A Practical Handbook for Lawyers
Consulting editor(s): Stephen Revell, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, on behalf of the International Bar Association
This practical guide, edited by Stephen Revell at Freshfields, takes readers through the tools and skills needed to implement effective business development, including the importance of good communications and public relations. It addresses the prominence of the client perspective and looks at the regulation and ethics behind business development and what the future of business development looks like. It also answers the questions – can you teach business development and can lawyers sell?
Publication date: Feb 2016
Length: 240 pages
Doing Business in the BRICS
A Practical Legal Handbook
Consulting editor(s): Ravi Nath, Rajinder Narain & Co
This book, featuring a Preface by Jim O'Neill of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, provides an overview of the BRICS nations. Each chapter is authored by experienced lawyers, who provide insights on demography, political and legal systems (including investment regulations, competition policies, IP laws, taxation and labour laws) in a clear and comprehensive manner. The book serves as a preliminary and practical guide for lawyers, investors, corporations and entrepreneurs regarding the mode and methods of doing business in these jurisdictions.
Publication date: Dec 2012
Length: 280 pages
Enforcement of Investment Treaty Arbitration Awards
A Global Guide
Consulting editor(s): Julien Fouret
This title provides both substantive analysis of recurring issues at the enforcement stage of awards and practical perspectives on how to enforce an award based on investment treaties. It explores enforcement issues ranging from the specificities of the ICSID mechanism to the enforcement of interim relief and the issues of sovereign immunity and state entities; and addresses the means to enforce these types of award in practice. Valuable jurisdiction-specific information is provided for over 25 states, including coverage of the applicable international and domestic legal frameworks and reviews of the most recent practices.
Publication date: Feb 2015
Length: 560 pages
General Counsel in the 21st Century
Challenges and Opportunities
Consulting editor(s): Christoph H Vaagt and Wolf Peter Gross on behalf of the International Bar Association
This unique new handbook, produced in association with the International Bar Association, includes chapters by leading experts on a diverse range of topics, explaining how legal departments can best support the businesses they serve, devise astute legal strategies, collaborate with other departments to optimum effect and source the skill sets they need, among other things. The consulting editors, Chris Vaagt and Wolf Peter Gross, have both been advisers to legal departments since 1997.
Publication date: Sep 2015
Length: 226 pages
Good Governance in Law Firms
A Strategic Approach to Executive Decision Making and Management Structures
Consulting editor(s): Norman K Clark on behalf of the International Bar Association
How can good governance help law firm owners to make better decisions? How can governance incorporate management information and concepts of risk management into the decision-making process? The fourth in this popular series on the business of law, published in association with the International Bar Association, the book concludes with an examination of emerging trends that will shape law firm governance in the future.
Publication date: Apr 2014
Length: 234 pages
Law Firm Strategies for the 21st Century
Strategies for Success
Consulting editor(s): Christoph H Vaagt on behalf of the International Bar Association
Published in association with the Law Firm Management Committee of the International Bar Association, this practical title is the first in Globe Law and Business’s series on the business of law dedicated to exploring strategic development in law firms. It includes contributions from leading academics, consultants and law firm partners who share their insights and experience in strategy development and management.
Publication date: Dec 2013
Length: 252 pages
Leadership for Lawyers
Essential Leadership Strategies for Law Firm Success
Consulting editor(s): Rebecca Normand-Hochman; Advisory editor: Heidi Gardner on behalf of the International Bar Association;
This practical handbook, coordinated by Rebecca Normand-Hochman and Professor Heidi K Gardner on behalf of the International Bar Association, explores the crucial elements of leadership in today’s legal practice. Featuring chapters by prominent experts in the field, the topics covered include leading partners to collaboration, hiring leaders, leading the Millennial generation, learning to lead, leadership succession, and much more.
Publication date: Sep 2015
Length: 180 pages
Managing Talent for Success
Talent Development in Law Firms
Consulting editor(s): Rebecca Normand-Hochman on behalf of The International Bar Association
This practical handbook explores the various elements required to manage talent effectively. It illustrates how law firms can significantly increase the performance, engagement and retention of their lawyers by giving them the tools to develop and to support the development of others. It also describes the need to align HR and law firm strategy through talent management, and to adapt leadership and talent management best practices to law firm structures and challenges.
Publication date: Sep 2013
Length: 204 pages
The Business of Law
Strategies for Success
Consulting editor(s): The International Bar Association
This high-level title, published in conjunction with the International Bar Association (IBA), brings together the expertise of IBA members and experienced practitioners to produce a practical guide to law firm management and building a successful business.
Publication date: Mar 2012
Length: 173 pages
The Rule of Law in the 21st Century
A Worldwide Perspective
Author(s): Professor Robert A Stein and Justice Richard J Goldstone
The rule of law is sometimes expressed as ‘no person is above the law’. But what does the rule of law mean in the context of 21st century issues and challenges? Professor Robert A Stein and Justice Richard J Goldstone are the distinguished editors and authors of The Rule of Law in the 21st Century. Joining Stein and Goldstone is an array of internationally distinguished leaders of the legal profession (including US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Paul Volcker, former Chairman of the Federal Reserve) to explore the meaning of the rule of law today in a variety of circumstances.
Publication date: Nov 2015
Length: 214 pages
World Trade Law in Practice
Author(s): Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger, Markus W. Gehring and Jarrod Hepburn
In the context of growing international trade flows and frequent media references to topical trade-related issues, this practical handbook explains how international trade law actually works in practice and how practising lawyers can use trade law to advance the cases of their clients.
Publication date: Jan 2007
Length: 295 pages