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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 day of minimis is here - The Word of Gold

More for less? It's yesterday's challenge. Read my latest opinion article in The Journal of The Law Society of Scotland here.
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Thanks, but no thanks - The Word of Gold

There has never been a business with a successful strategy that hasn’t known when to say no.  Read my latest opinion article in The Journal of The Law Society of Scotland here.
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Your price – what's on the menu? - The World of Gold

Firms with the confidence and discipline to offer clients real choice in how they pay will reap rich rewards. Read my latest opinion article in The Journal of The Law Society of Scotland here.
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Law firm pricing – what's on the menu?

In my latest opinion article in The Journal of The Law Society of Scotland I discuss the price of hiring your law firm - what's on your menu?

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Profitable, fixed-fee litigation? It's not out of court

In my latest opinion article in The Journal of The Law Society of Scotland I answer the question, ‘Can you apply fixed fees to litigation?’

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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.