DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary set itself a challenge after the three-way merger last year - to tackle the many issues that senior managers at the new, much enlarged firm will face - over the course of a week's intensive learning. Nigel Knowles sets out the firm's approach to management
Providing the right framework of management for newly-merged, global firms is one of the biggest challenges that faces law firms such as DLA Piper Rud-nick Gray Cary. Following the three-way merger in 2005, it should come as no surprise that rapid integration was seen as a top priority. Early on in the merger negotiations, the senior management team recognised the need to align the future leaders of the firm towards a common goal and then equip them with the necessary management skills in order to achieve it.
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