The unsung heroes
Despite mechanical and logistical headaches and the prospect of redundancies in the IT team, a merger can be a time when the importance of a firm's IT department is at its highest level, writes Kieran Flatt
Managing the mechanics, logistics and cultural issues of a merger is one of the key skills sets for any law firm IT director. And many people who manage legal IT departments have been in the job long enough to have experienced the turmoil and the processes that are set in place when two partnerships consider joining forces.
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