A Third Career Path in Law: Elevating the Legal Profession

Posted on June 4, 2019

As the legal landscape continues to evolve, so does the role of the lawyer. Janvi Patel writes for the Elevate blog on the shift to a third career path, the future of work and a new breed of multidisciplinary lawyer. To read the piece in full, head over to the Elevate blog: https://elevateservices.com/third-career-path/ If you […]

Dear Class of 2019: an address to this year’s law graduates

Posted on May 8, 2019

Halebury Co-founder Janvi Patel: Last week, I received an Honorary Doctorate from my old college, the University of Law. As part of the ceremony, I had the opportunity to address this year’s law graduates and talk about my career journey and lessons learned. It seems like only yesterday I was in their shoes. I could […]

Halebury’s Janvi Patel is awarded Honorary Doctorate by The University of Law

Posted on May 1, 2019

Halebury Co-founder and Chairwoman Janvi Patel has today been awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Law (ULaw). The accolade recognises her position as one of the legal industry’s first female founders of a pioneering NewLaw firm, as well as her ongoing work and campaigning for women’s rights. Janvi obtained a BA in Law […]

A fantastic start to 2019 as Halebury becomes an Elevate business

Posted on January 9, 2019

This week is a significant milestone in Halebury’s evolution as we announced that we have been acquired by Elevate, the US-based market leading law company that provides sophisticated technology, people, data science and consulting tools to the legal sector, acting as a strategic partner to law firms and in-house teams. Our team at Halebury have […]

Elevate acquires Halebury, Expanding Flexible Lawyering Platform and Resourcing Capacity

Posted on January 8, 2019

LONDON – 8th January 2019 – Law company Elevate today announced it has acquired Halebury, the UK NewLaw firm. Halebury will be an Elevate business, retaining its own team. With UK-regulated Halebury on board, Elevate provides both in-house legal teams and law firms with a 360-degree service offering spanning talent, resourcing, consulting, technology and managed […]

Halebury a leading firm for IT / Telecoms and Sport in The Legal 500

Posted on October 31, 2018

Halebury features in this year’s edition of the Legal 500 for IT / Telecoms and Sport. For IT and Telecoms, the NewLaw firm is ranked in Tier 3. Commentary reads: Halebury’s ‘brilliant’ team includes lawyers with significant in house experience across IT and telecoms sectors and is led by the ‘responsive’ Denise Nurse and Janvi […]

Halebury contributes to Juro’s eBook on legal operations

Posted on October 16, 2018

Halebury has contributed to Juro’s new eBook on legal operations. The book is authored by 14 legal innovators who reflect on their experiences of making the various competencies of legal operations work for their legal team, and for their business. Halebury CEO Denise Nurse contributes on the chapter on vendor management. You can download the […]

Transforming Halebury

Posted on October 2, 2018

When we founded Halebury in 2007, despite being a start-up with limited funds, we invested in a well thought out branding exercise. This resulted in strong messaging which stood the test of time and a visual identity which, more than ten years ago, was a differentiator as we were seen as fresh and different to […]

Is unconscious bias also infiltrating NewLaw?

Posted on August 1, 2018

2018 is the year we began mandatory gender pay gap reporting in the UK, and it threw many inequalities we were already aware of into sharp relief. FTSE 250 CEOs are overwhelmingly white men; we knew this. The top-paying jobs at City law firms, accountants and consulting firms are the same; decades-old failures in diversity […]

Beyond billing: how to manage external legal providers

Posted on June 13, 2018

What’s your main focus when you manage relationships with external legal service providers? For in-house lawyers, the default answer has often been cost. But keeping downward pressure on top-line costs is only part of the picture. As power has shifted back to the buyers of legal services, so too has the level of sophistication brought […]