‘Baker & McKenzie tops best brand survey’
By Megan Malloy,
Global Legal Post, 4 December 2012
Baker & McKenzie has topped the list of the most powerful law firm brands in the world for the fifth year in a row.
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‘What’s in a Name?’
Quoting Acritas’ Sharplegal 2012 Global Elite Brand Index, the piece by Claire Zillman reviews the factors which influence law firm brand strength.
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‘The Valuation Calculation’
Using Acritas’ Sharplegal 2011 Global Elite and 2012 US Brand Index, the valuation rankings compiled by The American Lawyer estimate market value of the world's highest-grossing law firms.
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Acritas has released its Sharplegal 2012 Global Elite Brand Index. The results show that for the first time, the supremacy of the ‘prestige’ law firms is under threat, as a set of ambitious firms with expanding global footprints and a client-focused strategic approach close in.
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‘Why Clients Fire Firms’
Quoting Acritas’ Sharplegal research, the piece highlights some of the reasons why law firms let business slip to competitors and provokes readers to think how those losses could so easily have been prevented.
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‘No drop in demand for external legal advice’
Drawing on Acritas’ Sharplegal research, the piece highlights the ever-increasing pressures facing general counsel and their legal departments.
By Mark McAteer
Legal Business, October 2012, page... Read More
Top Reasons GCs Fire Law Firms
Lisa Hart Shepherd, CEO of Acritas, discusses the primary reasons why general counsel fire their law firms.
Speaking with Spencer Mazyck in a Bloomberg Law video, Lisa also talks about the ways law firms can retain business... Read More
‘Cost is the top reason clients switch law firms’
Quoting Acritas’ Sharplegal research, the piece reviews the reasons why general counsel dropped law firms in the last year.
10 October, 2012
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Leading members of the general counsel community and law firm leaders recently gathered at an exclusive dinner in London to share their views on the future of the legal market.
Acritas’ CEO, Lisa Hart Shepherd, revealed the latest research from Sharplegal* as part of a presentation... Read More