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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.

Chase new clients, neglect the old, end up with neither: 10th instalment published


I have recently published the 10th instalment of my 'How not to win business' series in The Journal of The Law Society of Scotland.You can read the post, entitled 'Pursue the new, neglect the old', in full here and you can find links to all of my publications here.
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Latest in my "How not to win business" series: "Freeze at the thought of cold calling"

I have recently published the latest instalment of my 'How not to win business' series in The Journal of The Law Society of Scotland.

You can read the post, entitled 'Freeze at the thought of cold calling', in full here and you can find links to all of my publications here.
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New publication in The Journal: The future of the high street solicitors' firm


I have recently published a new Opinion Column in The Journal of The Law Society of Scotland...

You can read the post, discussing the future of the high street solicitors' firm in full here and you can find links to all of my publications here.
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New publication in The Journal: Focus on the law

I have recently published the latest instalment of my 'How not to win business' series in The Journal of The Law Society of Scotland.

You can read the post, entitled 'Focus on the law', in full here and you can find links to all of my publications here.
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Welcome to my blog

Read my How not to win business series in The Journal of The Law Society of Scotland
Welcome to my new blog. Please connect with me on LinkedIn here and read the latest in my 'How not to win business' series published in The Journal of the Law Society of Scotland...

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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.