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Wed, 15th Nov 2023
Developing a diverse, equitable and inclusive legal team, Dubai
Wed, 25th Oct 2023
2023 Tone from the Top Fireside Chat, Women in Law Hong Kong
Peerpoint in the news
Above The Law
Pickleball, Pancakes, And PhDs – Balancing Law And Life
U.S.-based Peerpoint lawyers discuss how a career in legal consulting has given them time to pursue their passions. September 2023.
Alternative legal services providers: The future of legal work?
Luke Wilson, interim head of Peerpoint Australia, discusses the increasing appetite for flexible resourcing. September 2023.
People In Law
‘We want lawyers to have a great life’: on a mission for flexibility
Our MD, Carolyn Aldous answers seven key questions about Peerpoint. February 2023.
Is consulting now ‘the 3rd career path for lawyers’?
Rachel Carter, head of Peerpoint Australia, discusses how the legal consulting market has matured, creating the third career pathway for lawyers. December 2022.
Australian Financial Review
Why global firms love Australian lawyers
Wim Dejonghe, the senior partner at legal giant Allen & Overy, says there is a crucial reason why Australian lawyers are in high demand. December 2022.
Allen & Overy’s flexible lawyer offering turns focus to ‘career returners’
We're aiming to boost the numbers of lawyers returning to the profession following career breaks by working with the Reignite Academy. November 2022.
Allen & Overy eyes California for outsourcing platform expansion
Allen & Overy announced that it is poised to bring its flexible sourcing platform Peerpoint to California, after introducing the service in New York last fall. July 2022.
Above the Law
Global Firm Expands Tech Incubator As Part Growing Range Of Outside-The-Box Services
Joe Patrice of Above the Law talks to our Head of Peerpoint in the U.S, Amie Davidson, about our U.S. business. May 2022.
Peerpoint’s Carolyn Aldous: ‘I Ask Lawyers – What Makes You Happy?’
Our MD, Carolyn Aldous talks to the Artificial Lawyer. May 2022.
Why some ambitious junior lawyers are skipping the partner track
The emergence of Alternative Legal Service Providers (ALSPs) means junior lawyers have greater choice when it comes to navigating their career progression. March 2022.
Rise of the legal consultants
A growing number of lawyers are leaving traditional firms in favour of self-employment under a revenue-share model. March 2022.
Big Law talent war creates openings for ‘flexible’ jobs
Our launch in the U.S. market was reported in Bloomberg Law. October 2021
International Bar Association
The future of the legal profession: flexible resourcing
Our MD, Carolyn Aldous provides insights for this article by the IBA about alternative ways of working and flexible legal resourcing models in the profession. October 2021
The American Lawyer
Peerpoint expands in the U.S.
Amie Davidson, Head of Peerpoint in the U.S, and Tim House, Senior Partner at Allen & Overy in the U.S. spoke to The American Lawyer about our launch in the market. October 2021
Connecting the best lawyers with world-leading organisations: An interview with Allen & Overy’s Peerpoint
Our launch in the U.S. market was reported in Lawyer Monthly. October 2021
Peerpoint expands in the Middle East
Our MD, Carolyn Aldous talks to The Lawyer about expanding our global coverage with the launch of Peerpoint in the UAE. September 2021.
Coming Back Better: How to adapt to office life
What lessons have been learned during the last year and a half of home working? One of the many questions discussed during the first roundtable, led by Catriona Blamire, at The Lawyer’s In-House Financial Services virtual conference. July 2021.
Technical excellence won’t be king anymore
Managing Director, Carolyn Aldous talks to The Lawyer about the changes happening in the legal market, why legal consultants are in high demand, and what a successful legal team will look like in the future. June 2021.
My 3 pieces of advice
Head of client development, Catriona Blamire talks to The Lawyer and shares her 3 pieces of advice on how to land your next legal role. June 2021
Why I ditched the traditional solicitor role to become a legal consultant
Peerpoint consultant Alexandra Gladwell, talks to Legal Cheek about her career change and offers advice around flexible lawyering options. April 2021
Rethinking global vocational pathways
Managing Director, Carolyn Aldous offers advice to legal professionals who may be interested in global job opportunities in the post-pandemic world, in this article by Lawyers Weekly. October 2020.
Hong Kong Lawyer
Legal consulting in uncertain times
Stephanie Szeto provides an overview of the market and offers some useful advice to clients and consultants in the interim legal space. October 2020.
Overcoming commercial unawareness
A write up about the recent Legal Cheek and BPP event about the legal services market. September 2020.
In House Community
Talking to Stephanie Szeto of Peerpoint
Our Head of Peerpoint in Asia, Stephanie Szeto, talks to the In House Community about what makes us different from other providers. August 2020.
Round table: Managing legal teams during the pandemic
The arrival of Covid-19 has distrupted the in house legal world - its ways of working and the traditional progression path of lawyers. How do you manage a team in a post Covid world? July 2020
‘No one wants to go fully back to the old world’
Peerpoint’s Catriona Blamire on the impact of the current pandemic on the alternative legal services market. June 2020
The advice diaries: building flexibility and adaptability
Peerpoint Managing Director Ben Williams shares his advice on dealing with the pressure of delivering work in a complex and uncertain environment. June 2020
Modern Law Magazine
Bringing the lawyer's voice to the fore
Global Engagement Manager, Helen Libson, talks to Modern Law Magazine about bringing the lawyer’s voice to the fore and shares insights on their career aspirations, expectations, their hopes and fears in a changing industry. March 2020.
How to move from an elite law firm to become a flexible-working Peerpoint consultant
Legal Cheek Careers meets former magic circle lawyer Lisa Mulley, head of consultant management at A&O Peerpoint. February 2020.
Hong Kong Lawyer
Legal Consultancy: An enlightened alternative career path
In this article, Stephanie Szeto talks about how legal consulting has become a mainstream career path for lawyers looking to extend their marketability, skillset and gain experience working with different organisational teams, and to broaden their professional network. January 2020.
From US law firm debt finance lawyer to artist and Peerpoint legal consultant
Two years ago, Florence McDonald gave up her competitive debt finance associate job at a US law firm to do an art foundation course. January 2020.
How to found a start-up while working as a magic circle lawyer
Anup Mehta switched from Allen & Overy to its legal consulting arm, Peerpoint, and is now launching a parcel delivery venture. December 2019.
New tricks - Can law firms beat New Law disruptors at their own game
As New Law challengers raise cash to corner a multibillion-pound emerging market, can law firms beat the disruptors at their own game? October 2019.
How to future proof your legal career
TrademarkNow talks to Helen Libson about how technology is disrupting the legal industry, how to future proof your skill set and thoughts on emerging trends in the legal profession for 2020 and beyond! August 2019.
Law's Emerging Elite: Enterprise Legal Service Providers, Part 3
Mies van der Rohe, the noted architect, remarked: “Architecture depends on its time." The same can be said ... April 2019.
Lawyer Firm News
A&O has largest law firm flex offering with £25m UK turnover
Allen & Overy’s (A&O) contract lawyers arm Peerpoint is the largest revenue generator of any law firm-linked flexible... October 2018.
Asian Legal Business
Law's Third Way
With the rise of contract-lawyer offerings in Asia, legal professionals across the region are finding that they have an... October 2018.
Consulting Market Thriving in Australia
One thing that has really stood out for us with the success of our recent Thrive events is the amount of lawyers who... October 2018.