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Consultores em Gestão de Sociedades de Advogados

Consultores em Gestão de Sociedades de Advogados

Since 2009 I have run annual law firm management seminars in Lisboa – normally in April or May, or in the autumn.

In recent years these have focused on:

  • financial management
  • new partners
  • business development and marketing
  • people management skills and leadership
  • Lexcel

The seminars can also be run in house.

For details of our latest seminars click here: gestao-de-escritorio-de-advocacia-lisboa

Comments by delegates:

“Numa altura de novos desafios, foi muito útil a partilha de experiências e in put da necessidade de um Business Plan”

 “Estas acções de formação revelam utilidade na análise comparativa nacional e internacional das opções que diariamente tomamos, e suas repercussões na vida das nossas sociedades.”

Our seminars:

  • are held at the Hotel Marquês de Pombal on Avenida da Liberdade
  • numbers are limited to a maximum of 15 on each seminar and are often under 6
  • are designed for partners, other advogados, team leaders, practice managers
  • encourage group discussion – they provide an excellent opportunity for exchange of ideas amongst delegates
  • all seminars are in English

I have provided in house management skills training and consultancy for several firms – one of the leading firms in Portugal and  smaller commercial firms.  All were based in Lisboa.  Our consultancy and training has focused on:

  • business development skills and marketing for advogados
  • developing strategy and a shared vision
  • a review of management and leadership
  • developments in the UK legal sector that might be replicated in Portugal
  • an understanding of UK management techniques that might be appropriate for Portuguese firms
  • financial analysis, especially departmental profitability
  • the development of niche areas of work

In many respects firms in Portugal face the same pressures as those in the UK and Ireland – pressure on fees, a squeeze on margins, and the difficilty managing and leading a law firm..

Click here for the Ordem dos Advogados for further information about the Bar in Portugal.