The Sherrards Blog: Alliott Group

Are we moving into a cognitive era for professional firms?

7th February 2017

Artificial intelligence technologies such as IBM Watson are a paradigm shift for professional firms according to speaker Mike Platt who presented at the Alliott group North America Leadership Meeting in Miami. Keynote speaker Mike Platt of INSIDE Public Accounting shared his views on trends in the professional services sector. The future is …

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Are we moving into a cognitive era for professional firms?

Panel Session – Washington DC: “The Benefits of International Alliances and Networks – exploring the good, the bad and the ugly”

1st February 2017

This article reflects the highlights of a panel session run by the IBA Law Firm Management Committee’s Business Development Working Group, at the IBA Annual Conference in Washington DC, exploring the benefits of international alliances and networks, looking at the good, the bad and the ugly. The panel consisted of …

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Panel Session – Washington DC: “The Benefits of International Alliances and Networks – exploring the good, the bad and the ugly”

Global Round Table Highlights Uncertainty in M&A Environment but Provides Reasons to be Optimistic

28th November 2016

A recent international round table discussion focused on mergers and acquisitions involved members of Alliott Group’s Corporate Finance / M&A Group and explored reasons for the decline in overall deal volume in 2016, trends in the market and the impact of reforms and regulations implemented at national and international levels.  …

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Global Round Table Highlights Uncertainty in M&A Environment but Provides Reasons to be Optimistic

Sherrards Features in GameChangers on the Future of Professional Services

2nd March 2016

GameChangers SM, an international publication from ACQ5, recently featured Sherrards Solicitors as part of an extensive Q&A with John Kleopas, the Chairman of Alliott Group, an international alliance of professional services firms of which we are the member for London and the South East in the United Kingdom.  The interview …

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Sherrards Features in GameChangers on the Future of Professional Services

Sherrards takes the Big Apple by storm, at the Alliott Group Worldwide Conference in New York

30th November 2015

Partners from Sherrards Solicitors attended Alliott Group’s Annual Worldwide Conference in New York City from 21 – 25 October 2015.  Now in its 36th year, the conference brought together 111 lawyers and accountants from 30 countries to network, share strategies and discuss issues facing their clients and the professional services sector. Paul …

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Sherrards takes the Big Apple by storm, at the Alliott Group Worldwide Conference in New York

Sherrards chic with the Alliott Group

22nd May 2015

Jean-Paul da Costa presented Sherrards’ corporate credentials at the recent Alliott Group EMEA meeting in Paris as part of ‘Team Sherrards’. Jean-Paul’s key message was that the UK is very much open for business.   Jean-Paul da Costa observed that investors are attracted to London and the UK because of a number …

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Sherrards chic with the Alliott Group

Getting close to Japanese royalty

16th December 2014

The Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzō Abe, opened this year’s IBA annual conference in Tokyo which I was very pleased to attend. In his address at the opening ceremony in the presence of the Emperor and Empress of Japan, I listened to him make it clear that “the concept of the rule …

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Getting close to Japanese royalty

Happy to be at the centre of a global economy

8th December 2014

At the recent Alliott Group AGM in South Africa, I was delighted to be re-elected as Chair of Alliott Group Legal, an alliance of law firms that is part of the Alliott Group. It’s a challenging role that demands much commitment, but it is hugely rewarding. Our involvement in AG Legal is …

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Happy to be at the centre of a global economy

Giving back on a global scale

5th December 2014

Going back four years now, our international alliance Alliott Group has allocated time within its annual worldwide conference programme for all attendees to get involved in its ‘Giving Back’ project.  This year, our group visited the Tapologo Outreach Centre on the outskirts of Rustenburg in South Africa. The centre makes a really positive …

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Giving back on a global scale

Safe hands around the world for our clients

4th December 2014

Sherrards is part of Alliott Group Legal, which is an international alliance of law firms around the world. In this video, in my capacity as chair of the group, I am discussing the benefits of membership for Sherrards and other law firms who might be interested in getting on board. As …

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Safe hands around the world for our clients
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