Antoni Gómez (Auren): "We offer to our clients a coordinated approach and a common methodology"
The Impact Lawyers publishes an interview with Antoni Gómez, Chair of Auren International. This interview and others can be found in the Survey on the internationalisation of law firms. What is the strategy you have followed when opening offices abroad? Why? We have given pri...
Editor - 02 March 2021
How to work with the mood of lawyers
Many lawyers face psychological and emotional setbacks during their working years. The hours spent working in the office, coupled with dealing with different professionals during the day (whether clients or colleagues), make the profession difficult. Let's be clear: lawyers know little about emotio...
Editor - 01 March 2021
Elisa Lemus (Barrilero): "It is essential to know the local reality of the environment very well"
The Impact Lawyers publishes an interview with Elisa Lemus, Head of Barillero y Asociados International Desk. This interview and others can be found in the Survey on the internationalisation of law firms. What is the strategy you have followed when opening offices abroad? Why? Our i...
Editor - 01 March 2021
Your law firm without COVID. Find out how to prevent the spread of the virus in your office
Numerous international governments have published COVID-19 prevention measures for employers and employees to consider for the return to face-to-face office work, as many firms still maintain the teleworking regime, but many others are reopening their offices.  The following are the most commo...
Editor - 26 February 2021
Why an internal podcast could benefit our law firm's culture?
Many of us have calls with colleagues and bosses via Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Google Meet and other online platforms, yet we sometimes wonder whether we really feel a sense of belonging to our company at home. Yet, sometimes we wonder if we really feel a sense of belonging to the company from home? T...
Editor - 25 February 2021
How lawyers can improve their "to do list"
Lawyers have to perform many tasks throughout their working day. Normally, the time to carry them out is limited, as lawyers spend time dealing with their clients, or planning with their departmental colleagues. The issue is that lawyers usually structure all their tasks under a to do list, commonl...
Editor - 24 February 2021
To thrive in 2021, the 5 things lawyers need to do to create a client and action focused BD plan
To succeed in any economic climate, it helps to have a solid BD plan in place. For many lawyers, without a clear business development plan in place it is very hard to grow revenue with the limited time available. Delivering great legal work for your clients will naturally be your priority. However, ...
Ben Paul - 22 February 2021
Burnout in your law firm? Discover the myths about it
Exhaustion at work and stress are among the main causes of burnout, a disease recognised by the World Health Organisation in 2019.  Apart from these, there are many reasons that lead to burnout in many professionals, especially in the legal profession, which is a sector that generates a lot of...
Editor - 22 February 2021
Why coordinated communication is everything at your law firm
Coordination is a key element in any organisation. What teleworking has taught us is that establishing proper communication with workers in our own department, and with workers in other departments, is an important step that will help us on our way to success. Here are some tips for improving intra...
Editor - 19 February 2021
Achieving big projects through small tasks - how do you do it?
Many lawyers are faced with a huge amount of work every day, and much of it ends up being completed at the last minute, or perhaps later than expected. The question that comes to mind is: what are the constraints that cause us not to finish the work on time? When planning a project strategy, the en...
Editor - 19 February 2021
Will the 4 working days be implemented in law firms?
4 Day Week Campaign is a platform supported by several British organisations to promote the reduction of weekly working days. According to this platform, the establishment of 4 working days a week would benefit society and the economy.  The Impact Lawyers was able to interview the promoters of...
Editor - 19 February 2021
Accept failures in order to succeed in the future
"There is no such thing as failure, except when we cease to make an effort", said Jean Paul Marat, the 18th century French scientist and physician.  Failure is well known to all law firms. There is no company that, before achieving anything, has failed. And we are all still afraid of failure. ...
Editor - 18 February 2021
Is there a lack of communication between employees in your law firm? Learn how to communicate!
Working remotely is a standard issue in law firms and many are already opting for mixed models for their workers. Countless firms are realising that teleworking saves costs on office space and maintenance, electricity, cleaning, etc., saving organisations $11,000 per employee per year, according to ...
Editor - 18 February 2021
How to increase happiness among your co-workers?
The digital age is making it easier for us to be faster and use multiple tools at once and from anywhere. What technological transformation does not guarantee is the happiness of workers, an issue that law firms should pay close attention to. Happiness is a consequence of human-to-human connection,...
Editor - 17 February 2021
Work wherever you want. Spotify's new model
Can you imagine your firm's lawyers working from different countries? Would it be possible? Certainly there are many companies that for industry reasons do not allow their employees to work from other countries or cities, but there are internationally relevant companies that do. Now we look at Spo...
Editor - 16 February 2021
Employee-worker identity: key to increasing performance
Many leaders of large, medium and small law firms may be wondering whether an organisation's corporate culture can drive employee performance. A survey conducted by Vega Factor, a human capital software company, of more than 20,000 workers and more than 50 high-volume companies showed that why we wo...
Editor - 16 February 2021
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