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How to Leave Fees on the Table: 21 Things I Must Ignore
The two primary objectives of all pricing decisions by law firms should be to maximise profitability while at the same time ensuring that the pricing structure leaves the client feeling that they have had fair value for money. And yet opportunities to do so continue to be squandered.
Scottish Crofting Law: A Lesson in the Power of Differentiation & Pricing
With many thanks to the author, Dr George Beaton, who is a director of Beaton Capital and Beaton Research + Consulting, firms dedicated to professional services. This post first appeared in LegalDatum on 10 January, 2014.
In a recent survey of general counsel in Australia and New Zealand, just four to six per cent said hourly billing is the optimal method of pricing legal services. When asked which pricing method they would prefer, the general response was a collective shrug of the shoulders - “we will know it when we see it”, they said.