Pitching for business

Pitching for business guidance:

Creating a persuasive proposal document requires more than good writing skills. A number of different processes need to be carried out to the right timescale and in the...

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There are rainmakers in most law firms that impress with their selling skills, but to many lawyers selling is an anathema—a frequent comment heard from lawyers is that...

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General Date of meeting Chair/lead Date of RFP/ITT Prospective client Persons in attendance (names and roles) Agenda What is expected of the team at the...

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General Date of meeting Chair/lead In attendance [(names and roles)] Date of RFP/ITT Prospective client Agenda Clarify: • scope of work we being asked to tender for • any...

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Since the crash of 2008, the importance of pitching for business has grown significantly. Many clients have reduced funds for instructing lawyers and need to achieve...

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The interview stage is your opportunity to present your proposal to the prospective client. Lack of preparation is the most common reason for losing at the interview...

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Submitting a high-quality proposal document requires a combination of effective and efficient processes, committed capable people, careful attention to detail and tight...

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Do’s and do not’s for effective presentations DoDo not Get ready physically and warm up, eg stretch and clench your hands then shake them and stretch the muscles in your...

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Client’s needs CheckOutcomePerson responsibleDate Have we identified and fully answered every question posed in the request?Yes / No If no, which questions have we missed...

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General information Client/target name Client/target representatives Project/matter[Describe what work you were tendering for. Was this within your existing range of work...

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We’ve already passed the first hurdle by being invited to give a presentation but we must never take success for granted, especially with an existing client. Lack of...

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Client details Name of client What business we are tendering for?[Include a brief summary of the business your firm is tendering for] Logistics and team Date of...

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Evaluating and qualifying a potential opportunity is an important matter that requires discussion and research to inform the final bid/no bid decision. Questions need to...

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