Fairfax Associates brings together the skills of highly experienced professional services consultants with particular expertise in law firms. Our Principals have advised professional firms since the 1980s and combine high-level strategic and analytical thinking with a profound understanding of professional firms and the way in which professionals are managed.

We work with the support of a number of researchers and analysts and we shape our team according to the demands of the engagement and our client’s internal resources.

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Factoring Profitability into Partner Compensation

Factoring Profitability into Partner Compensation

Not all revenue dollars are created equal. So, how should firms balance the important role of profitability with the challenges ...
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Vision 2020

Vision 2020

Our strategy work with law firms is focused on planning for the future. Three to five years ago our strategy ...
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Setting Strategy - What Works for Law Firms?

Setting Strategy – What Works for Law Firms?

We continue to see firms use a variety of approaches in setting strategy. These approaches vary along two principal dimensions: ...
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A Robust Year for Law Firm Mergers in 2019

Law firm mergers experienced a solid year of growth in 2019 according to the merger research team at Fairfax Associates. Based on our role advising a number of the larger mergers completed in 2019 as well as mergers announced for 2020, we continue to see ongoing interest among firms in strategic growth and a desire to build depth and scale.

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