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  • ‘THEY TRADE ON THEIR GOOD NAME AND OVERCHARGE’ – WHY SOME FIRMS FALL SHORT OF THE STANDARDS GCs EXPECT

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    “There is ongoing pressure to provide a high-quality, cost-effective legal service for our clients – o challenge is continually to strive to deliver that service and to take advantage of the opportunities that arise if we achieve that.”
    The words of David Wittman, practice partner at Slaughter and May. In speaking for his firm, he encapsulates the central task facing lawyers everywhere. The only lacuna is that law firm clients are increasingly taking advantage of much greater choice in the type, location and delivery methods offered by assorted legal service providers, both traditional and alternative.