Tag Archives: Zen & the Art of Legal Networking

In the Age of COVID-19, Make Your Content About Building Relationships

It’s week ten of lockdown in my state, and while there are some places that are entering a phased reopening, some countries have extended their border lockdowns and many of the firms I have talked to are planning to continue remote working for a while because it has proven so effective. As a result, we all continue to have to find new ways to network, build relationships, and yes, even in some cases, develop business.

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ILN Firm of the Month – Ahlawat & Associates, India!

The ILN is proud to announce our latest firm of the month, Ahlawat & Associates, India!

Ahlawat & Associates (“A&A”) is one of the leading law firms in India, catering to domestic and international clients. Their services extend across diverse sectors of industry including assistance to facilitate foreign direct investments and business setup in India.

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Rainmaking Recommendation from Jaimie Field: B2Me Marketing & Business Development in a Post Pandemic World: One Size Fits One

This week’s Rainmaking Recommendation from expert & trainer Jaimie Field brings up a new concept, that of B2Me – read on to find out what she means.

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If you have been following me lately, you would know that I hate the term “new normal” to describe what the world will be like when we are finally able to release ourselves from quarantine.   Nothing will be the same as it was prior to January 30, 2020, when the World Health Organization declared that the Coronavirus outbreak a “Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC)”
Instead, let’s call it the new reality.

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Law Firm ILN-telligence Podcast | Episode 1: Pal Jalsovszky, Jalsovszky Law Firm | Budapest, Hungary

We’re thrilled to announce that a few weeks ago, we debuted our new podcast, Law Firm ILN-telligence, where we bring you real intelligence from real law firms. The first episode, I interviewed Pal Jalsovszky, the managing partner of Jalsovszky Law Firm in Budapest, Hungary and a member firm of the International Lawyers Network. We talked 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.

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Become the Beyonce of Legal Content with These Three Tips

As I mentioned last week, it may not seem like the most important time to be digging into discussing content. But since many of us are publishing SO much of it right now, we want to make sure we’re doing it in a way that’s adding value and not detracting from it. Recently, I came across the “one content marketing question” that we should all be asking ourselves, and it really brought me up short. A reminder, when we talk about “content marketing,” we’re using that to encompass the universe of articles, blog posts, conference presentations, webinars, podcasts, informational videos, etc. – essentially all substantive content that is and can be shared with others.

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Rainmaking Recommendation from Jaimie Field: It’s ALWAYS About Communication

In this week’s rainmaking recommendation, expert and trainer, Jaimie Field, reminds us about some key communication skills we should be building during this time of COVID-19.

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Business development, aka Rainmaking, has been and will always be about communication and trust.

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Fixing the Two Biggest Problems with Legal Content Writers Amid COVID-19

People have remarked that the word “unprecedented” is certainly having a moment right now. I think that’s something we can all agree on. And one of the things that is truly unprecedented is the sheer amount of content coming out of law firms. While firms have long been known for producing a variety of client alerts, articles, blog posts, and more, the amount of information that is pouring forth from legal minds around the world is quite a torrent.

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Rainmaking Recommendation from Jaimie Field: It’s Not The “New Normal”; It’s Just Life

In this week’s rainmaking recommendation, trainer and expert, Jaimie Field, talks about throwing out the phrase “new normal.”

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My friend, Tim Baran, who is the Technology Innovator Manager at ProBono Net, posted something on LinkedIn that really resonated with me:

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It’s Okay to Breakdown

I’ve been ruminating on this post for a few days, as I struggled to decide what to blog about this week. This is a tough and heavy topic, but I finally settled on discussing it because it *is* so important, particularly at this moment in time when so many people are struggling and vulnerable. Why add my voice when so many others have already provided great resources and their own stories? Well, I hope I have something of my own to add, because of my own struggles with depression for the past twenty-plus years and because I think that we can never talk about it enough to break the stigma and ensure that people get the help that they need.  (Please note, **trigger warning** for this entire post). 

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ILN Firm of the Month – Salloum & Partners L.L.C., United Arab Emirates

The ILN is proud to announce our latest firm of the month, Salloum & Partners L.L.C., United Arab Emirates!
Salloum & Partners LLC is a boutique law firm and a leading player in the Emirati legal world, with both local and cross-jurisdictional expertise. This year, the Firm celebrates 40 years of activity since it was first set up in 1980 as Samir A. Salloum Law Firm.

 

They help their clients in navigating the legal and regulatory frameworks in the UAE. As one of the oldest and most prominent law firms in the region, they pride themselves on providing a comprehensive range of legal services to their clients, which include corporations, individuals, and local and foreign government entities. The varied composition of their client-base reflects the depth and breadth of their experience – developed over their more than four decades.
The Firm routinely advises and assists on a wide range of complex, local and international legal issues, in matters as diverse as employment, architecture and design, construction, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring & succession planning, franchising, corporate finance, private banking, intellectual property and international trade. To complement all of this, they also retain a highly renowned litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution practice, which remains one of the Firm’s core strengths.
Their aim at Salloum & Partners LLC is simple: to provide consistently high quality, cost-effective legal services and advice across their practice areas, underpinned by an unrivalled understanding of the unique cultural and commercial environment of the UAE and with a focus on providing practical solutions to legal problems.
Samir Salloum
Telephone: +971 (2) 6450729
Practice Groups: Inheritance, Corporate, Commercial and Banking law, and Environment
Ziad Salloum
Telephone: +971 50 3182607
Practice Groups: Commercial contracts; Employment law, Secured/unsecured lending and other modes of finance; Strategic and structural planning; Restructuring; Mergers and acquisitions; Dispute resolution; Family business succession planning; and the setup of family offices.
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