Legal Sector Lowdown

The lowdown on the legal sector: A series of articles discussing key issues and opportunities for the legal sector, from expanding overseas to investing in innovative technologies.


The environment in which law firms operate is rapidly evolving to meet the changing demands of clients. Change encompasses a number of factors - changes in client expectations, in the culture of firms, the continuing trend towards consolidation within the sector, and the rapid changes being brought about by artificial intelligence and other technologies.

We have created a range of articles and illustrations to help law firms tackle some of the key issues and opportunities within the sector.

Insights into a changing market for professional services


The art of managing a successful turnaround

Restructuring a struggling law firm can be a huge undertaking but what is the best advice to avoid an insolvent situation?

Managing a successful turnaround (PDF 904KB)


The end of the panel review

How Barclays is turning its back on the more traditional legal panel review process and moving to a more sophisticated relationship model.

The end of the panel review (PDF 1.7MB)


Future-proofing the workplace

Why professional services firms are rethinking office space.  

Future-proofing the workplace (PDF 696KB)



Intelligent growth for architects

How architects can build strategies for expansion.

Intelligent growth for architects (PDF 1.7MB)

Professional Services Conference Insight

View our Illustration of the legal market and business outlook for the sector.

Professional Services Illustration (PDF 9.8MB)