share with you the latest episode of our Ten-Minute Talk video series, with special guest Dr Henry Marsden, Managing Partner of Professional Services Firms International, where we discuss the often fraught issues involved with leadership transition in professional

There are many ways of dealing with the dual challenges of under rewarded high flyers and over rewarded under performers. Making sure that reward and performance systems are right is critical to the growth strategy of a firm.

In the first webinar of the Professional Practices Alliance Growth Strategy Webinar series, Chair Zulon Begum,

We are all getting old. In the UK especially so, due to declining fertility rates and people living longer. But are law firm demographics keeping up? There has been a concerted push for diversity and inclusion in gender, ethnicity and other underrepresented groups across the professional services sector, but have we done enough to include

Results from one of the polls during this week’s webinar, ‘Partner Performance Management and Remuneration Systems: Under-Rewarded High-Flyers & Over-Rewarded Under-Performers’, with the majority of attendees stating that their partner profit allocation system deals with ‘high-flyers’ “well enough”, and 29% agreeing their system deals with them “very well”.

If you missed the webinar, the recording

Law firm leaders and advisers please read Alys Carlton‘s recent LinkedIn post. It is spot on.

Delivering effective performance in “big jobs” within a fulfilled life needs focus and determination.

Determination to actually to do less of something, to allow others to grow, and for you to find the head-space, time and energy

In this alert, Associate Pooja Dasgupta and Partners Zulon Begum and Clare Murray summarise three of the most notable and interesting Partnership and LLP law cases heard by the UK courts in 2021, with some practical commentary on how they might affect LLPs and partnerships, and their members and partners.

3 of the Must-Know Partnership

If yes, it’s well worth reading this important Cat Rutter Pooley piece along with the John Gapper article she links to. My view below.

• 𝙇𝙤𝙘𝙠-𝙨𝙩𝙚𝙥 𝙩𝙝𝙧𝙞𝙫𝙚𝙨 – where partner contributions (time, profit, leadership …) do not vary too much and rewards are at the top end of their markets. See Slaughter and May and