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Power of the humble email

we got email, and it's time we unleashed its potential. Read my latest comment piece in The Journal of the Law Society of Scotland here.

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Not just for Christmas

successful businesses know that the season for giving lasts forever. Read my latest comment piece in The Journal of the Law Society of Scotland here.

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How not to win business: a guide for professionals

No 11 in the tongue-in-cheek series is titled "Lead from the rear" - because generating new business means providing the encouragement and incentive to get everyone involved. Read my latest comment piece in The Journal of the Law Society of Scotland here.

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Must try ardour

The best houses may be detached, but not the best relationships. Read my latest comment piece in The Journal of the Law Society of Scotland here.

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The cost of peace at any price

when we face up to conflict and handle it well, the result is a stronger business. Why, in that case, are we are so tempted to avoid it? 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.