Utilising innovations to change firms requires the implementation of a coherent, long term strategy. Given the traditional focus of law firms upon monthly and yearly targets, this can negatively impact their capacity for change. Altering a tried and tested formula engenders a level of risk, however the rewards can be significant for the enterprising organisation.
The legal sector is as ripe for innovation as any sector in business. Innovations in technology, client services, project management are taking place, all of which are necessary to drive competitiveness in the sector.