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The publication of ‘Building the Sustainable Law Firm’

The Special Report “Building the Sustainable Law Firm: Developing and Implementing an ESG Strategy” that was co-authored by our partner Sophie Boyer Chammard is out! This important publication that Sophie co-wrote with Robert van Beemen, looks at the business drivers for implementing an ESG strategy in law firms. Increased regulation, stronger business ethics and attitudes […]

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A brief analysis of the main trends in the Dutch legal market for the Dutch Financial Times

In a recent article for the Dutch Financial Times, Amsterdam-based partner Gerard Tanja commented on the recent development and main trends in the Dutch legal market. After the, excellent, Covid years, Dutch law firms will need to refocus and concentrate on the post-Covid realities of increased competition, consolidation and the growing market share of international […]

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Legal Project Management (LPM) as a special discipline of project management

Legal Project Management (LPM) as a special discipline of project management has been around for 15 years. When introducing LPM, many law firms limited themselves to training courses, tried to impose uniform methods and neglected change management. The results have often been disappointing. It is therefore high time to refine not only the tools and […]

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Putting scaling at the forefront of operations: podcast on The Corporate Counsel Show

Victoria Swedjemark, partner at Venturis Consulting Group, was recently interviewed by Jerome Doraisamy on the Corporate Counsel Show podcast. In their chat they talk about why it is now critical to find ways to effectively scale the Corporate Legal function and the opportunities out there for corporate legal teams that start building a more effective operating model […]

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Client Centricity – Putting Clients First Is Not the Same as being Client Centric

A new term – client centricity – has popped up as a key success factor for law firms. Numerous publications make a point that putting your clients first is not the same as being client centred. What is the difference? You can easily get confused. The Venturis team have taken a closer look to demystify […]

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Dutch column M&A: Did your ESG strategy get stuck in pro bono cases?

Every month one of our partners writes a column for mena.nl (Dutch M&A community) with a focus on the trends and developments in the legal industry. In this column Robert van Beemen describes what an ESG strategy means or can mean for both the business operations as well as for the strategy and positioning of […]

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Dutch column M&A: U.S. Firms show growing interest in Brussels and other European cities

Every month one of our partners writes a column for mena.nl (Dutch M&A community) with a focus on the trends and developments in the legal industry. In this column Rik Servais describes the growing interest of U.S. Firms in Brussels and other European cities. Here’s the link to the Dutch version.

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Oct 29, 2021 venturis 0 comments
Foreign law firms court Danish – and they are not rejected

There is a clear interest from international firms in the Nordic legal markets with their growth rates of 2.5 – 6 % per year, including the Danish market. However, Danish regulations with regard to e.g. ownership provide barriers. A report from the Competition Authority has recommended a relaxation of those regulations. Venturis partners Sophie Boyer […]

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Sep 13, 2021 venturis 0 comments
The publication of ‘Building the Sustainable Law Firm’

With continued pressure from human rights organisations and socially conscious shareholders, investors, clients and employees, there is little doubt that every law firm must have environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues at the core of its business strategy. However, the implementation of an ESG strategy should not be a box-ticking exercise; rather, it requires firm-wide […]

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Jul 07, 2021 venturis 0 comments
Technology landscape audit – a starting point for unlocking the true value of your firm’s IT investments and grow the business

Right at the outset of the CoVid crisis, law firm management has found itself confronted with technology and management challenges to ensure client service persists through remote working. As if this had not been challenging enough, the sudden increase in connectivity has high-lighted gaps in many firms’ technology foundations. Most firms have taken emergency measures […]

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