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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Predictions for the Year Ahead

Predictions for the Year Ahead

Making predictions for the year is always risky. When we made our predictions for 2020, we never anticipated that we ...
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Looking Ahead: Adapting to Changing Client Demands

Looking Ahead: Adapting to Changing Client Demands

The legal industry has proved remarkably adept at adjusting to the Covid-19 pandemic and the economic shocks it continues to ...
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The Rise of New Law

The Rise of New Law

While law firms have long experimented with adjacent businesses, recent industry changes have triggered a new level of investment in ...
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Law Firm Mergers Impacted by Covid-19 in 2020 but Expected to Rebound in 2021

Law firm merger activity was significantly down in 2020, which saw the fewest mergers since 2010, according to the merger research team at Fairfax Associates. In 2020, Fairfax Associates tracked 41 completed mergers (meaning the effective date of the merger occurred during 2020), with nine occurring in the fourth quarter.

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