Cyber resilience consultant Simone Herbert-Lowe explains how to prevent and respond to cyber threats. Three key takeaways are: • consider using audit teams to check cybersecurity compliance after major projects • develop more comprehensive plans to protect sensitive client information • discuss in advance your firm’s stance on paying ransoms if cyber extortion occurs.
Australasian Law Management Journal
Law Squared’s Demetrio Zema provides a series of actions that all law firm leaders should be taking to respond to cybersecurity threats and protect the privacy and data of firms and their clients.
Baker McKenzie’s Mark Andrews explains why firms that are seeking to protect their data need to have a better understanding of just what they are attempting to safeguard.
Leadership expert Daljit Singh provides a 5-step strategy to use talent conversations to improve the career fulfillment of employees and, at the same time, improve performance outcomes for law firms.
Q&A: Danielle Snell – “I’d like for Elit Lawyers to lead in the sector as a boutique law firm that is highly tech savvy and modern in its approach.”
In our latest Q&A, Elit Lawyers by McGirr & Snell co-founder Danielle Snell discusses her passion for litigation, how technology allows her firm to compete with the big players – and why fee transparency is so critical in litigation.
Q&A: Melissa Barlas – “I live by the adage, ‘If you're really good to people, they’ll be good to you.”
In our latest Q&A, Conveyed founder and director Melissa Barlas explains how a family passion for the property market has morphed into a successful legal career – and why it pays to be good to people around you.
Trish Carroll believes major law firms could be the next target for criticism over government consulting work – an issue that has caused a reputational crisis for some of the big four accounting firms.
Q&A: Anthony Bekker – “We look for people with high emotional intelligence and who are pragmatic problem-solvers”
In our latest Q&A, Biztech Lawyers founder Anthony Bekker discusses the value that an entrepreneurial background and a global mindset can bring to modern law firms – and why AI and other technology can be invaluable if the right guard rails are in place.