Prof. Dr. Leo
Staub

is a Titular Professor of Business Law and Legal Management at the University of St. Gallen. He also is one of the Directors of the Executive School of Management, Technology and Law of St. Gallen University where he chairs the division “Law & Management”.

Prof. Dr. Leo Staubs Veröffentlichungen bei Vista

Glühbirne

Law firm management – what are the yardsticks against which I can measure the success of my strategy?

Before I start to derive a strategy for the law firm from my vision, it must be clear what demands I place on my strategy. How do I want to measure whether the strategy is indeed ...
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Law firm management – in the beginning is a vision!

“People who have visions should go and see a doctor!” This quotation is attributed to the former German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt, who thus responded to Willy Brandt’s ...

Law firm management – what do law firms need a strategy for, and how proficient a swimmer are you?

Why is a strategy necessary, and what does a strategy have to achieve? The answer to the question as to the necessity of a strategy may not be all that obvious. In my last blogs, ...
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The major trends in the legal market – are the millennials fit for the law business?

Let me take up a last important trend in our business before we deal with the question as to how to build a law firm strategy! This is about the millennials, also called ...
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The major trends in the legal market – more for less!

When I began to advise small- and medium-sized enterprises as a young lawyer in the mid-1980s, it was perfectly customary for a client to retain me without asking any questions ...
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The major trends in the legal market – it’s technology, stupid!

Talking about trends in the legal market and mentioning technology only in the fifth of a series of blogs is, of course, a sacrilege – at least in the view of the many ...
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The major trends in the legal market – Disaggregation

When I started out as a lawyer in the mid-1980s, the typical situation was that a client turned up in my office with a big box full of files and instructed me to solve the problem ...
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The Major Trends in the Legal Market – Liberalisation

Another trend in the market for legal services is often underestimated: the trend towards liberalisation.
Globalisation

The Major Trends in the Legal Market – Globalisation

What does globalisation mean for law firms which provide business law services? ...
Digitalisierung im Rechtsmarkt

Digitisation in the law firm business – hype or here to stay?

I’ve stopped counting the conferences on digitisation in the legal market. It feels as if at least two dozen such conferences took place in the German-speaking area alone in ...