Rely on the most comprehensive, up-to-date legal content designed and curated by lawyers for lawyers
Work faster and smarter to improve your drafting productivity without increasing risk
Accelerate the creation and use of high quality and trusted legal documents and forms
Streamline how you manage your legal business with proven tools and processes
Manage risk and compliance in your organisation to reduce your risk profile
Stay up to date and informed with insights from our trusted experts, news and information sources
Access the best content in the industry, effortlessly — confident that your news is trustworthy and up to date.
With over 30 practice areas, we have all bases covered. Find out how we can help
Our trusted tax intelligence solutions, highly-regarded exam training and education materials help guide and tutor Tax professionals
Regulatory, business information and analytics solutions that help professionals make better decisions
A leading provider of software platforms for professional services firms
In-depth analysis, commentary and practical information to help you protect your business
LexisNexis Blogs shed light on topics affecting the legal profession and the issues you're facing
Legal professionals trust us to help navigate change. Find out how we help ensure they exceed expectations
Lex Chat is a LexisNexis current affairs podcast sharing insights on topics for the legal profession
By Kevin Wheeler
On 13 November, I attended the annual RBS professional services conference. Each year Neil Parker, the bank’s market strategist, provides an overview of the state of the UK economy. For the last few years, this has been a pretty gloomy presentation, but this time he painted a much more optimistic prognosis, especially for professional services which he revealed was one of the country’s best performing sectors with growth currently running at 7%.
Now, having canvassed the views of a few of the delegates over coffee, I wasn’t the only one in the audience who was a bit sceptical about this claim. Few of us felt like the market was growing at anything like this pace. However, the following Friday we were proved wrong when a handful of law firms reported their growth figures for the first half of 2013/14 and these did indeed show that healthy growth has returned for some: Field Fisher Waterhouse posted a 7% rise, Clyde & Co 16.5%,
Access this article and thousands of others like it free by subscribing to our blog.
Read full article
Already a subscriber? Login
Kevin Wheeler has been advising professional services firms on all
aspects of marketing and business development for nearly 30 years. As a
consultant he helps firms to manage and grow their key clients as well
as to win new ones. As a certified coach with WABC he works with
partners and those approaching partnership to improve their BD skills.
0330 161 1234