Thoughts on a decade from Denise Nurse, Halebury CEO

Posted on November 7, 2017

As Halebury continues to celebrate ten years in NewLaw from 2007 – 2017, Co-founder and CEO Denise Nurse talks about the firm’s journey over the past decade, from start-up to where it is today. Halebury is a relationship. I often think of it like a child.  As  a start up business back in 2007, it […]

Janvi Patel on a decade of Halebury

Posted on October 25, 2017

It’s been ten years in business for Halebury and over the next few weeks are celebrating a decade in NewLaw. We interviewed our Chairwoman and Co-founder Janvi Patel about taking the leap to become a female founder: highlights, milestones, lessons learned and advice for anyone else considering setting up their own entrepreneurial business. What was […]

Ten key steps to tech enablement for in-house legal

Posted on October 18, 2017

25% of IT projects fail, 50% require material rework and 20-25% don’t provide ROI. These are stats from a 2009 IDC study into “Improving IT Project Outcomes by Systematically Managing and Hedging Risk. ‘ The evidence behind these stats suggest that two of the main reasons for failure are poor project management and poor communication.  […]

Janvi Patel in The Lawyer’s 60 second interview

Posted on October 17, 2017

Janvi Patel is The Lawyer’s 60 second interview today talking about efficiency, disruption to the legal industry and building the law department of tomorrow. To read the full interview, click on the link below: Janvi will be hosting a workshop on what good looks like for the in-house team as part of The Lawyer’s […]

Halebury ranks highly for TMT IT/Telecoms and Sport in the Legal 500 2017

Posted on October 11, 2017

Halebury features in the TMT section in this year’s Legal 500 again, ranking highly for its work in IT / Telecoms and Sport. The NewLaw firm and leading provider of flexible resourcing solutions is in tier three of the TMT IT/Telecoms tables. Commentary reads: “The ‘excellent’ and ‘very client-focused’ team at Halebury stands out for […]

Raft of senior in-house lawyers join the Halebury team this Autumn

Posted on October 10, 2017

Halebury has recruited three senior lawyers to its team of in-house experts. Claire Coleman has joined from Bond Dickinson, where she led the London Technology Team. Prior to this, Clare worked in senior in-house legal roles at Roya Mail and PwC.  Claire is a recognised expert and lead negotiator on high value strategic technology transactions, […]

The In-house Experience: Interview with Nathan Butler, General Counsel Group Legal Function, Lloyds Banking Group

Posted on September 27, 2017

Nathan is General Counsel of the Group Legal function at Lloyds Banking Group plc, responsible for providing corporate and commercial legal services to enterprise-wide functions of the group.  Prior to joining LBG, Nathan was General Counsel and a Company Secretary of National Australia Bank for 8 years, based in Melbourne, Australia.  Nathan has advised Board […]

Creating the environment for change

Posted on September 25, 2017

Halebury’s Chris Rawlinson discusses how to build a positive culture in part two of his series on change management. In my recent piece entitled Ch Ch Ch Ch Change (, I set out the need to consider people as the first priority in any major project, as the buy-in of the team is essential to […]

Halebury in "New Directions in Legal Services"

Posted on August 9, 2017

Halebury Founder Janvi Patel recently contributed to the book “New Directions in Legal Services. “ The book examines the fast pace of change in the legal services sector, driven in part by new technologies, and considers what the future holds. It also looks at some examples of new business models and service delivery methods that are […]

Halebury in report on the Alternative Legal Services market

Posted on August 8, 2017

The Alternative Legal Services market continues to grow. Legal services are disaggregating and unbundling and buyers of legal services have more choice than ever. But how do you navigate this marketplace? How are these new providers being used by corporate clients and law firms? What is driving that usage? Thomson Reuters Legal Executive Institute has […]