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Be the creator of the firm you want to succeed

Business plans are the guiding light of modern law firms, explains Claire Currie

16 December 2014

Winston Churchill famously said: “He who fails to plan is planning to fail.” In today’s uncertain, fast-changing and often turbulent times in the legal profession, his wisdom
is worth noting.

Law firms and other businesses are reflecting on 2014 as end of year targets loom, while also casting an optimistic eye on 2015.

We review the good, the bad and sometimes the ugly moments of our business and adjust strategy appropriately. Business plans, once the domain of owners, partners or senior management, are today ‘owned’ by each and every staff member.

They are our road map.
They guide us towards where we want to be, hopefully steering us clear of trouble en route.

While tradition stands firm for the legal profession, there is no question that the evolution of legal services has transform...

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