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Editor's letter: Eyes wide open

Are you the right person to lead your law firm into the future, asks Manju Manglani

24 June 2013


The arrival of summer heralds the start of long-awaited holidays for partners and staff, many of whom will have worked around the clock over the past year. Many managing partners will also be looking forward to spending a few weeks getting away from it all.

As you lay back in your deckchair and close your eyes, no doubt the last thing you will want to think about is work. But, inevitably, thoughts of what's ahead for your firm will creep ?in. And that's natural - there is rarely enough time or head space during the working week ?to think about long-term strategy. It is often only with separation from the office that you are ?able to gain perspective, get in touch with your feelings about what is coming ahead and ?do some 'blue sky' thinking.

Your firm may have managed to post organic growth over the past financial year; it may even have achieved double-digit growth. But, is your firm's current business model and strategy sustai...

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