On Law Firm ILN-telligence, host Lindsay Griffiths interviews International Lawyers Network member firm lawyers to discuss the challenges of running a law firm and practice in today's marketplace, the opportunities that lie ahead, and everything in between.
Joe Mittag is a partner with OMF Otto Mittag & Partner, a law firm in Germany and a member of the International Lawyers Network. In this episode, Lindsay and Joe talk about how Germany's handling of the pandemic has allowed them to open up after a three-week quarantine, considering clients as part of your firm's team, and a theme for many of our firms, the importance of communication.
Melissa Kano is a partner with KLA - Koury Lopes Advogados, a law firm in Brazil and a member of the International Lawyers Network. In this episode, Lindsay talks to Melissa about why collaboration is so essential during a pandemic, how working remotely may last longer than the quarantine, and why it's essential to focus on what your clients need at the moment.
Selena She is a partner with Llinks Law Offices in Shanghai, China, and a member of the International Lawyers Network. In this episode, Lindsay and Selena talk about what it's like to return to work following a quarantine and some excellent tips for how lawyers can stay busy and promote their practices during lockdown.
Pavla Kopeckova Prikrylova is a partner with PETERKA & Partners, a Central and Eastern European Law Firm, as well as the chair of the International Lawyers Network. In this episode, Lindsay and Pavla discuss why it is more essential than ever for lawyers to be true business advisors for their clients, what the rule of law means in a post-Communist country, and the benefits of working for an agile mid-sized firm when facing a pandemic.
Attilio Ferrari is a partner with FPB Legal in Milan, Italy and a member of the International Lawyers Network. In this episode, Lindsay and Attilio discuss emphasizing being a trusted partner over business development, the importance of communication, and how no one is really "smart working" at the moment.
Michael Slan is the managing partner of Fogler Rubinoff LLP in Toronto, Canada, and a member of the International Lawyers Network. In this episode, Lindsay has a candid conversation with Michael about the importance of communication in this time of pandemic, why deep cuts may not be the best cuts, and what leadership looks like in the face of market downturns and global lockdowns.
Pal Jalsovszky is the managing partner of Jalsovszky Law Firm in Budapest, Hungary and a member firm of the International Lawyers Network. In this episode, Lindsay talks to Pal about the importance of communication during this time of pandemic (both with colleagues and clients), why this is a marathon, and not a sprint, and best practices for managing a law firm in uncertain times.
Host Lindsay Griffiths invites International Lawyers Network member firm lawyers to join her in conversation to talk about the challenges facing midsize law firms today, ranging from lessons learned from managing a firm and a practice in a pandemic to building business during challenging times. Join Lindsay and her legal guests as they do a deep dive into what's keeping them up at night and share their best practices.