I also believe that optimum the framework for such an analysis is that set out by Harvard Business School Professor Michael E. We will take each in turn.
Consolidation in the legal services market March Market consolidation is the process whereby small firms grow, merge or exit the market while larger firms become increasingly prevalent. This leads to a change in the structure of the market and the way it interacts with consumers.
The purpose of this paper is to highlight a current risk in the legal services sector and support law firms in taking appropriate actions to protect against the risk to themselves, their clients and the wider public interest.
Download PDF 18 pages, K Executive summary As a risk-based regulator, a vital activity that we undertake is the identification of risks to the regulatory objectives, as set out in the Legal Services Act 1.
As well as allocating our own resources proportionately, in-line with these risks, we require firms to ensure that they are also managing them. Market consolidation is the process whereby small firms grow, merge or exit the market while larger firms become increasingly prevalent.
This process is common in many business sectors and is regarded as a natural, and even inevitable, process. There is evidence that the legal services market is experiencing such a phase, including: The market share of the top ten conveyancing firms increased from 5.
There were 60 percent more mergers between law firms in than in The cause of consolidation is the collective strategic decisions of firms in the market in the face of competitive pressures, especially pressures on cost and the level of demand.
There is a range of such pressures driving consolidation in the legal market, with examples including: The market will consolidate further, but due to the uncertainties involved we do not propose to predict the timescale or eventual market structure.
Different sectors of the market are likely to consolidate at different speeds and times. A consolidated market, in itself, should not be seen as presenting more risk than a fragmented market. The risks involved will be different, but market changes will also bring about opportunities and benefits.
For example, the new market structure, and businesses within it, may perform better at broadening access to legal services for those that require them.
However, the consolidation process represents a period of transition. Therefore, it is important for firms to understand that the market landscape is changing and be alert to this dynamic situation. This situation may act as a driver of a wide range of different risks.
The specific risks it will affect will be different for each firm. However, particular risks where a widespread impact may occur include:Porter's Five Forces Healthcare Industry Competitive Rivalry: The rivalry within the healthcare industry is very intense within pharmaceutical companies and insurance companies, while being less intense amongst hospitals (certain exceptions exist).
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