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What's the measure of a ruler?

A study from across the Pond gives fresh insights into what separates the best leaders from the rest. Read my latest comment piece in The Journal of the Law Society of Scotland here.

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Love me, love me not?

New research challenges top law firms’ assumptions about the state of their client relationships – but do its own conclusions go far enough? Read my latest comment piece in The Journal of The Law Society of Scotland here.

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Just giving may be the most powerful business strategy of all

I think you would like this. Read my latest comment piece in The Journal of The Law Society of Scotland here.

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Just your luck?

We all need luck, but is it just a matter of chance?. Read my latest comment piece in The Journal of The Law Society of Scotland here.

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The art of bringing the good news

Keeping the bull out of bulletins is a trick worth practising. Read my latest comment piece in The Journal of The Law Society of Scotland here.

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COVID-19:

This is a time to stand together and support one another.  For the duration of this crisis, UK law firm leaders seeking guidance, support or a listening ear are welcome to contact me in confidence, without charge. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to set up a video or phone call. 

In over forty years of successful legal practice and consulting, I’ve seen many crises come and go. We will survive this one, and if we are thoughtful and determined, emerge stronger.