notes, firms are putting more emphasis on branding.
In addition to working with Canadian respondents, Acritas
asked 55 general counsels from international organizations outside Canada with legal needs in the country which firms they were most likely to use in Canada.
Elizabeth said: "From my first meeting with Acritas
I knew they were the people I wanted to work with and now almost three years on I absolutely love what I do and couldn't imagine a better fit for me.
2013 Global Elite Brand Index ranks Dentons as the 19[sup.
With Juliana based in New York, Acritas
will be able to boost its service offering in the US as well as in Canada and Latin America.
International Procurement All international buyers During a 2009 survey of legal buyers worldwide, conducted by Acritas
, international buyers were asked to name the main challenges they faced when procuring legal advice overseas.
At the time the latest Acritas
research figures were released, director Jo Summers said: "The shift to using regional law firms is somethingwhichhas been talked about for a while now.
It was the number one ranked law firm in the renowned Acritas
Sharplegal Elite Global Brand Index in 2011 and was the fifth ranked firm in the ALM Corporate Counsel Top 500 Companies Go-to' Law Firms in the same year.
Since then she has been joined by other women on the forum's board - Lisa Hart-Shepherd, founder of Acritas
, Julie Drummond, cofounder of Drummond Central, and Pamela Petty, managing director of EBac Group - while the forum has always been led, coincidentally, by a female chief executive.
The survey was conducted in July 2013 by Acritas
on behalf of Watson Burton, using Populus to conduct the omnibus survey element.
John Hays, founder of Hays Travel; Tom Maxfield, of Sage Group and previous owner of Seaham Hall; Duncan Young, of property consultants Sanderson Young and Lisa Hart Shepherd, head of Acritas
, a leading provider of specialist research programmes, will all take part in the Forum's regional panel.
Mrs Dallolio worked for Acritas
prior to her new appointment and before that spent several years at Greggs.
The figures from global legal sector researcher Acritas
said legal spending is due to drop by a further 17 per cent before the end of the year, a much faster rate than the overall Treasury's GDP estimate of 3.
Earlier this year Acritas
recognized Fulbright as one of the leading U.
A top 20 firm on the Acritas
2013 Global Elite Brand Index, Dentons is committed to challenging the status quo in delivering consistent and uncompromising quality in new and inventive ways.