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High turnover increases of German law firms

See this article in the German quality newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine where our Munich-based partner Rupprecht Graf von Pfeil explained the intricacies of the German legal market and commented on the most recent market trends. Rupprecht Graf von Pfeil, partner of the consulting firm Venturis Consulting Group, shares the view that more and more players are […]

Business model in development

Despite all the technological and economic change, the traditional business model of law firms remains the same. Or not? An interesting article on Advocatenblad for which Robert van Beemen was interviewed.

How did Lehman Brothers change the legal profession?

To follow, the last article by Robert van Beemen on Mena.nl (In Dutch language) Sinds de val van Lehman Brothers heeft de juridische sector zich in hoog tempo ontwikkeld van een aanbod-gedreven markt naar een vraag-gedreven markt. De periode van de financiële crisis was in hindsight hét moment waarop zich voor de advocatuur grote veranderingen […]

Legal Tech and Digital Transformation

Legal Tech and Digital Transformation Competitive Positioning and Business Models of Law Firms Robert van Beemen Gerard Tanja Rupprecht Graf von Pfeil

KermaPartners and Venturis Consulting integrate their businesses in Europe and establish a strategic alliance in Latin America/Spain

KermaPartners Germany and Venturis Consulting Group merged its business into Venturis Consulting Group; the leading law firm consultancy KermaPartners Latin America/Spain will enter into a strategic alliance with Venturis. KermaPartners and Venturis have offices in Mexico City, Miami, Amsterdam, London, Milan and Munich and have executed strategic projects for law firms in more than 50 […]

It is getting crowded in the legal business market

International Business Law Firms grow market share in the Netherlands and this trend will continue, according to Gerard Tanja, interviewed in the Dutch Financial Times (in Dutch). “Large internationally operating law firms plant their flags all over the world, including in the Netherlands. They believe that the future of the business legal profession is up to them.” […]

Growing market share Anglo-American firms Netherlands

Amsterdam-based partner Gerard Tanja commented in the Dutch Financial Times on the growing market share of Anglo-American firms following recent market entries in the Benelux. 

Report: Dutch Regional Law Firms

On Tuesday 17 April 2018, Venturis Consulting Group published its Report on the most recent developments in the legal market regarding Dutch regional law firms. On Thursday 24 May 2018 Venturis organises a seminar in Utrecht about this topic “Dutch Regional Law Firms”. Also published on Advocatenblad

Seminar: Dutch Regional Law Firms

On Tuesday 17 April 2018, Venturis Consulting Group published its Report on the most recent developments in the legal market regarding Dutch regional law firms. On Thursday 24 May 2018 Venturis organises a seminar in Utrecht.

Venturis Consulting Italy – Signed off the establishment of the first Italian company entirely dedicated to Law Firm strategy

Venturis Consulting, the leading European Law Firm Strategy consulting firm announced last Friday the formal kick off of its European expansion plan with the establishment of Venturis Consulting Italy S.r.l.. The Italian branch which will be led by the ex-Chiomenti Head of Business Development and CRM, Laura Pirillo and VCG Founder and Partner Gerard Tanja, […]

Venturis Consulting Group and Advocatenblad – Exclusive Boutiques Firms

Robert van Beemen, partner at Venturis Consulting Group, was interviewed by Advocatenblad (the monthly magazine for Dutch lawyers) about the upcoming niche and boutique firms. Why do lawyers leave the big firms and start their own boutique? What are the strategic challenges? What is their competitive advantage? Together with Bas Kodden and Maarten de Haas, […]

Legal Tech Challenges – Elsevier Legal Lunch

Together with the Dutch publisher Elsevier, Venturis Consulting Group organized a Legal Lunch discussion about the influence of Legal Tech in today’s market and strategic decisions for law firms. Robert van Beemen, partner at Venturis Consulting Group and specialized in Legal Tech, Mark Kater (AKD), Erwin Bos (Simmons & Simmons), Johan Koggink (Van Benthem & Keulen) […]

Venturis Consulting Group and Elsevier – Family Law

Sabijn Dullaart, Partner at Venturis Consulting Group, discussed the current Family Law market with nine experts from Full-Service and Family Law firms during Elsevier’s Round Table. The Family Law practice in the Legal Sector has changed in the past years. The changes require a different way of working with other capabilities, a broader network of non-legal specialists and Legal Tech. Read the article […]

Relocation of EMA – The Dutch Legal Healthcare and Life Sciences Landscape

In 2019 the European Medicines Agency (EMA) moves to Amsterdam. An economic boost for the city of Amsterdam, almost 900 highly skilled employees, 36,000 visitors per year. What are the strategic challenges and opportunities for legal firms? In this market report Venturis Consulting Group investigates the current legal market regarding the Healthcare and Life Sciences sectors. […]

#UIA Congress – How Legal Tech affects the strategy and positioning of law firms

The Law Firms Forum of the #UIA organized a working session at their annual congress in Toronto about Legal Tech – The Impact of Technology on the Legal Profession. On behalf of Venturis Consulting Group, Robert van Beemen joined the discussion panel and gave a presentation about how Legal Tech affects the current strategy and […]

Venturis Consulting Group and Elsevier – Partnerships totally reversed

Lots of team spirit, wide career perspectives, flexible salaries and a continuous flow of evaluations. New generation lawyers bring a true revolution into the law firm sector. Sabijn Dullaart, Partner at Venturis Consulting Group, spoke with Elsevier about the next generation lawyers in the Legal Sector. Read the article (in Dutch). Download the file.

Venturis Consulting Group and Elsevier – Market changes in M&A

Together with the Dutch publisher Elsevier, Venturis Consulting Group organized a lunch about current changes in Merger and Acquisition Law Firms in the Netherlands. The advisory practice of M&A professionals changes a lot. The digitization of processes and the rise of new services causes a shift in the market conditions. Ten experts share their vision of their changing market. […]

Seminar: Strategic Profitability Management – Making the Numbers Work

21 November 2017 – Amsterdam
Milan (30/11)

Developments Benelux Corporate M&A market

On Wednesday 27 September Venturis Consulting Benelux and the weekly business publication Elsevier organised a seminar hosted by ABNAMRO in their head office in Amsterdam on the developments in the Benelux Corporate M&A market. In 2 sessions, 12 selected Dutch law firms discussed trends, the M&A future for the participating firms and the increasing segmentation […]

Venturis Consulting Group at the 55th AIJA Birthday Celebration

Friday 23 and
Saturday 24 June 2017
Amsterdam

Reinventing Performance Management and Partner Evaluation: a different approach

21 June 2017
4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Amsterdam

Venturis Consulting Group and Elsevier on the Dutch – German Law Firm relations

Together with the Dutch publisher Elsevier, the Venturis Consulting Group organized a seminar on the Dutch -German Law Firm relations in Amsterdam. Acoording to moderator Gerard Tanja, partner in the Amsterdam office of Venturis, it is – given the size and impact of the bilateral trade relations -, actually quite astonishing that German law firms […]

The importance of business intelligence to grow law firm performance

How law firms can turn business intelligence into a competitive advantage.

Benelux Law Firms face market challenges

Venturis Consulting Group hosted a seminar with representatives of several top Dutch firms in Amsterdam together with the weekly business magazine Elsevier.

Venturis Consulting Group advised Noerr on expansion in Poland

The Venturis team, consisting of Robert van Beemen, Daan Muntjewerf and Nastia Grishkova was led by Amsterdam-based partner Gerard Tanja

Dutch Boutique firms looking at the future

The Dutch weekly news magazine Elsevier invited 7 founding partners of boutique firms and Robert van Beemen, partner at Venturis, for a round table to discuss (international) market developments, innovation and entrepreneurship.

Formulating a sustainable strategy in an increasingly competitive legal market

On the 7th of April, in Milan, Gerard Tanja will held a lecture on competitive strategies for…

Building a winning position in the legal market, a strategic approach for law firms

On the 6th of April, in Milan, Gerard Tanja, partner of Venturis Consulting Group, will give a lecture about…

Big auditors are advancing in legal services

Deloitte and PWC have announced their return to the Dutch legal market.

Leadership for Lawyers

Rebecca Norman-Hochman (partner Paris office of Venturis Consulting Group) was consulting-editor and Gerard Tanja (partner Amsterdam office of Venturis Consulting Group) contributor for the book on “Leadership for Lawyers” on behalf of the International Bar Association

Interview: High Impact Developments in the Dutch Legal Market

Gerard Tanja, partner in the Amsterdam office of Venturis Consulting Group was interviewed by the Dutch Legal Magazine Growth Quarterly (p.13-19) about the most pressing challenges for law firms and high impact developments in the Dutch legal market in 2015/16.

Firm that want to emerge must have a strategy on German market

Gerard Tanja, partner in the Amsterdam office of Venturis Consulting, commented on the relations between Dutch and German law firms

Richting Gouden Zandloper: “Advocatuur moet meer investeren in business development”

by Gerard Tanja Read the article: download the file

Changing ‘Rules of the Game’: which independent Benelux Law Firms will take up the Challenge?

by Gerard Tanja and David Temporal Since the financial crisis of 2008 various firms have been confronted with reduced fee growth and lower levels of profitability. The next few years do not look any better with the sovereign debt crisis, slow economic growth and continued pressure from clients for better value for money. It is […]

Middelgroot Brits kantoor ziet nog ruimte op de Nederlandse markt

from Financieel Dagblad by Gerard Tanja Read the articole: download the file

“Collegialiteit” betekent differentiatie: partnercompensatie anno 2013

By Daan Muntjewerf and Gerard Tanja Read the article: download the PDF