There’s plenty of scope for growth if firms prove their cross-border worth and work on pricing and service delivery, explains Jim Leason

As 2021 progresses and we take stock of the year that has just passed, it’s clear that the legal sector has overcome many of the challenges that it faced in 2020. But the challenges beyond do not get any simpler.

At the start of 2020, completion of the Brexit transition period seemed to be the main challenge and opportunity facing the legal industry in Europe. It soon became clear that a second, and eventually bigger, challenge was rapidly emerging. Not only did covid-19 bring about widespread change in the way all organisations function, but it has also created the most challenging economic environment for some time.

Winning market share

These economic and operational pressures have caused many o...

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