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Corporate Comms: Keeping in front of the downturn

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I was fortunate enough to recently enjoy two weeks’ holiday and equally lucky to visit the West Coast of the US, which is home to my extended family.  While endeavouring…

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Quickfire Conversation: A bitesize overview of the evolution of legal communications

Quickfire Conversation: A bitesize overview of the evolution of legal communications 2560 1693 Ben Girdlestone

As we continue Byfield’s 15th anniversary celebrations, Director Ben Girdlestone and Associate Director Beth Durkin reflect on how corporate communications has evolved in the legal sector over that time. (Two…

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A Little Bite of the Big Apple

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I’m lucky enough to be in New York this week meeting our US clients, PR agencies and some of the other firms we know.  Jet lag is a funny thing…

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New Money Will Up the Stakes for Law Firm Communications

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In September last year, the partners at Mishcon de Reya  voted to float  the firm on the London Stock Exchange – one of the most significant pieces of news in…

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Why Poverty Needs to Move Closer the Top of Law Firms’ ESG Agendas

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As I did my usual Monday morning trawl of the business pages this morning I was struck by one story in particular.   A hard hitting report by the Social Market…

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Judgment coverage: there’s no disputing the challenge

Judgment coverage: there’s no disputing the challenge

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Earlier this month, The UK’s Supreme Court ruled in favour of Google in a landmark case. Richard Lloyd, a former director of Which?

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Legal Tech: time to reshape the narrative

Legal Tech: time to reshape the narrative

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Last week’s successful Legal Geek conference drew many people’s focus again to Legal Tech.  It followed the IPOs in the summer of LegalZoom and Intapp, which confirmed that legal tech…

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Why content will be key to winning work and retaining talent in 2022

Why Content Will Be Key to Winning Work and Retaining Talent in 2022

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Why content will be key to winning work and retaining talent in 2022 Leading law firms have performed well financially during the pandemic – often with double-digit top and bottom…

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Surveying the Scene

Surveying the Scene

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Central London certainly felt busier last week, the queues for coffee and sandwiches in Pret and M&S were longer and the tube on my commute was standing room only. However,…

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Following the Party Line

Following the Party line

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As debate intensifies around mandated vaccines for employees, Byfield Director Ben Girdlestone considers how firms are tackling communication challenges around the return to work, particularly in respect to following government…

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