Putting IT to the board
Beachcroft Wansbroughs has seen a reversal in its fortunes after imposing a corporate management structure on the practice. Kieran Flatt asks the firm's IT director Jeffrey Ng how the new structure has impacted on IT decisions
It is often said by management consultants, business process engineers and senior IT staff working in the legal profession that law firms should adopt a more “corporate” management structure – not least in the pages of this magazine. This, the pundits claim, would create more of a synergy between firms and their clients; it would make the firms generally more efficient and it would increase the positive impact that technology can deliver.
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