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Getting Law Firm Mergers Right: In-Person PPA Event – 29 November 2023

We are delighted to share with you the recording of the recent Professional Practices Alliance webinar, Moving The ESG Needle For Law Firms – Deciding What Matters And What Can Be Achieved, in which our expert panel discuss how professional practices priorities are shifting regarding ESG.  In this webinar, our chair Andrew Pavlovic, (CM Murray LLP), Rob Millard (Cambridge […]

Non-contentious partnership law specialist Zulon Begum, Partner at CM Murray LLP, recently joined Robert Bata, Founder and Principal of WarwickPlace Legal, LLC and Murray Coffey, Founder of M Coffey LLC, for their podcast GMT: The Podcast For Globally Minded Law Firm Leaders, to discuss law firm mergers, international expansion and provide an overview of recent market trends. In this podcast episode, Zulon, Robert and […]

We are delighted to share with you the recording of the recent Professional Practices Alliance webinar, ‘Show me the Money! Shaping a Dynamic and Flexible Profit Sharing System to Smooth the Bumpy Road of Succession‘, in which our expert panel discuss profit sharing systems. In this webinar, you can hear from guest speaker Jonathan Blair (Womble Bond Dickinson), chair Zulon Begum, (CM […]

Moving the ESG needle for law firms: deciding what matters and what can be achieved: PPA Webinar – Tuesday, 18 July 2023, 9.00 am – 10.00 am BST

We are delighted to present this podcast focusing on trends in international law firm expansion, with Partners Corinne Staves and Zulon Begum and special guest, Robert Bata, Founder and Principal of WarwickPlace Legal. In this detailed Q&A led by Corinne, with leading experts Robert and Zulon, the fascinating and wide-ranging discussion covers (among other things): Recent trends in law firm international expansion Liberalisation […]

Show Me The Money! Shaping a dynamic and flexible profit sharing system to smooth the bumpy road of succession: Tuesday, 13 June 2023, 9.00 am – 10.00 am BST

We are delighted to welcome Alex Conway, tax partner at Crowe, as a guest speaker for this discussion on Basis Period Reform changes. In this discussion, Alex along with Partners Corinne Staves and Zulon Begum, demystify the basis period reform changes and outline the practical implications for partners and firms. In this wide-ranging discussion, they explore: The increased cash pressures on […]

Following today’s Budget (15/03/2023), we have put together the top 5 takeaways for professional services firms from a legal and practical perspective. Headline corporation tax increasing to 25%. Low corporation tax rates have been cited as a reason for professional firms choosing a company structure over an LLP. This higher tax rate shifts this balance. Firms […]

The primary assets (and therefore value) of a law firm (knowledge, experience and reputation) are usually inextricably linked with its people (both partners and employees). ‘People’ will usually be at the heart of any merger and it is vital that firms have a clear strategy and plan to deal with issues relating to their partners […]