In a complex and competitive world, every successful business
needs access to lawyers who can bring experience, commercial acumen
and legal ability to bear on the various corporate, commercial,
regulatory and taxation issues which affect them. The critical
question faced by most of our potential clients, is the choice
between a law firm over an individual lawyer?
Hiring a lawyer is not just a black and white, huge or
diminutive decision. It doesn't have to be an alternative
between a renowned big law firm and a single lawyer show.
Not to dispute the fact that big law firms offer host of legal
services and often have complete section committed to different
areas of the law which permits them to focus on the specific
requirement of the client, yet their laid back culture,
inefficiency and the reputation of overbilling not to mention the
disbursements and out of pocket expenses included in the bill
frustrates the clients as they do not see value for the fees they
end up paying.
As against choosing an individual lawyer with limitations, who
can make manoeuvring the legal system much less taxing for you can
be a real task. One would need a lawyer who can not only support
the organization's growing needs but also ensure an outcome
that is fair and also constructive to you. Whether big or small,
businesses can get the best of both worlds by finding a mid-path in
form of boutique law firms.
A boutique law firm is a collection of attorneys, typically
organised in a limited liability partnership or professional
corporation, specialising in a niche area of law practice. While a
general practice law firm includes a variety of unrelated practice
areas within a single firm, offering multiple services to the
client, a boutique firm specialises in one or a select few practice
These new firms are choosing to focus the work of the entire
firm on lesser areas of law rather than try to maintain the general
practice culture of the big law firms. The logic is in sickness,
you visit your general practitioner who in turn directs you to a
specialist depending upon your need. The same is true in the law:
go to a specialist, that is, the boutique law firm.
We as a boutique law firm work on the following five
1. Client Centric. Each Client Matters. You are not a number or
a pay-check to us. Your success is measure of our success and we
take that seriously. In a small pond there is no such thing as a
small fish. Every client to us is a "big Fish". All of
our associates are familiar with your case and knows you byname,
and we are proud of that. We believe reputation is everything and
we have been practicing that almost a decade, with a proven success
2. Accessibility. We make our selves accessible day and night.
Ready to help when you need it all, our client have our office
number, personal email and mobile numbers. We chart out the work
group list with contact details of all associates working on the
project and appoint a point person at the beginning of any
assignment along with a proposed timeline.
3. Efficient. We ensure every penny paid by you as fees is
valued by us. We understand that wasted time is, wasted money.
4. Personal Touch. When you call our law firm you will always be
Working with the same associate who has a thorough understanding of
your organisation. This personal relationship with clients sets our
5. Focus. We are focused on our niche areas of practice. Our
focus is to build long-term relationships. As we believe that
lasting association is directly attributable to growth, success and
client satisfaction. We listen, we lead and we communicate with
honesty and integrity.
Ensure to deal with a boutique law firm which gives outstanding
quality work, consistency, support, ease and flexibility. Let the
law firm make a difference in your business and helps you achieve
that success by providing comprehensive legal support. Lastly, have
an enduring relationship with the law firm and have a safe
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guide to the subject matter. Specialist advice should be sought
about your specific circumstances.
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