Finance leaderssupplements|September 2016
Kayli Olson talks to leaders in law firm finance about how their worlds are changing and what the future might hold
Firms should tailor finance management choices to the business process involved, says Chris Labrey at Econocom
Bird & Bird is using MatterWorks from Aderant to get the firm paying closer attention to consistent profit, says Peter Wallbank
It doesn’t get much more fundamental to business than finance management – and so it’s high time Briefing took another deep dive into this function.
Of course, the fundamentals of the discipline don’t really change – good financial hygiene means forecasting accurately and getting the bills paid in a timely fashion … preferably in full. Meanhile ‘cash is king’ is a perennial management cliché that may provoke a few eye rolls for very good reason.
THE FINE ART OF FINANCE
It’s time for firms to focus on an uncertain future once more. From pricing to reporting, that calls for some serious finance management power
FINANCING THE FUTURE
Industry interview: Law firms need to learn from their clients and demand more flexible ways to operate, says Econocom’s Chris Labrey
BENEFITS OF EXPERTISE
Bird & Bird is building more consistent profitability, with software from Aderant key to many pieces of the puzzle, says Peter Wallbank