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IBB Solicitors to merge with Turbervilles Solicitors

06 Dec 2017

IBB Solicitors is merging with an Uxbridge business in order to cement its position in the Buckinghamshire legal market. 

The merger between Iliffes Booth Bennett (IBB) Solicitors and Turbervilles Solicitors will complete on 1 January 2018.

 

Eversheds Sutherland International names first-ever female chair

05 Dec 2017

Eversheds Sutherland International names first-ever female chair 

Eversheds Sutherland International has appointed its first ever female global chair, after partners voted for financial services head Pamela Thompson to replace Paul Smith next year.

 

Nisus Consulting’s Rob Jackson to join Allen & Overy

05 Dec 2017

Nisus Consulting’s Rob Jackson to join Allen & Overy

 

After two years at Nisus Consulting, Rob Jackson has joined the Client Listening team at Allen & Overy. Having previously led many independent research projects on behalf of Nisus’ clients, the team wishes Rob the best of luck in his new role at A&O

 

Women in FinTech Power List 2017

17 Nov 2017

We are delighted to announce that Isha Chander, Sector Manager Financial Services at Addleshaw Goddard LLP was listed in the Women in FinTech Power List 2017.  The list is launched by Innovate Finance, the leading trade body for FinTech. This is a huge achievement for Isha to be recognised in this way and should be warmly congratulated!

 

PSMG Annual Conference – Exhibitors Announced

10 Nov 2017

We are delighted to announce and welcome back many of our long term supporters as Exhibitors at this year’s annual conference on 22nd November.

Why not join us to find out from the leaders in their field the insights they can provide to help us in our quest to stay ahead position ourselves as agents of change with our firms.

 

PSMG Annual Conference – Sponsors Announced

10 Nov 2017

We would like to thank Concep, Enable and Passle for their tremendous support in being our three exclusive sponsors at this year’s annual conference on 22nd November.   We are delighted to be working with them, once again, and are proud to be associated with them.   You will also be able to meet with them in the Exhibition Hall where you can access their wealth of experience and knowledge as they help us to understand the changing world in which we are now moving.

 

Blue Legal launches in The US with the opening of a New York Office

02 Nov 2017

UK based recruitment firm Blue Legal has launched its first overseas office in New York. Blue Legal said the US operation is an extension of its European and Asia presence to support its longstanding service to global clients. 

 

asb law announces strategic alliance with Elevate

02 Nov 2017

asb law announces strategic alliance with Elevate to deliver world-class legal consultancy, technology and services to clients.                                      

asb law, a law and consultancy firm leading innovation in legal services, today announced a strategic alliance with the law company, Elevate.  

“Providing high quality legal advice is no longer enough to satisfy the discerning needs of buyers of legal services”, said Andrew Clinton, Managing Partner of asb law. “Our research clearly showed there was a need from progressive in-house legal departments for market insight and consulting capabilities to help those departments design and deliver more effective ways of operating.

 

Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Awards 2017

09 Oct 2017

We are delighted to announce that Addleshaw Goddard, who are presenting a workshop at the PSMG Annual Conference on 22nd November, have been ranked as 'standout' and came second in the 'Supporting Start-ups' category for AG Elevate, their FinTech programme, at the Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Awards 2017.

 

PSMG Jersey event to focus on digital and social selling

27 Sep 2017

Digital and social selling is the theme for the first event of the Professional Services Marketing Group (PSMG), Jersey.

Featuring case studies from HSBC and Visit Jersey, as well as a presentation by UK-based experts, Digital Leadership Associates, it will explore current trends and best practice in digital marketing and social selling.

"Delivering Digital: How to survive and thrive in the Information Age" is being held at the Freedom Centre, Bath Street on Wednesday October 11th from 4pm to 7pm.

 

PSMG launches in Jersey!

05 Sep 2017

A new PSMG marketing group has launched in Jersey focusing on the professional services industry. 

The ‘Professional Services Marketing Group (PSMG), Jersey’ has been formed by a number of the island’s senior marketers to exchange ideas, share best practice, collaborate on projects and advance the reputation of the profession locally. 

It is an affiliate group of the PSMG in London, an independent and forward-thinking partnership set-up almost 30 years ago to focus on educating, training and empowering all those in marketing and business development. 

PSMG Jersey will host a number of events throughout the year, beginning with a launch event on Wednesday October 11th. Featuring case studies from HSBC and Visit Jersey, as well as a presentation by Digital Leadership Associates, it will explore current trends and best practice in digital marketing and social selling. 

PSMG Jersey co-founder Martyn White, Head of Corporate Marketing and Business Development at Carey Olsen, said the idea for the group had been embraced by Jersey’s senior marketers from businesses such as Carey Olsen, Equiom, Jersey Finance, Sanne, JTC, Aztec, HSBC and many others.

 

The Kenya Cup Charity Football Tournament

04 Jul 2017

Rainmakers UK are partnering with Glad’s House to host a charity 5-a-side football tournament at Powerleague Shoreditch. Come and showcase your footballing skills and confirm your organisation's position as best the 5-aside team in the capital!

 

PSMG research: law firm marketing teams benefit from KWM Europe collapse

06 Jun 2017

The London offices of numerous leading law firms have hired marketing professionals caught up in the failure of King & Wood Mallesons’ (KWM) European operations, which went into administration on 17 January this year. 

Research undertaken by the PSMG Magazine reveals that rival law firms hiring former KWM marketers in recent months include Addleshaw Goddard, Baker McKenzie, DWF, Eversheds Sutherland, Linklaters, Herbert Smith Freehills, Slaughter and May and Taylor Wessing – to name but a few.

 

 

Team Somaliland triumphs in Play 2 Remember Tournament

06 Jun 2017

Team Somaliland, a team lead by Duncan Lewis solicitor Ahmed Aydeed, triumphed in the Play 2 Remember 5-a-side football tournament, held earlier this month in London. 

The annual Play 2 Remember tournament is timed to coincide with the 100 days of remembrance for the 1994 Rwandan genocide against the Tutsi, as well as the UN International Day of Sport for Development and Peace. Play 2 Remember is organised by Football for Hope, Peace and Unity (FPHU), the PSMG’s chosen charity for 2017. FPHU is overseen by the former goalkeeper of the Rwanda national football team, Eric Eugene Murangwa.

 

 

New LMA survey published

06 Jun 2017

Cross-selling to existing clients is the most important goal of law firm business developers and marketers in 2017, according to a new survey of US-based marketing professionals. The survey, Aligning marketing and business development resources for law firm growth , was undertaken by Bloomberg Law® and the Legal Marketing Association, the PSMG’s US affiliate.

Free copy available.

 

 

 

PSMG duo publish strategic tendering book

06 Jun 2017

PSMG members Matthew Fuller and Tim Nightingale have published a new book, Strategic tendering for professional services: win more, lose less . The book is intended to offer end-to end best practice on the pitching process, covering everything from which requests for proposals to respond to, to the all-important face-to-face presentation, through to post-pitch follow up.

The book is published by Kogan Page, costs £29.99, and is available direct or via Amazon.

 

 

Gateley appoint Connect

06 Jun 2017

Gateley, the AIM legal services provider, has appointed Connect, a Midlands-based agency, to manage all of the firm’s marketing and communications work.

 

Weightmans appont communications agency Citypress

06 Jun 2017

National law firm Weightmans has appointed communications agency Citypress to handle the firm’s PR. The appointments followed a competitive tender that saw the law firm consolidate its existing regional and national briefs under a single agency.

 

ORCL: don’t over-declare – or exaggerate – your lobbying role

06 Jun 2017

The head of the Office the Registrar of Consultant Lobbyists (ORCL) has called on organisations involved in lobbying – including professional service firms – not to overdeclare their involvement in the process, where no direct communications with key government representatives has occurred.

 

Reed Smith is rolling out Enable’s PitchPerfect solution

06 Jun 2017

Reed Smith is rolling out Enable’s PitchPerfect solution, which allows users to create pitch documents within Word or PowerPoint via pre-populated templates

 

ROI on law firm marketing expenditure still elusive, study finds

22 May 2017

Latest research finds that Marketing & Business Development (BD) Directors and CMOs at the world’s leading law firms are not confident that they can demonstrate a return on their firms’ investment in marketing and BD.

The 2017 Law Firm Marketing Operations Index, conducted by consulting firms Totum Partners and Calibrate Legal, surveyed marketing leaders, including Marketing and BD Directors and CMOs, at the largest law firms in the UK, United States and Canada.

 

Strategic tendering for professional services: win more, lose less

03 May 2017

Anyone who works within the business development function of a professional service firm will know that tendering is one of the highest-pressure activities that comes with the role. A new book by Matthew Fuller and Tim Nightingale may help make overseeing this process a little less fraught.

Michael Graham of Oxera Consulting LLP very kindly agreed to review this new book on behalf of PSMG.

PSMG members can obtain a discount on the purchase price of "Strategic tendering for professional services: win more, lose less". You won't be disappointed!

 

Beverly Landais joins the Trusted Coach directory

24 Apr 2017

Beverly Landais is delighted to announce that she has been accepted to join the Trusted Coach directory as a Founder Member.  

Finding a professional coach is difficult when anyone can call themselves a ‘coach’. There are many types of coach; Executive, Leadership, Confidence, Relationship, Life, Career, Performance, Business Coach etc. This makes it challenging to find someone who has the right skills, qualifications and can demonstrate tangible results in the area you would like to develop.

 

Football for Hope, Peace and Unity - 5-A-Side Football Tournament London Play2Remember – 1st April 2017

01 Mar 2017

London Play2Remember is an annual 5-a-side football tournament with a social goal: promoting reconciliation and togetherness through sport.

Established in 2014 by Football for Hope, Peace and Unity (FHPU), PSMG’s chosen Charity, and in collaboration with several community outreach groups, London Play2Remember provides a chance for survivors of genocide and mass atrocities, as well as their supporters, to get together in a spirit of commemoration and hope.

London Play2Remember takes place on the first weekend of April to coincide with the international day of remembrance for the 1994 genocide in Rwanda on 7 April and the United Nations International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) on 6 April.

The event is open to men, women and mixed teams. 

Please join as a team or individual player (you will be allocated to a team) to play on the day, or as a spectator to watch the fun and support our cause. The event is not for profit, any proceeds will be used to cover running costs or will be donated to the organisers to fund our work with vulnerable survivor, migrant, and refugee groups.

 

PSMG’s new marketing and BD skills programme: have your say

02 Feb 2017

The PSMG together with its education partner, Cambridge Marketing College, is launching a new marketing and BD skills programme – and we want to hear your views. With your input, we want to create the benchmark programme in our sector for marketing and BD specialists.

For a number of years, the PSMG and Cambridge Marketing College (CMC) have offered marketing and BD specialists the only Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) accredited qualification in professional services marketing. The Professional Services Pathway to the CIM Diploma in Professional Marketing is a unique offer, and has been successfully pursued through either evening class or distance learning study by many marketers in our sector.

 

Bryan Cave Appointment

31 Jan 2017

International law firm Bryan Cave LLP has appointed Keith Hardie as director of marketing for Europe. In this newly created role, Hardie will develop and manage the firm’s marketing strategies across its European offices.

He joins the firm from Bird & Bird, where he was head of marketing and communications. Hardie was also previously a commercial director of Baseline, a joint venture between Bird & Bird and management consultants ASE Consulting.

 

KPMG Appointment

31 Jan 2017

Paul Middleton has joined KPMG as senior corporate communications manager, with a particular focus on Brexit-related communications.

Middleton previously worked for Ketchum, a global PR agency, where he specialised in media relations strategy and issues management.

 

Berners Marketing Appointment

31 Jan 2017

Sarah Dyas has joined Berners Marketing as head of legal content. Dyas, a qualified lawyer, previously worked at the University of Law.

 

Atkin Chambers Appointment

31 Jan 2017

Emily Morris has joined Atkin Chambers a head of marketing. Morris, who previously ran her own consultancy business, sits on the chambers’ newly formed management team.

She has worked in the professional services and financial sector for more than 25 years.

 

PSMG Appointment

31 Jan 2017

Shelia O’Gorman has joined the PSMG’s London headquarters as office manager. O’Gorman has extensive experience in the professional service sector, and previously worked as a PR specialist.

 

PwC recognised in DADI award

31 Jan 2017

PwC’s in-house team were commended for their work in transforming the firm’s digital communications. The recognition was given in the professional services website, app or campaign category at the recent Drum awards for the digital industries (DADI).

 

Lewis Silkin rebrands

31 Jan 2017

Lewis Silkin, the top 100 UK legal practice, has unveiled a revamped brand identity and website. The relaunch is the culmination of an 18-month process, which aimed to align the firm’s visual identity with that of its long-term business expansion strategy. Unusually for a law firm, the rebrand forms part of the practice’s expansion into non-legal services.

 

Baker McKenzie in visual identity refresh

31 Jan 2017

Global law firm Baker & McKenzie has undergone a visual identity refresh, dropping the ampersand from its name. The firm now trades as Baker McKenzie. The legal practice was assisted with the refresh by the New York-based branding agency, SS+K. SS+K is part of M&C Saatchi Worldwide.

 

Chambers launches invitation-only social network

31 Jan 2017

Legal directory publishers Chambers & Partners has launched ChambersConnect, an invitation-only social media network for lawyers. The free-of-charge network is open to private lawyers who are ranked in the various Chambers legal directories, together with executives at major corporates who regularly instruct the legal profession.

 

Grist: Facebook tops LinkedIn for thought leadership

31 Jan 2017

Facebook is the most popular source of corporate thought leadership among FTSE 350 c-suite executives, according to a new study by Grist, the London-based business-to-business content marketing agency. Facebook was cited as the social network where senior executives were most likely to engage with business content (79 per cent), compared with Twitter (73 per cent) and LinkedIn (68 per cent).

 

Professional advisory giants acquire communications firms

31 Jan 2017

Two of the UK’s largest professional service firms have expanded their client-facing marketing and communications services capabilities by way of acquisition. On 29 November 2016, Accenture announced it had acquired Karmarama, one of the UK’s largest independent creativity digital and data agencies. Then, on 13 December 2016, Deloitte confirmed its acquisition of Regester Larkin, a crisis, issues and reputation management consultancy.

 

Mismatch between clients’ and legal advisors’ digital resource expectations, study finds

31 Jan 2017

Law firms are failing to provide major corporate clients with several key digital resources they want, while also overproviding resources clients are less keen to receive, according to a new report by Eversheds and Winmark.

One section of the wide-ranging study, Raising the bar: digital technology and the enhancement of legal services , compared the priorities of in-house counsel with those of legal service providers. More than half of the in-house counsel surveyed had an annual legal budget of £1 million or more, while more than half of the legal service providers surveyed had an annual turnover of more than £71 million.

 

Acuigen is voted the most innovative business in Bedfordshire

22 Nov 2016

Acuigen has been awarded the Business Innovation Award at the Bedfordshire Business Awards 2016.

The awards - launched this year by Bedfordshire on Sunday and sponsored by Barclays - recognise the hardworking local businesses and people achieving success in our community. From almost 200 entries, category judges whittled the entrants down to just one winner in each of our 14 categories.

In this category, judges were looking for a business that has introduced a new product, process, invention, idea, or design that has made a significant contribution to the business, its customers and/or the wider marketplace.

 

Read Smith announces new CMO

25 Oct 2016

Reed Smith has promoted its Director of Marketing EMEA to its Chief Marketing Officer. London-based Sadie Baron took the new role in September.

 

TSP creates new head of marketing

25 Oct 2016

Kent law firm Thomson Snell & Passmore has provided Charlotte Eberlein to Head of Marketing and Business Development. She joined the firm in 2013 from Hogan Lovells and leads a team of four.

Thomson Snell & Passmore is one of the UK’s oldest law firms, and will celebrate is 450th anniversary in 2020.

 

Totum Partners grows

25 Oct 2016

Totum Partners has strengthened its marketing and business development team with the appointment of Lacey Palmer.

 

RSM's Chief Marketing Officer James Grant makes partner

25 Oct 2016

RSM, the audit, tax and consulting firm, has promoted its Chief Marketing Officer, James Grant, to the partnership.

The former British Army captain joined RSM in 2008, taking the CMO role in 2015, leading the firm through a global rebranding exercise that saw the entire RSM international network in 120 countries adopt the new RSM logo.

 

Gordon Brown – ClientSavvy

25 Oct 2016

Gordon Brown, one of the leading consultants in the professional services client programmes and independent client conversations space, has set up a new business - ClientSavvy.

"Current organic growth in the professional service market is hiding a lot of systemic shortcomings in key client programmes," he told The PSMG Magazine . "The market is starting to edge towards new buyer/seller relationships as clients are changing the game again. It's going to get much much tougher and these shortcomings will impinge on where and how firms can grow in uncertain economic times."

 

PSMG and CMC announce major changes to the CIM Diploma in Professional Marketing

20 Oct 2016

The CIM Diploma is changing to better fit the specific needs of professionals in our sector, says Nigel Clark, Executive Director, PSMG

 

Autumn news from The PSMG

20 Oct 2016

I am sure by the time you read this column the summer holidays will be in the dim and distant past, but there will be lots going on at the PSMG to brighten up your Autumn and Winter months. 

The only cloud on the PSMG horizon is that our longstanding editor Matt Baldwin has after eight years of holding my hand (and my predecessors before that) has reluctantly decided to step down to concentrate on his own thriving PR consultancy. 

I am sure you will all agree that Matt has, over the years, served us well in the marketing community by helping PSMG to deliver top notch contributors and content to the nagazine. Matt, I would like to publicly thank you for all the support, encouragement and sheer hard work you have given over the years. I could not have done it without you! You will be missed but you will not be forgotten. You will always be part of the PSMG community and I am sure our long standing relationship will surface again in the not too distant future.

 

PSMG/Meridian West “Innovation Survey” – Your help needed!

20 Oct 2016

PSMG and Meridian West would like to invite you to participate in a survey “What does Innovation Mean to Your Firm?” The findings from this latest piece of research from Meridian West will be released at the PSMG Annual Conference and a copy of the Report will be sent to everyone who takes part. 

Only the results will be published. Details of all participants will remain confidential!  

 

PSMG is delighted to announce that Concep is a Sponsor and workshop presenter with Abena Poku, Hogan Lovells at the 2016 Annual Conference

18 Oct 2016

PSMG is thrilled to be working yet again with Concep one of only three exclusive sponsors at this year's Annual Conference. Concep are very generously providing a custom built interactive Conference App which all delegates will receive shortly included in the delegate fee. It has all the bells and whistles you can imagine and we hope you are as excited with it as we are!

 

McLoughlin Ball Pty Ltd sponsors of the PSMG 21st Annual Conference Lunch

18 Oct 2016

PSMG is delighted to announce McLoughlin Ball Pty Ltd is one of only three exclusive sponsors at this year's Annual Conference and we very much look forward to working with them.

 

Richard Parnham to take over as Editor of The PSMG Magazine

18 Oct 2016

PSMG is delighted to announce, that following the departure of our long standing Magazine Editor, Matt Baldwin, it give me huge pleasure to announce that Richard Parnham, a legal journalist, copywriter and researcher has very kindly agreed to take over the role.

 

Matt Baldwin, Editor of The PSMG Magazine, to step down after many years.

18 Oct 2016

PSMG would like you to know that our longstanding Editor Matt Baldwin has after 8 years of holding my hand (and my predecessors before that) has reluctantly decided to step down as Editor of the PSMG Magazine to concentrate on his own thriving PR consultancy.

 

Microsoft are the headline sponsors of The PSMG 21st Annual Conference on 16th November 2016

18 Oct 2016

We are delighted that Microsoft are the headline sponsors of the PSMG 2016 Annual Conference where we will analyse the “business of innovation” within the complex and challenging marketplace in which clients, professional services firms and their marketers now operate.   

 

Beverly Landais of Saunderson House qualifies as Associate Certified Coach (ACC)

23 Aug 2016

We’re pleased to report that having completed her PG Cert in Business and Personal Coaching earlier this year, Beverly Landais has also achieved the designation Associate Certified Coach (ACC). The honour was conferred on Beverly by the International Coach Federation (ICF). 

 

Alice Chamberlain joins Saunderson House as a Marketing Co-ordinator

27 May 2016

Alice will be responsible for managing the on-line presence at Saunderson House as well as supporting PR activities and the CSR programme.

 

In-House Community Counsel of the Year Awards

27 May 2016

Eversheds, Heba Ali, Lenovo, Intel and Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Inc. claim top honours at inaugural In-House Community Counsel of the Year Awards

HONG KONG, 27 May 2016 – In-House Community today announced the winners of its inaugural regional Counsel of the Year Awards, following an exclusive ceremony at Hong Kong Jockey Club last night. The awards bring together the cream of the legal industry in Asia and recognise achievement across a range of categories, including dedication, innovation, efficiency and value, integration, encouragement and improvement and corporate social responsibility and diversity.

 

The PSMG 21st Annual Conference - "Innovation isn't easy, but it's simple"

18 Apr 2016

Save the date - 16th November 2016

Venue: One America Square Conference Centre, 17 Crosswall, London EC3N 2LB

We are delighted to announce that Matt Whalley, Director, Legal Risk Financial Services Legal, Ernst & Young LLP and Paul Smith, Chairman, Eversheds LLP will deliver our two morning keynotes.

Workshop presenters include:-

Tim Pullan, Partner at Taylor Vintner Solicitors and CEO of ThoughtRiver 

Ben Kent, Managing Director, Meridian West

E. Leigh Dance, President, ELD International LLC  

More details of the 21st PSMG Annual Conference and speakers will be released in due course.

 

Citywealth Powerwomen Awards - Beverly Landais, Saunderson House - Award Winner!

11 Apr 2016

Saunderson House was represented at the recent Citywealth Powerwomen Awards by  Beverly Landais, Swaati Taylor  and  Charlotte Kennedy. Beverly Landais, who was an award winner, was interviewed following the event on the topic of the importance of business networks, coaching and talent management. Her interview may be viewed  here.

 

Football for Hope, Peace and Unity (FPHU) PSMG’s chosen Charity for 2016 needs footballers!

23 Mar 2016

LONDON PLAY 2 REMEMBER - 5-A-SIDE FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT – SATURDAY 2ND APRIL 2016

Play 2 Remember is a 5-a-side football tournament giving a chance for survivors of genocide and mass atrocities, as well as their supporters, to get together in a spirit of commemoration and hope.

PSMG and FPHU needs your help! Please join as a team or an individual to play on the day. What about pitching your skills against a team from another firm? How competitive are you? 

Or just come as a spectator to watch the fun!

 

PSMG partners with Meridian West and Kommercialize to deliver full day training courses

29 Feb 2016

Throughout 2016 PSMG is running in partnership with Meridian West and Kommercialize four full-day training workshops   designed to equip professional services marketers with the knowledge, skills and best practices needed to have greater impact in their role.

 

Team Rwanda Cycling

29 Feb 2016

For the first time in history, Rwanda scored three medals at the African Continental Championships held in Morocco last week. Rwanda rode away with one gold and two silver medals.

 

New BD director at Wragge Lawrence Graham

23 Feb 2016

Wragge Lawrence Graham has appointed Andrew Warren its new Business Development Director. Andrew joined the firm at the end of 2015 from DLA Piper, where he was its Head of Marketing Operations. 

Throughout his 18 years at DLA Piper, Andrew has been heavily involved in brand and general business development, client relationship management and several international mergers, helping to transform the law firm into one of the largest in the world today.

 

Meridian West partners with Questback to launch Compass a next generation client feedback portal for professional services organisations

23 Feb 2016

Meridian West and Questback hace launched Compass, a next generation client feedback platform designed specifically around the needs of professional services organisations. It meets the growing need for legal, accountancy and real estate firms to listen to clients and link their responses to business objectives.

Compass makes it simple to drill down to more detailed information, by service, sector, region or profitability of individual clients; and alerts managers to potential problems early, enabling remedial action to be taken. By providing real-time insights from clients and staff, it enables organisations to identify the practical steps that will protect revenue at risk, reduce write-off, and identify cross-selling opportunities.

 

Buckles named law firm of the year

23 Feb 2016

Peterborough-based Buckles has been named ‘law firm of the year’ at the annual LawNet Awards.

 

Football for Hope, Peace and Unity – PSMG’s charity for 2016

11 Feb 2016

White & Case’s Tom Lavin introduces the PSMG’s chosen charity for 2016 - Football for Hope, Peace and Unity in Rwanda.

My name is Eric Murangwa Eugene and I am the Founder and Managing Director of Football for Hope, Peace and Unity (FHPU), an organisation that uses sport, in particular football, to encourage young people and their communities to be active in the fight against prejudice and intolerance in Rwanda and beyond. I’m very pleased to announce that we have been chosen as the partnering charity of PSMG for 2016.

 

The results are in… Totum’s Business Services Salary Benchmarking Survey 2016

28 Jan 2016

Are law firms doing enough to attract and retain the best business services talent? Totum share the highlights from their latest and most comprehensive salary survey yet. Now into its tenth year, their latest Business Services Salary Benchmarking Survey has been the most comprehensive yet, covering a wider breadth of firms than ever and detailing even more about the on-going development of business services functions in the legal profession. They are delighted to detail just a few of their findings.

 

Saunderson House receives Gold Standard Award 2015

30 Nov 2015

Saunderson House are delighted to have received the award for Independent Financial Advice at the Gold Standard Awards 2015, in a ceremony held at the House of Commons on the 26th November, hosted by Sir David Amess MP.  This is the second consecutive year the firm has been honoured by the award. Saunderson House was represented by Lawrence MasonTim Fuller, James Saddington and Beverly Landais, who attended the ceremony to receive the award.

 

PSMG Annual Conference - Workshop Bookings to open Monday 2nd November!

29 Oct 2015

PSMG is pleased to announce that workshop bookings will open on Monday 2nd November. For those who have already booked to attend our Conference please look out for our extremely interactive Conference App generously provided by Concep.  Full details will be available via the App for you to make your choice of workshops.

As we now have limited places available for the Conference please book your space today if you wish to join us and be assured of receiving your choice of workshops.

Our Conference is aimed at all professional services marketers and business development professionals not just the legal sector!

 

PSMG is delighted to announce that Passle is a Sponsor at the PSMG 2015 Annual Conference

29 Oct 2015

PSMG is delighted to announce Passle is one of only three exclusive sponsors at this year's Annual Conference and we very much look forward to working with them. Why not join us and Passle on 18th November and find out more at their workshop on “How to write a content marketing strategy that is deliverable and drives growth"

 

Totum significantly strengthens its specialist law firm management recruitment offering

19 Oct 2015

Totum, the leading law firm management recruitment agency, has announced today a number of significant developments that will enable it to better service the needs of its clients in the rapidly evolving legal recruitment market.

 

PSMG Annual Conference - Two Vice Presidents to present a workshop!

19 Oct 2015

PSMG is delighted to announce that John Smith , latterly Vice President Continental Europe, Tyco Retail Solutions and Tony D'Onofrio , Vice President, Global Accounts, Tyco Retail Solutions have kindly agreed to run a workshop at the PSMG Annual Conference "Going for Growth? Set the path - don’t just follow it! in London on 18th November.

 

PSMG is delighted to announce that Concep is a Sponsor of the 2015 Annual Conference

15 Oct 2015

PSMG is delighted to be working yet again with Concep one of only three exclusive sponsors at this year's Annual Conference. Concep are very generously providing a custom built interactive Conference App which all delegates will receive shortly included in the delegate fee. It has all the bells and whistles you can imagine and we hope you are as excited with it as we are!

 

PSMG is delighted to announce that Lexology is a sponsor of the 2015 Annual Conference

15 Oct 2015

PSMG is delighted to announce Lexology is one of only three exclusive sponsors at this year's Annual Conference and we very much look forward to working with them.  Why not join us and Lexology on 18th November and find out more about the detailed analysis and tailored updates they deliver to business professionals worldwide on a daily basis.

 

PSMG Annual Conference – Just over 4 weeks to go! Book your place today.

14 Oct 2015

This year's Conference to be held in the City of London on 18th November will analyse the strategies for growth within the complex marketplace in which clients, professional services firms and their marketers now operate.

Growth is back at the top of the agenda for every professional services firm. Whether you are a global firm looking to extend your international reach and build cross-border capability or a local practice seeking to keep pace with your clients’ ambitions, the pressure to develop new markets, services and client relationships is relentless.

 

PSMG Membership – Do you know what’s on offer?

14 Oct 2015

We are delighted to announce a number of new and exciting initiatives for 2015/16. We would also be delighted to discuss how we can work together in providing exceptional education and training programmes for the personal and professional development of marketors in the professional services sector.

 

PSMG LinkedIn Partners Emily Miller and Kirsten Hodgson launch new book!

14 Oct 2015

LinkedIn for Lawyers: Developing a Profile to Grow Your Practice

Your clients and prospects are on LinkedIn – are you? If you already have a LinkedIn profile, does it represent you well enough to attract your ideal clients? With over 380 million members in 200 countries around the world, LinkedIn is the largest online professional networking site in the world. "LinkedIn for Lawyers: Developing a Profile to Grow Your Practice" offers detailed, practical guidance at every stage.

 

Professional Marketing Qualification adapted to the Professional services sector. Registration Open!

02 Oct 2015

Enhance your Professional  Career with a recognised Professional Marketing Qualification adapted to the Professional services sector. The PSMG Professional Services Marketing Pathway in association with the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)  and The Cambridge Marketing College  is offered at three levels from Introductory to  Strategic level marketing. 

 

Birketts shortlisted for two Cambridgeshire Digital Awards

29 Sep 2015

Leading East of England law firm, Birketts, has been named as a finalist in two categories at the inaugural Cambridgeshire Digital Awards, which recognise and reward innovation and progressive thinking across the county. The law firm’s marketing department has been shortlisted for its ‘Use of Social Media for Business’ and ‘Use of Video for Business’.

 

The PSMG 20th Annual Conference - Going for Growth!

16 Jun 2015

Growth is back at the top of the agenda for every professional services firm. Whether you are a global firm looking to extend your international reach and build cross-border capability or a local practice seeking to keep pace with your clients’ ambitions, the pressure to develop new markets, services and client relationships is relentless. Whatever size of firm you are your clients undoubtedly operate in a global marketplace. Aspirations and horizons cannot stop at the city, state or national boundary - nor should a firm’s growth strategy. .

 

Professional Services Marketing Group (PSMG) appoints Professor Malcolm McDonald as Non-Executive Chairman and Academic Advisor

01 Jun 2015

The Professional Services Marketing Group (PSMG), Europe’s leading membership group for marketers in professional services, has today announced the appointment of Professor Malcolm McDonald, Emeritus Professor of Marketing at Cranfield Business School as Non-Executive Chairman and Academic Advisor to the Group.

 

Acritas’ UK Law Firm Brand Index reveals four year market winners

01 Jun 2015

Smart strategic moves, a differentiated proposition and affinity with female buyers drive success for the UK’s leading law firm brands.

 

Nigel Clark joins PSMG as a Non-Executive Director

01 Jun 2015

PSMG is delighted to announce that Nigel Clark has joined the group as a Non-Executive Director. Nigel will work with Gail Jaffa, PSMG’s Managing Partner, in shaping the group’s education programme and developing new membership services.

 
 

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