The monthly official publication of the National Bar Association of the Netherlands published a review of Death of a Law Firm in November 2015. (In Dutch)
Mr. magazine is a source of news and in-depth information for the legal market, with 28,000 lawyers and legal students receiving it each month. The October 2015 issue carried an article and a sneak preview of parts of Death of a Law Firm. (In Dutch)
LexGO.be / LexGO.lu
LexGO.be and LexGO.lu are the premium web portals for the Belgian and Luxembourg legal communities. On 4 November 2015 they published an article on Death of a Law Firm.
Advocatie.nl is the leading online platform community for Dutch lawyers with one of the most read weekly electronic newsletters in the Netherlands. (In Dutch)
The monthly official publication of the National Notarial Association of the Netherlands published an artcile on Death of a Law Firm in November 2015. (In Dutch)
LEGADEX, an innovative provider of legal services published an interview with Jaap Bosman on Death of a Law Firm in April 2016. (In Dutch)
Het Financiele Dagblad
Het Financiele Dagblad (FD) is the leading daily financial newspaper in the Netherlands. On 10 November 2015 the paper published a spread with an interview with Jaap Bosman. (In Dutch)
CFO Magazine is a monthly publication for the CFO community in the Netherlands. Its November 2015 issue dedicated a spread to Death of a Law Firm. (In Dutch)
On 10 December 2015, the weekly Belgian business magazine dedicated their cover page to Death of a Law Firm and featured an article on topics from the book. (In French)
ABN AMRO sector report
In a sector report on the legal market by ABN AMRO, Death of a Law Firm is used as a starting point when examining how vulnerable the business model of law firms will prove to be as they inevitably face the same challenges as other sectors have been battling in the past years. Will lawyers be architects or brick layers? (In Dutch)
Wolters Kluwer film
In March 2016, the Innovation Department of the global publisher and information provider Wolters Kluwer made a short film explaining Death of a Law Firm using animations. (In English)
Netherlands Bar Association
On 7 April 2016, Jaap Bosman presented the official 1st copy of the 2nd edition of 'Death of a Law Firm' to Mr. Bart van Tongeren, the president of the Netherlands Bar Association. (Foto: Mr. Bart van Tongeren holding a copy of the book.)
Innovative Legal Services Forum 2016, Prague
Jaap Bosman was a keynote speaker at the Innovative Legal Services Forum 2016, in Prague, organised by media house Economia for 200 CEE lawyers. Watch the summary film clip.
Anwaltsblatt, the official publication of the Deutsche Anwaltverein (DAV) - the association of German bars - published a summary of the issues debated at the CCBE Conference in Paris, October 2016, including conclusions on commoditisation by Jaap Bosman, author of Death of a Law Firm and principal partner at TGO Consulting. (In German)
Trends Legal Awards
Jaap Bosman delivered the keynote speech during the Trends Legal Awards in Brussels 20 April 2016.
Jaap Bosman participated in the expert panel on innovation in legal service delivery during the legal innovation seminar Lexpo, 21 April 2016, in Amsterdam.
4th European legal e-access conference, Paris 23-24 November 2016
The Association for Development of «Legal Informatization», Juriconnexion and Open Law (le Droit Ouvert), together organised the 4th European conference on legal access (JEIJ). Jaap Bosman, author of Death of a Law Firm, contributed to this event on the topic of Legaltech and Interprofessionalism in the legal environment.
CCBE Conference, Paris 21 October 2016
On 21 October 2016, in Paris, the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE), which, through its members, represents more than 1 million European lawyers, brought together experts from Europe and beyond to debate, discuss and determine the future of the legal profession. Author of Death of a Law Firm, Jaap Bosman, contributed to this event in a session on the future of law firms.
Survey results - law firm's preferred costs to cut and investments to be made
TGO Consulting and Advocatie (Sdu) together conducted a survey amongst lawyers regarding their preferences on savings and investments. Advocatie.nl is the leading on-line platform community for Dutch lawyers with one of the most read weekly electronic newsletters in the Netherlands. Readers were invited in Q3 2016 to partake anonymously in a survey regarding their preferred methods of cost saving as well as their choice of upcoming investments. The result was presented on Advocatie.nl, January 4, 2017. (In Dutch)
For a summary of the results in English, click here.
OP. RECHT. MECHELEN, 10 February 2017
The city of Mechelen, Belgium, is organising a conference on Management of Justice, The Future of the Belgian Legal System. In 2018, the courts will have autonomous management of their resources. But how will scarce resources be distributed? Will the courts risk falling behind as the legal professions gear up and become increasingly digitalized? Jaap Bosman will contribute as a key note speaker in a programme concluded by the Belgian Minister of Justice.
JINOV, 2 February 2017, Paris
JINOV, Les Journées de l’innovation du Droit et du Chiffre, presented its second edition of the days of innovation in law and numbers on February 2, 2017, in Paris. Jaap Bosman, TGO Consulting, contributed as a keynote speaker at this event. (In French)
ABA Journal, March 2017
Jaap Bosman is a regular contributor to the ABA Journal, the flagship magazine of the American Bar Association. On 14 March 2017, ABAJournal.com published his article What lawyers can learn from a dollar-store model, as part of their Legal Rebels series. The article urges law firms to start thinking like a business in their response to commoditization.
Buing Legal Council conference call,
24 May 2017
The Buying Legal Council is a community of client-side legal procurement professionals, including in-house counsel. Regular phone conference calls with peers and outside experts provide their members with practical tools and the latest insights in buying legal services. Jaap Bosman contributed with a call explaining the commoditization of legal services and the impact for legal procurement.
Revue Pratique de la Prospective et de l'Innovation, March 2017
Revue Pratique de la Prospective et de l'Innovation, is a magazine for lawyers in France published by LexisNexis in partnership with the National Bar Association of France. Jaap Bosman, TGO Consulting, contributed with an article on the business of law. (In English)
Shanghai Bar Association, 12 May 2017
Jaap Bosman presenting a copy of the book Deat of a Law Firm to David Yu, President of the Shanghai Bar Association.
German Bar Association, 26 May 2017
The conference of the German Bar Association is an event attended by close to 1000 lawyers each year. An international panel including Mark A. Cohen (Legal Mosaic), John Fernandez (Nextlaw Labs/Dentons), David Frolich (AIJA), Jane Townsend (Allen & Overy), Jerome Deroulez (Paris Bar Incubator) and Jaap Bosman debated on the topic of How to Become an Innovative Lawyer.
IBA Global Entrepreneurship Conference, Paris, 22-23 May 2017
The IBA Global Entrepreneurship Conference examines the impact of disruptive innovation on businesses and sectors that are particularly relevant for legal practitioners, such as FinTech, LegalTech and M&A. Jaap Bosman contributed to this conference, discussing the challenges of law firms and the perspective of the legal profession vis-à-vis changes in the market together with Cornelius Grossmann (EY Global Law), Neville Eisenberg (Berwin Leighton Paisner), Karl Chapman (Riverview Law) and Sebastiaan Bos (RAVN)
ABA Journal, June 2017
Jaap Bosman is a regular contributor to the ABA Journal, the flagship magazine of the American Bar Association. On 8 June 2017, ABAJournal.com published his article Do you suffer from commoditization blindness?, as part of their Legal Rebels series.
Law Firm Marketing Summit, London,
7 November 2017
Jaap Bosman was a speaker at the 2nd annual Law Firm Marketing Summit, in London, 7 November 2017, organised by The Global Legal Post and Global City Media. The topic centred on positioning and brand building in response to commoditisation of legal services.
ABA publishes new edition of
Death of a Law Firm, June 2017
The publishing arm of the American Bar Association, ABA Book Publishing, has published Death of a Law Firm, now for sale via their online store. James R. Silkenat, former President of the American Bar Association: "Death of a Law Firm is full of important insights about major law firms today: their strengths, weaknesses, and eccentricities. The author knows this world in complete detail and pulls no punches in his analysis of critical business and organizational issues. This is a book not to be missed."
Law360, June 2017
Law360 is a LexisNexis company and news source for legal professionals, business leaders, and government officials, known for covering over 85% of events in the legal market within 48 hours. Jaap Bosman is quoted in this article by Sam Reisman regarding the malware attack on DLA Piper.
Law360, August 2017
5 Ways Law Firms Can Harmonize Client Service by Aebra Coe, Law360, charts what clients are looking for in terms of service experience, quoting Jaap Bosman among other. Law360 is a LexisNexis company and news source for legal professionals, business leaders, and government officials, known for covering over 85% of events in the legal market within 48 hours.
International Association of Prosecutors, Beijing, 10-15 September, 2017.
The International Association of Prosecutors (IAP) is the worldwide organization of prosecutors, with organizational members from over 171 different countries. Jaap Bosman was a speaker at the 22nd Annual Conference and General Meeting of the IAP, held in Beijing, China, addressing all Prosecutors General in a closed session on the topic of Practising Law in a Digital Age.
Shanghai Bar Association
14 September, 2017.
Jaap Bosman was invited by the Shanghai Bar Association, a lawyer's association with near 20.000 members in Peoples Republic of China, to hold a lecture to its members on the topic of business of law.
New Perspectives for New Lawyers
SDU Publishers offers this short, magazine version of a previously published book The New Lawyer. Jaap Bosman contributed a chapter on this book in interview form.
此次培训邀请到了法律界策略专家、法律行业策略与定位咨询公司TGO Consulting创始人、《律所再造：律所革命的宣言书》（Death of a Law Firm）作者潘言博（Jaap Bosman）作为主讲人，作“从商业角度看律师事务所”主题分享。
ACC Docket, October 2017
The award-winning ACC Docket is the journal of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), the global bar association that promotes the common professional and business interests of in-house counsel, with more than 40,000 members in 85 countries. In the October issue of ACC Docket, Jaap Bosman contributes an article on what it might look like for the in-house counsel of the future.
Innovation and Future of the Legal Profession in Europe, October 2017
The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) has published an eBook containing a collection of essays written by the expert speakers from their annual conference. Jaap Bosman contributed an article on the future of law and access to justice.
Global Legal Post, October 2017
Ahead of the Law Firm Marketing Summit, 7 November 2017, Jaap Bosman comments in the Global Legal Post on the effects of commoditisation in the legal market and the factors changing the way corporate clients value and purchase legal services. Jaap Bosman will be a speaker at the 2nd annual Law Firm Marketing Summit, organised by The Global Legal Post and Global City Media.
Polish Bar Association, Warsaw,
25 October 2017
Jaap Bosman gave a lecture on the topic of ‘Building a profitable law firm in a digital age’ at the Polish Bar Association (KIRP), on 25 October in Warsaw, Polen.
Shenzen Bar Association, Shenzen,
Jaap Bosman gave a lecture on the topic of ‘Building a great law firm’ at the Shenzen Bar Association, on 21 December in Shenzen, China.
All China Lawyers Association, Beijing,
Jaap Bosman and Lisa Hakanson from TGO Consulting visited the All China Lawyers Association in Beijing, China.
ABA Journal, April, 2018
Jaap Bosman, TGO Consulting, is a regular contributor to the ABA Journal, the flagship magazine of the American Bar Association. On 16 April 2018, ABAJournal.com published his article Start monetizing those unused (discountable) billable hours.