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Spotlight on John Raymond

PSFI are happy to introduce John Raymond who is joining as an Associate specialising in leadership and team development. John has more than two decades experience working with large organisations in corporate, academia, NFP and government, being seen as both...

25th August, 2022

Spotlight on Catherine Law

PSFI are pleased to introduce Catherine Law, who is joining as an Associate specialising in leadership coaching and team development. Alongside nine years practicing as an executive coach, Catherine has over 20 years of front-line professional experience spanning both consulting...

9th August, 2022
Author
Joanna Corr

Shifting the advisor mindset

I have had the pleasure to work with thousands of talented partners, counsel and associates who deliver exceptional client service. One area of my focus has been to encourage, develop and support these talented professionals to become talented leaders who...

1st August, 2022

PSFI announces new coaching course

We have joined forces with TPC Leadership to bring you this programme which has been designed specifically for lawyers to help you develop your own leadership style, enabling you to lead both clients and people effectively. Leading Clients, Leading People...

14th July, 2022

Spotlight on Rebecca Hill

At PSFI, we work with an incredible community of highly talented, handpicked practitioners and academics. Every one of us has worked for professional services firms so ‘get’ the sector and together we have decades of experience. PSFI are delighted to introduce Rebecca...

7th July, 2022

Spotlight on Amanda Fernando

PSFI are pleased to introduce Amanda Fernando, who is joining as one of our Associates focusing on talent development. Amanda has over 25 years’ experience navigating the complexity of global, top tier professional services firms. During her time in talent development,...

9th June, 2022
Author
PSFI

Book launch: From Work Life to New Life: Rewriting the Rules of Retirement for Smart Professionals

Rewriting the rules of retirement -A new business book giving a roadmap for smart professionals to have an ‘encore career’- Some smart professionals thrive and others struggle as they transition out of large organisations into post-organisational life.  is a new...

16th May, 2022
Author
PSFI

Spotlight on Karen Dawson

At PSFI we work with an incredible community of highly talented, handpicked practitioners and academics. We connect clients with this carefully curated community to get clients the right advice when they need it. PSFI are happy to introduce Karen, who...

19th April, 2022
Author
PSFI

Spotlight on Ingrid Dietz

At PSFI we work with an incredible community of highly talented, handpicked practitioners and academics. We connect clients with this carefully curated community of Associates to get clients the right advice when they need it. Ingrid Dietz is one of...

5th April, 2022

Spotlight on Celine Fontaine

At PSFI we work with an incredible community of highly talented, handpicked practitioners and academics. We connect clients with this carefully curated community of associates to get clients the right advice when they need it. PSFI are pleased to introduce...

8th March, 2022
Author
PSFI

Our statement on the conflict in Ukraine

PSFI's Chairman Ori Wiener makes this statement on behalf of PSFI “We condemn the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the ruthless violation of international law and the terrible consequences for the people of Ukraine.  “Along with all our friends and colleagues...

7th March, 2022
Author
PSFI

PSFI announces four new partners

We are pleased to announce the appointment of four new partners to PSFI, bringing the total number of partners to nine. After recently transitioning to an LLP, these four new partners are joining us at the start of an exciting...

8th February, 2022
Author
PSFI

PSFI is now an LLP

Over the past year we have spent time refining our purpose and values to ensure we continue to be focused on responding to our clients’ needs. At PSFI we are committed to growing our business and continuing to offer our...

25th January, 2022
Author
PSFI

Spotlight on our people

In this series, we are shining a light on the people that make up PSFI. We know PSFI’s people are in a league of their own, unmatched in terms of their expertise and experience. They discern and get to the...

20th December, 2021
Author
PSFI

Women In leadership

In this series we look at what needs to change in professional services firms to help more women move into and stay in leadership positions. We also consider the wider systemic issues that firm leaders need to pay attention to.

20th December, 2021
Author
Joanna Corr

Moving the Masses: James Wilson from Baker McKenzie on helping more women move into and stay in leadership positions

In today’s podcast we sit down with James Wilson, senior tax partner at Baker McKenzie, to discuss the challenges facing women in leadership. PSFI partner Joanna Corr chatted with James about what needs to change in professional services firms to...

20th December, 2021

Why collaboration matters

As part of our 'What clients really want' series, PSFI’s Toby Hoskins chats with Portia Hickey, co creator of the Thrive Matters platform, about why collaboration can make such a difference in professional services firms. They discuss the Smart Collaboration...

14th April, 2022

How to build excellent client teams

PSFI’s Ebba Bahl and Henry Marsden chat through how to get really good at building client teams in today’s podcast. The conversation continues our series on ‘what clients really want’. Henry and Ebba share insights from PSFI’s research report into...

20th December, 2021

Avoiding mistakes in client relationships

Continuing our ‘what clients really want’ series, PSFI partner Ori Wiener sits down again with Marie Stevens (Chairman of the Independent Compliance Committee of Caesars Entertainment UK) and Palwinder Hare (Head of Legal Group M&A and Corporate at Standard Chartered...

20th December, 2021

How to fast track new client relationships and cross-sell

Continuing our ‘what clients really want’ campaign, PSFI partner Ori Wiener sits down again with Marie Stevens (Chairman of the Independent Compliance Committee of Caesars Entertainment UK) and Palwinder Hare (Head of Legal Group M&A and Corporate at Standard Chartered...

20th December, 2021

How to build good client relationships: Ori Wiener in conversation with Marie Stevens and Palwinder Hare

To kick off our ‘what clients really want’ campaign, PSFI partner Ori Wiener sits down with Marie Stevens (Chairman of the Independent Compliance Committee of Caesars Entertainment UK) and Palwinder Hare (Head of Legal Group M&A and Corporate at Standard...

20th December, 2021
Author
Mike Mister

Rupa’s story: the challenges of being a woman in a leadership role

PSFI Partners Joanna Corr and Mike Mister chat about Mike’s latest case study, Rupa’s Story, in today’s episode. The case study explores Rupa’s first year as partner in a major professional services firm and delves into the issues and themes...

20th December, 2021

What clients really want

We take a look at what clients really want and cover topics including how to build effective client teams, our thoughts on effective collaboration, the role of trusted advisors, a look at the ESG agenda, the client journey and how...

20th December, 2021
Author
Iain Maclean

The challenge of embedding ESG in professional services firms

There is no doubt that Covid has accelerated the rapid rise of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) up the agenda. Professional services firms are at varying stages of their ESG journey, but all are wanting to get it right, structure...

2nd December, 2021
Author
Mike Mister

Are we all still speaking “pandemic”?

PSFI partner Mike Mister looks at some of the phrases that have sprung up during the pandemic and considers whether some of them are now past their sell-by date as we move to a new way of working. Now that...

28th October, 2021

PSFI expands its German team with the appointment of Ebba Bahl

Ebba Bahl, a Düsseldorf-based coach, consultant and lawyer, is joining leading professional services consulting firm PSFI as a Principal Consultant on 1 August 2021. Ebba has over 20 years’ experience working in marketing and business development for law firms, in...

30th June, 2021

How viewing a matter in a life cycle helps improve pricing

Our team in Germany share how viewing a matter in a life cycle helps improve pricing  as part of our Pricing, Pitching & Profitability series. Pricing is not an isolated event taking place at one point during the matter life...

13th May, 2021

Spotlight on Jason Rabinowitz

At PSFI we work with an incredible community of highly talented, handpicked practitioners and academics. We connect clients with this carefully curated community to get clients the right advice when they need it. We are investing in this network, expanding...

5th May, 2021

Spotlight on Iain Maclean

At PSFI we work with an incredible community of highly talented, handpicked practitioners and academics. We connect clients with this carefully curated community to get clients the right advice when they need it. We are investing in this network, expanding...

26th April, 2021

Spotlight on Clint Evans

At PSFI we work with an incredible community of highly talented, handpicked practitioners and academics. We connect clients with this carefully curated community of associates to get clients the right advice when they need it. Clint has joined as one...

19th April, 2021
Author
Mike Mister

I really DO need to go into the office!

PSFI partner Mike Mister looks at the organisational and personal reasons for going back to an office and looks at the role of the office as a space for collaboration, connection and development. How things have changed.  The above sentiment,...

29th March, 2021

10 Approaches to increase profit

Our team in Germany share 10 approaches to increase profitability as part of our Pricing, Pitching & Profitability series. Lawyers, alongside other professionals are facing unprecedented pressures to preserve profitability. Long term trends such as the increasing involvement of procurement...

22nd March, 2021
Author
Toby Hoskins

Collaboration – Why bother?

PSFI partner Toby Hoskins looks at the art of collaboration and why it’s so difficult for law firms to get right. He also considers why trust, courage and leadership are so important. Driven by market pressure to work more deeply with...

16th March, 2021
Author
Henry Marsden

Why do women so rarely make it into senior positions when our data says women could be more effective leaders of professional service firms than men?

On International Women’s Day, PSFI Managing Partner Henry Marsden, author Rob Lees and consultant Liz Baltesz consider why women can be more effective leaders of professional services firms The recent appointment of Georgia Dawson as the new senior partner at...

8th March, 2021
Author
PSFI

Spotlight on Nigel Spencer

At PSFI we work with an incredible community of highly talented, handpicked practitioners and academics. We connect clients with this carefully curated community of associates to get clients the right advice when they need it. Nigel is one of our...

22nd February, 2021
Author
Mike Mister

“2 + 2 + 1” =?????

PSFI partner Mike Mister  looks at how our work lives might look post-Covid and the role of the office as part of our Women & Leadership campaign. The future business world’s experience of 2020 will, in all probability, offer a...

9th February, 2021
Author
Mike Mister

Is the office obsolete?

Mike Mister, a Partner at PSFI, discusses whether in office working is essential or expendable and what the longer term effects might be from working in an increasingly remote environment. Just going to pop into the office.  Doesn’t that sound...

18th January, 2021

Two new Principal Consultants join PSFI to strengthen offering in Germany

Leading professional services consulting firm PSFI has announced today that two new Principal Consultants, based in Germany, have joined the firm. Dirk Eilers has more than 18 years’ experience working for magic circle law firms and also logistics giant UPS. As...

11th January, 2021
Author
Mike Mister

Has the tide gone out far enough yet?

PSFI Partner Mike Mister reflects on how leadership has been exercised during an uncertain time and the lessons that can be learned when looking for those who will become future leaders. As the global economy starts to take faltering steps...

29th June, 2020
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