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Dr George Beaton is executive chairman of Beaton Research + Consulting, a Sydney and Melbourne-based professional services consultancy

BOOKSHELF | THE FUTURE OF LAW

Book Review: Tomorrow's Naked Lawyer

A glimpse into the future and some legal reinvigoration is what is on offer to the reader of 'Tomorrow's Naked Lawyer', says law firm guru....

BLOG MANAGEMENT SPEAK | FUTURE OF LAW

The Future of Law: What the new world looks like

The legal services landscape in the 2020s will look very different - attractive for some players, very difficult for others, says Dr George Beaton....

BLOG MANAGEMENT SPEAK | NEWLAW

Dispatch from New York on NewLaw

Profits are disappearing for law firms as they struggle to maintain revenues, says Dr George Beaton.....

BLOG MANAGEMENT SPEAK | LAW FIRM PRACTICE

Spotting a NewLaw firm

In today's rapidly changing legal landscape it's becoming easier to spot a NewLaw firm, says George Beaton of Beaton Capital.....

BLOG GLOBAL VIEW | LAW FIRM PRACTICE

The last days of the BigLaw model

The end is nigh for BigLaw, according to Dr George Beaton and Eric Chin.....

BLOG MANAGEMENT SPEAK | LAW FIRM PRACTICE

Future Shock: Which law firms will survive?

Disorientation is widespread amongst law firms as they seek to prioritise options in a choppy and changing marketplace. Which ones will survive, asks ....

BLOG MANAGEMENT SPEAK | MANAGEMENT

Online delivery threat to law firm profits

Lawyers are ill-prepared for the massive changes engulfing the practice of law, says George Beaton.....

BLOG MANAGEMENT SPEAK | STRATEGY

Can Darwin help law firms?

The good times are over and only the adaptable will survive, says George Beaton.....

MANAGEMENT SPEAK | LAW FIRM STRUCTURES

Three with a difference

Client pressure and regulatory earthquakes are forcing law firms to change or die. But a trio of innovators in Australia is fronting up to the future....

BLOG MANAGEMENT SPEAK | PROFITS

Law of supply and demand is biting at BigLaw

Law firms need to wake up and smell the coffee on their declining marketplace before it's too late....

BLOG MANAGEMENT SPEAK | MANAGEMENT

The $10 billion law firm

George Beaton muses over the rise of the $10bn (yes, ten) billion law firms within 10 years....

BLOG MANAGEMENT SPEAK | SURVEYS

League table love affairs lead to trouble

While moving up the league tables massages partners' egos it does little for clients, the raison d'ĂȘtre for being in business, argues George B....

BLOG MANAGEMENT SPEAK | THE BUSINESS OF LAW

The business of law: adapt or fade

Law firms across the world are facing a major challenge as the market changes. Dr George Beaton in his first 'Business of Law' blog discusses ....

 

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