Month: September 2019

Interview – Richard Hsu

Lisa Leong and her business partner, Tristan Forrester, escape Melbourne and travel to San Francisco, to record this special Future Law Podcast bonus episode. They track down Richard Hsu – the Managing Director of the Partner Practice Group of recruitment firm Major Lindsey & Africa. Richard is the host and producer of an ABA award winning podcast HsuUntied– and author of the LMA award winning blog HsuTube. Oh, and he was a lawyer! (Amongst other legal roles, he was an IP partner at Shearman & Stirling). Richard spoke about creativity, being trained as an Engineer – and how his HsuTube offering came to be.

Episode 10 – Where Have All The Lawyers Gone?

Lisa Leong, Dean Dan Hunter, and Mike Madison take apart the challenges of modern law practice:  clients increasingly want multi-functional capabilities from their lawyers and firms. The profession is full of talk of “T-shaped” lawyers, who combine deep legal knowledge and broad business and organizational skills. How can firms find, train, and keep these “T-shaped” professionals happy and productive? How can T-shaped lawyers find success in law firms, or beyond?