Strategy & Management: International relations
The management of an international law firm is a delicate matter, particularly in a partnership structure. How can the management of multinational law firms retain control and provide strategic direction while remaining sensitive to local cultures and issues? Tony Williams explains
When looking at international law firms and in particular international mergers, two issues spring to mind: the management structure and the remuneration system. Although these are important issues in many respects they are a proxy for the wider issue: what do the partners expect to contribute to and get out of being part of an international firm?
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