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I am retained as a non-exec, trusted adviser and personal mentor to well-known law and professional firms and their senior people. I work all over the UK and a little overseas. My practice reflects my career as a successful legal entrepreneur during a time of unprecedented change.

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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Paying homage to King Cash

For firms to be solid, they must first be liquid. Read my latest comment piece in The Journal of The Law Society of Scotland here.

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Everything comes…

To win work consistently, patience is not just a virtue, but a necessity. Read my latest opinion article in The Journal of The Law Society of Scotland here.

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Appraising: what’s your score?

Giving marks out of 10, how well do you review others? Read my latest opinion article in The Journal of The Law Society of Scotland here.

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Better together?

10 tips to keep a sure footing when entering the unknown with a merger. Read my latest opinion article 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.