Crasner Consulting supports international law firms to attract top talent in the international market from London to Dubai.
We concentrate on complex cross-border work where we are engaged by US and UK headquartered law firms to search for Partners and Teams of lawyers in Continental Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
Law firm clients often engage us on the following work:
- Lateral Partners Search;
- Office Openings;
- Lateral Team search where we are engaged to source the best lateral groups in international markets; and
- Practice development where law firm managements wish to expand their offering in a given practice area or geography
Crasner Consulting plays a critical role in overseeing law firm M&A processes nationally and internationally.
International law firms may consider a merger to augment their geographic footprint, to enter a new market, to achieve economies of scale, to better serve clients or for a variety of other reasons.
Effective mergers between law firms require deep knowledge of Financial, Cultural and Strategic aspects of law firms. Crasner Consulting has excellent access to key decision makers and maintains outstanding pedigree in the financial and non-financial aspects of law firms, allowing us to provide the following services to our clients:
- Merger Broking;
- Merger Searches;
- Boutique law firm sales;
Crasner Consulting’s dedicated team assisted law firm management on their most high stake strategic decisions.
We are retained on “bet the firm” mandates where management teams are looking for unbiased, high quality, honest advice from Consultants who truly understand their business and the wider industry.
We are often engaged by Managing Partners, Chairmen, Chief Strategy Officers, Development Officers or Executive Committees to provide counsel in the following areas:
- Market Entry Studies
- Employer Branding
- Merger compatibility reports
- Financial Analysis
- Market Entry and Feasibility Studies
- Performance Management
- Competitor Analysis
- Client Engagement Programs
A MESSAGE FROM OUR FOUNDER:
International Law firms have experienced unprecedented change over the last decade. At Crasner Consulting, I am proud to have participated in this evolution and created a cutting edge hybrid business that is engaged by law firms to provide world-class advice, merger broking and executive search services. The team we have created is formidable and our clients cherish the exceptional value that we have brought to them, our insight and our ability to deliver.
The hunger, energy and quality that we have in our specialist areas means that we are involved in some of the most exciting work in the international law firm market. As a boutique, we punch well above our weight and size and we are are often selected by the boards and management teams of US and UK law firms on the most complex, high value and important strategic objectives. transactions in the legal industry. We feel privileged to be in this enviable position and I am excited to build on our great success, in years to come.
INTEGRITY, KNOWLEDGE, RESPECT & TRUST
THE CRASNER BRAND AND REPUTATION IS WORTH UTMOST TO US. WE WISH TO ENGAGE WITH OUR STAFF, OUR CLIENTS, SUPPLIERS AND OUR WIDER ECOSYSTEM BY ADHERING TO THE FOLLOWING PRINCIPLES:
Personal and professional integrity lie at the heart of Crasner Consulting’s consultants. As is the case with our professional clients, our consultants pride themselves on their rigorous ethical discipline and commitment to professionalism
Our consultants possess the best understanding of the international law firm market. Our consultants are legally educated and have worked in top law firms, providing them unparalleled insight and knowledge into the legal market and the minds of our clients.
We respect the important role that we play in the lives of the shareholders of our clients, the lives of our candidates and we respect one another as a team.
Crasner Consulting’s influence in the market comes from the deep trust that our clients have in our expertise and ability. Our consultants understand that in the absence of trust, we cannot serve our clients to our full potential.
Congratulations to both Cynthia O’Donoghue and Reed Smith LLP. This is truly outstanding recognition for Cynthia, who continues to be a prominent practitioner and leader…