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Building a presence for international firms

Partner and Head of Growth Julia Hepner explains how international firms looking to attract instructions from UK / US firms with a London presence can promote and grow their profile. I work with international firms helping them to build both their profile and network in the UK to lead to growth...


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Please, let’s stop the “Woman-Washing” on International Women’s Day

Partner Katherine Howbrook explains why firms need to wary of their messaging around International Women's Day. Another year, another International Women’s Day, and all the “look at all the amazing women we have working at our firm” posts start rolling through our LinkedIn feeds. Communications teams across the country start getting an...


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Crisis PR: check the facts first

CEO Melissa Davis discusses communications lessons to be learned from the Post Office Horizon scandal. You might not be receiving post every day where you are – and perhaps when it comes it’s fully made up of late Christmas cards. But right now the Post Office Horizon scandal is delivering more...


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Mentoring: how we can positively influence the lives of others

Partner and Head of Growth Julia Hepner shares her mentoring story and explains how it benefits both parties  January is officially Mentoring Month; the purpose being to raise awareness about the power and impact of mentoring, positively influencing the lives of others. Mentoring is giving as much or as little as...


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Finding the perfect balance

Donna Black shares her story about how, after years of compromise, she has found the right balance with her work set-up. I really miss the hours I spent in the car every day commuting to and from the office. Wasn’t it great when yet another set of road works popped up...


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The superpower of data: harnessing the new oil

Last month at the IBA annual conference in Paris, Partner and Head of PR Katherine Howbrook took part in the ‘BD Superpowers and how to harness them’ panel session to discuss data-driven thought leadership. Joining Charlotte Ford, Senior Manager of International BD, Strategy & Relationships at Charles Russell Speechlys, Eve Starks,...


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Resilience webinar: How to overcome obstacles and achieve goals

How can you build resilience to overcome obstacles and achieve goals? Our most recent webinar, the first in our revamped resilience series, examined this issue with expert insight from the cast of the original session. Launched in 2021 during the pandemic, our series looked at emotional wellbeing, shame, perfectionism and addiction,...


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White papers – go deep, go long

Director of Content Anthony Notaras discusses how law firms should embrace data driven white papers as a key part of their content strategy, particularly if they look beyond the law. Our attention spans might be shorter than they once were, but for law firm thought leadership, a deep and data-backed dive...


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Pro Bono Week 2023: why it’s important to use your skills for the greater good

Our CEO Melissa Davis looks at why pro bono work is an essential part of your firm’s business strategy. UK Pro Bono Week 2023 is coming to an end, with many firms shining a light on the voluntary work they do in the legal profession. But why would you want...


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Social media for barristers: Digital Director Emma Maule quoted in The Times

Digital and Content Director Emma Maule has been quoted in an article in The Times, on the Bar Standard Board’s new guidance for barristers using social media. The article, written by leading legal journalist Catherine Baksi, highlights that there has been a steep increase in complaints to the regulator about social...