How to improve your lateral hiring success ratesHiring partners away from another law firm has become a core tactic in the strategic plans of most law firms. Indeed, there are reports of lateral moves almost every day.
Published in Web exclusive content
Monday, 07 December 2015 09:00

Getting known in your community

Getting known in your communityFor those starting their own practice or moving to a new community, it may seem a daunting task to get established. But getting known is not difficult. It just requires effort. Here are some ways to do so.
Published in Web exclusive content
Monday, 16 November 2015 09:00

Bad to the bone

Illustration: Dushan Milic
Illustration: Dushan Milic
Looking for an unscrupulous lawyer to help you bypass some bureaucratic red tape? Gambled away the firm’s money on a dodgy tip? Accidentally sexually harassed an underling? Maybe deliberately? You need Bad Legal LLP, the straight-talking law firm taking the Canadian legal world by storm on Twitter.
Published in Departments
Monday, 05 October 2015 09:00

Boot camp is in session

Boot camp is in sessionYou’ve been called to the bar. Congrats. Now you have a lot to learn. Turns out knowledge of the law is the minimum. Yes, you were on the dean’s list at law school. Did that help you understand how to actually practise law? And what have you done for the firm lately?
Published in Features
Monday, 07 September 2015 09:00

Efficiency, Flexibility, and Focus

Efficiency, Flexibility, and FocusDespite muted activity in pockets of the legal market and the Canadian economy facing tough headwinds, Ontario’s top regional law firms say they’ve had a solid couple of years thanks to emerging opportunities and their unrelenting focus on efficiency.
Monday, 24 August 2015 08:00

LPP: answering a different call

While it’s too early to declare Ontario’s English- and French-language Law Practice Program an overnight success after just one year, it’s interesting to consider its successes and breakthroughs, and acknowledge it’s a program many law grads might have benefited from in the past — perhaps more so than from traditional articling.
Published in Issue Archive
Saskatoon: Strong economy boosts city's legal professionAlong the north bank of the South Saskatchewan River sits a bronze statue of a preacher and a chief gazing across the river looking at what is today the southeast side of Saskatoon. The monument marks the spot — according to the city’s history — of a meeting in August 1882 between the Dakota Sioux Chief Whitecap and Saskatoon’s founding father John Lake.
Published in City Reports
Monday, 15 June 2015 08:00

Neither apples nor oranges are working

Neither apples nor oranges are workingThe 2014-15 licensing year was marked by robust debate around the future of articling in Ontario as the Law Society of Upper Canada rolled out its three-year pilot project known as the Law Practice Program.
Published in Latest News
Monday, 01 June 2015 08:00

Retirement: Dare to dream

Illustration: Kyle Reed
Illustration: Kyle Reed
Lawyer Norm Keith is 58 and laughs hard when asked about his readiness for retirement. “There’s an old adage that most good lawyers live well, work hard, and die poor,” he says, referencing the quote from American lawyer and statesman, Daniel Webster. “Many probably spend a little more money than they need to, for appearances sake, or life enjoyment or because they’re not thinking and planning ahead. As a partner in a law firm you probably think you should be living better than you are and for some that means going into debt,” says Keith.
Monday, 04 May 2015 08:01

What's next?

What's next?Law firms are broken.

For the profession’s long-term survival, the structure of the traditional partnership — and the traditional partner and law firm management mindset that goes along with that — need to be unpended. Call it NewLaw, call it LeanLaw, call it anything but the same old, same old.
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