Venturis Consulting Group strengthens its presence in the Nordics and joins forces with kiMEru Coaching & Consulting

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Venturis Consulting Group, the preeminent European law firm strategy consulting firm, will further strengthen its presence in the Nordics. The Nordic branch will be led by Marion Ehmann, founder of kiMEru Coaching & Consulting AB and before that a lawyer with Clifford Chance in Duesseldorf and Vinge in Stockholm. According to Marion: “The legal market in the Nordics is very dynamic at the moment. We experience increased demands from both clients and employees as well as an increase in technology use that all have a clear impact on law firm´s performance, pricing and operating models. Law firms have realized that and accepted the need to change the way they operate and manage their matters and their people. We have now passed the phase of paying lip-service to change and can expect to see some real innovation in the next years. I am very happy to be able to support that change together with my Venturis colleagues. We can help law firms in the region to design new strategies and execute them, to increase their client-serving skills, to support their employees in the transition from lawyer to legal solution provider, and more.”

Venturis Consulting Group – which has been servicing some of the most prominent law firms across Europe for more than 15 years – has been working with independent and international law firms in Sweden, Norway and Denmark for more than 5 years and has implemented several strategic reviews, law firm restructuring projects and law firm mergers. Venturis has also assisted international firms with market entries and advised national firms in Scandinavia on governance reviews and profit and practice management systems. Dr. Gerard Tanja, Amsterdam-based partner: ‘’With Marion Ehmann we have a very experienced partner, well-established and who has seen ‘both sides of the table’. Her specific expertise in the area of legal design and legal project management is a very welcome addition to our current service offering. We have an increased demand for our services in the Nordics and are currently executing some, rather demanding, market entry and merger projects in the region. We want to further grow our Nordic business, want to firmly establish ourselves in the region and are convinced the Nordic legal market will experience a lot of change in the next few years”.

Venturis Consulting Nordics AB will provide strategic advice to national independent and International law firms in the areas of strategy & positioning (including merger consulting), people & performance, and strategy execution. It will operate out of Stockholm and intends to add consultants from other jurisdictions to the team.

For the press:

Venturis Consulting Group is a leading management-strategy consulting firm for the legal sector with offices in Amsterdam, Frankfurt, London, Milan and Munich. It has a strategic alliance with Kerma Partners Latin America with offices in Mexico-City and Miami and Warwick Place Legal with an office in New York.

Venturis acts as a trusted advisor in the design, facilitation and execution of complex strategic and organizational initiatives facing the legal industry.

We assist the management of sophisticated law firms worldwide to respond to changing market and competitive dynamics, establish powerful market positions and achieve superior performance. Our advice and research-based insights have been tested and shaped through many years of experience in driving strategic and high impact ‘bet the firm’ change and transformation processes.

kiMEru Coaching & Consulting AB was established in Stockholm in 2013 as a consultancy for the legal sector with a strong focus on improving client-serving and management skills for both law firms and in-house departments. It has been helping independent and international law firms in Sweden, Finland and Denmark for more than 6 years to enhance their legal project management abilities and processes. kiMEru has also introduced legal design to law firms as a toolbox to strengthen client focus, help solve complex problems and drive innovation.

kiMEru Coaching & Consulting AB´s founder Marion Ehmann has a strong background in the legal sector due to her many years of experience as a trusted advisor in international and leading independent law firms and her university training in, among others, quality and leadership development, work life pedagogics and project management. Against this background, she has identified legal project management, legal design and coaching as success tools for lawyers and law firms in today´s changing market dynamics and increased competitive environment.

For more information, please contact:

Marion Ehmann
marion.ehmann@venturisconsulting.com                            
M +46 766 33 35 80

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Marion Ehmann is a lawyer as well as the founder and owner of kiMEru Coaching & Consulting AB. She uses up-to-date research and best practice plus her almost 20 years of experience in the legal profession to support lawyers in their professional development.