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Getting your law firm fit for purpose

By Sue Beavil, Learning and Organisational Development Manager, Slater & Gordon

28 February 2014

What does a firm need to address in order to remain fit for purpose? Human fitness is often measured through the ‘five Ss’ of strength, stamina, speed, suppleness and state of mind. Assessing your firm’s performance through the five Ss can provide you with a new perspective which your partners, colleagues and employees will be able to address through developing ideas and processes and a positive culture of success.

Let’s see how fit your firm is by exploring each of these elements in turn.

Strength

How strong is your firm? What breadth and depth of technical and specialist capability to do have? What structures do you have in place? Do you have the right blend of experience to offer cost effective as well as quality services and products? Have you provided sufficient training and development for partners, paralegal...

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