SALRC conference: Paper on The evolution of legal services – legal costs in the bigger picture of today’s realities

From 31 October to 2 November 2018, South African Law Reform Commission hosted the International Conference on Access to Justice, Legal Costs and other Inventions in Durban.

KOHMAP director Ignaz Fuesgen was invited to present his paper and speak on “The evolution of legal services – legal costs in the bigger picture of today’s realities” (paper | presentation).

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Taking leave from its senses or why big law is neglecting its corporate reputation

From allegations of sexual misconduct, accusations of money laundering and assistance in state capture, breach of professional rules, pursuit of questionable client matters, potential conflicts of interest to such obscure examples of poor judgement, such as the illegal dumping of a family dog’s carcass in a suburban street, partners of large law firms try their best these days to make headlines for the wrong reasons.

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Mind the gap – how to get the most out of an age diverse salesforce ... or your fee-earners

Huthwaite International published a remarkable article titled "Mind the gap – how to get the most out of an age diverse salesforce", exploring "some of the common attitudinal differences between new and traditional sellers and explaining how to harmonise your team for maximum performance". A worthwhile reading also for attorneys.

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Significant Leadership Programme for Women Lawyers: Coming to Cape Town

This leadership programme for female legal practitioners is specifically focused on the legal profession and its unique business models. This programme will help you to: grow your law firm or further your career in the legal profession; identify your niche leadership qualities by completing the internationally acclaimed Belbin report; and use professional strengths to achieve better results in career growth and development.

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