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Law Firm ILN-telligence Podcast | Peter Altieri | Epstein Becker & Green

Peter Altieri has recently retired from partnership with Epstein Becker & Green, a US law firm with 14 offices and a member of the ILN. Peter is a previous Chairman of the ILN and in this episode, he and Lindsay cover the importance of mentorship throughout a lawyer’s career, how the ILN impacted him as a lawyer, and the rapidly changing legal profession.

You can listen to the podcast here, or we’ve provided a transcript of the highlights below.

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ILN Firm of the Month – TGS Baltic!

TGS Baltic is a leading law firm with offices in Vilnius (Lithuania), Riga (Latvia), Tallinn, and Tartu (Estonia). Currently, TGS Baltic unites 31 partners and 11 associate partners in the three Baltic States. According to the results of the survey of client satisfaction with law firms in the Baltic States, Prospera Law Firm Review 2021, TGS Baltic has received the highest rating from the clients in Lithuania and has been ranked as the most recommended law firm in the Baltic States.

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New Year, New You? Lessons for the Beleaguered Legal Professional

Here we are, another year.

Do you feel differently? Fresher? Begun again?

2021 was a challenging year for me, and for a lot of people. I lost my dog, who was my heart, after a long and challenging illness that meant we didn’t sleep a lot. My best friend was diagnosed with breast cancer at 36, which means I don’t sleep a lot. There is still a pandemic. I had some chest pains (which, fortunately, turned out to be anxiety – see the part about not sleeping). Betty White DIED.

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ILN Releases 8th Edition of Corporate Publication, Offering a Summary of Key Corporate Law Principles in 42 Countries

We’ve launched the eighth edition of our corporate guide!

The International Lawyers Network’s Corporate Specialty Group is delighted to announce the eighth release of its corporate publication, “Establishing a Business Entity: An International Guide.” This collaborative electronic guide offers a summary of key corporate law principles in 42 countries across the globe, serving as a quick, practical reference for those establishing an entity in these jurisdictions.

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ILN Firm of the Month – Fladgate LLP, England!

The ILN is proud to announce our latest firm of the month, Fladgate LLP, England!

Fladgate is a nimble 86 partner law firm known for its ability to work on fast-moving, complex challenges requiring enterprising and commercial solutions. We have a broad skills base that covers a wide spectrum of legal services with offerings in Corporate (where we are top-ranked for our M&A practice), Real Estate, Dispute Resolution and Funds, Finance and Regulatory. We also have a large and established private wealth group comprising 15 Partners delivering the full range of services from International Private Wealth, Trusts and Tax planning through to Estate and Trust administration, Family and Luxury Assets. Fladgate continues to grow apace with a headcount of over 300 staff, an increase of 14% from 2020. That growth has been driven by our ability to anticipate our clients’ needs.

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How to Thrive this December

We’ve got just over two weeks left in the year, and I bet you’re expecting me to write something about how you can fit in a bit more business development, call one more potential client, set up one more zoom meeting this week or write another article before the year is done.

But I’m not going to do that.

The last couple of years have been exceptionally hard.

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ILN Releases 2nd Edition of “Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Rehabilitation Proceedings” Guide

We’ve launched the second edition of our Insolvency guide!

The International Lawyers Network’s Restructuring & Insolvency Group has announced the second release of its publication, “Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Rehabilitation Proceedings: An International Guide.” This collaborative electronic guide offers a summary of key insolvency and bankruptcy law principles in 15 countries across the globe, serving as a quick, practical reference for those needing assistance in these jurisdictions.

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Law Firm ILN-telligence Podcast | Mythily Katsaris, Fladgate LLP

Mythily Katsaris is a partner with Fladgate LLP, a firm focused on partnerships with its clients and a member of the International Lawyers Network. In this episode, Lindsay and Mythily discuss the disproportionate effect of the pandemic on women, particularly women of color, burnout, the changing legal profession, client empathy, and the impact of the pandemic on leadership and leadership opportunities.

You can listen to the podcast here, or we’ve provided a transcript of the highlights below.

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LinkedIn for Lawyers: There’s no Magic Bullet

Bad news everyone.

There’s no magic bullet when it comes to LinkedIn. Or, for that matter, any business development or marketing tool.

There’s only strategy and hard work.

Anyone who tells you differently is selling something.

Are there instances where you’ll connect with someone and they’ll immediately buy your services or you’ll write a post and it will go viral? Absolutely! That’s down to luck (and sometimes, strategy and hard work behind the scenes). But it’s not because there’s some trick to it all. You’re not going to suddenly “figure it all out” and have one tool be doing all the work for you and bringing you lots and lots of clients. It doesn’t work like that.

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Law Firm ILN-telligence Podcast | Eddie Powell | Fladgate LLP

Eddie Powell is a partner with Fladgate LLP, a firm focused on partnerships with its clients and a member of the International Lawyers Network. In this episode, Lindsay and Eddie focus on the firm’s accelerated agility, the relevance of armadillo racing to relationship building, and the ways in which the pandemic has emphasized the importance of mental health in the legal profession.

You can listen to the podcast here, or we’ve provided a transcript of the highlights below.

Lindsay: Hello and welcome to the Law Firm Intelligence podcast. I’m your host, Lindsay Griffiths, Executive Director of the International Lawyers Network. Joining us this week is Eddie Powell from Fladgate in London. Eddie, thank you for joining us. We’re really happy to have you with us. Why don’t you tell us a little bit about yourself and your firm and what’s going on at the moment?

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