For an international commercial law firm, it’s fundamental to be aware of global events that can impact clients. Beyond providing legal advice, lawyers at Baker McKenzie have been using FT insights to provide a better service.
Statistics published in 2015 by Universities UK suggested there are 125,000 EU students at UK universities, and 14 per cent academic staff come from other EU nations. Combined they generated more than £2.2bn for the economy and creating 19,000 jobs.
The political, economic and social landscape is fast-moving. And much of it is driven by technology disruption. Within the academic and education market, this has had a great number of implications from how disciplines are taught in the classroom or through distance learning; to the work skill sets and experience companies demanding from graduates.
If there’s one thing that makes a business stand out from any other organisation, it’s the ability of your client facing professionals to foster a much deeper understanding of their client’s issues and providing advice that is directly related to achieving their outcomes.