Pricing – Raise our prices? Are you crazy?

Why would a firm seek to raise prices in this dog-eat-dog world? When one in four choose their lawyer on price and price alone, where’s the mileage in exploring raising prices?

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Burcher Jennings applies some Budget Intelligence

Burcher Jennings has unveiled a costs budgeting solution for law firms.  Burcher Jennings Budget Intelligence uses proven software to produce accurate, Form H compliant budgets, but requires no new IT investment or systems training for law firm staff. 

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Costs – the professor meets the practitioners

As part of a costs roadshow, some law firms have received a surprise visit from Professor Dominic Regan, of City Law School, costs reform advisor to Lord Justice Jackson. Here’s Dominic’s thoughts on his recent visit to Kent firm Thomson Snell and Passmore alongside those of his presenting partner, Burcher Jennings civil costs expert Rob Parness.

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So, You’re Going To Nail This Pricing Business in 2015?

The road to hell is, so the saying goes, paved with good intentions. Firms often know that pricing is something that they need to address, or at least would benefit from addressing but aren’t quite sure where to start. 

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Fees - Are Clients Part of the Problem or Part of the Solution?

Ask any private-practice lawyer and they will tell you that clients frequently aggravate their costs through their own conduct. The result is costs that are higher than they could or should have been, a disgruntled client and almost inevitably, some sort of write-off or other concession. 

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