I am very pleased to welcome two new principals to Edge International: Sam Coupland and Dr. Neil Oakes of FMRC, Australasia’s leading professional development consultancy.

Screen Shot 2016-04-30 at 11.05.04 AMSam Coupland has worked exclusively with the legal profession for 15 years, assisting firms in strategy development, practice planning, equity valuations and equity transfers. Sam is also a frequent presenter on practice-management-related topics, delivering dynamic presentations through FMRC programs and professional conferences in the areas of financial management, business development, succession planning, strategy, and people management to hundreds of lawyers every year.

Screen Shot 2016-04-30 at 11.04.51 AMNeil Oakes, PhD has been a director of FMRC for 20 years, assisting law firms with strategy and profit growth, partner/director management and profit sharing, key talent management, management structures, and succession management consulting. He regularly conducts law firm planning retreats and helps large and small, private, corporate and government legal organizations to function optimally.

Our newest principals join Sean Larkan, Edge International’s first Australasian principal, allowing us to further extend our market-leading reach in Australasian legal-services consulting. We are delighted to have them on board.

The full announcement regarding these new appointments appears on the Edge International website.

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