Law firms consider the cyber threat to be greater than one year ago, the second greatest threat behind Brexit, Law firms are increasingly targeted as they hold both a wealth of sensitive data and large amounts of client money. Naturally, this has increased the demand for leadership roles such as CISO and CDO will become more prevalent within Talent Acquisition.
There has been a clear trend of law firms adopting an expansionist strategy (whether that be through a merger or organic growth) to turn themselves into full service, global players or, at the other end of the spectrum, keeping themselves more boutique and focused on what they excel at.
The Legal Process Outsourcing business is buoyant and the potential with outsourcing of legal services is still massive. Firms are outsourcing vast amounts of work to other countries for greater efficiencies. And with Brexit looming, more firms are considering location as a key factor to future success.
Across all legal businesses, retaining talent in a crowded market is becoming increasingly difficult, with tough competition both within the industry, and from US firms and the accountancy “Big Four”. Yet, diversity and inclusion are still issues as Law firms are seen to be too slow to adopt the needed changes.
Talent Insight identifies trends, challenges, opportunities and the major players, both businesses and individuals, so you can make better informed business decisions.
We’ll scour relevant talent pools to identify qualified candidates for your talent acquisition team to approach.
From the initial approach to the interview stage, we’ll engage hard-to-find and/or passive talent, screening each candidate against your hiring criteria and deliver a list of ready-now or ready-later candidates for current and future requirements.
Our thorough approach to executive search allows us to identify and secure the high-level candidates who can guide your business through times of transformation.
We provide a fully outsourced process for ensuring leadership hires in your business, allowing you to focus on business priorities without worrying about succession or finding new leaders.
We verify a candidate’s background and credentials to ensure every hire you make is the right one and to mitigate hiring risks.
By identifying the strengths and weaknesses of executive candidates, we make sure only the best join your senior team.
From establishing new talent pools and supporting business growth to identifying leadership teams who can help the company meet new customer demands, our insights will give your talent acquisition strategy an unparalleled advantage.
The Armstrong Craven team are experts in talent research and are always ready to support companies as they grow with the industry.
100% of the top 100 law firms suffered a cyber security incident in 2019 and 8 out of the top 10 law firms identified technology as a key challenge to growth over the next 3 years.
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