A view from Hong Kong: HKEX and the LSE

Following the news of HKEX’s $37billion bid for the LSE breaking, and garnering significant media attention, Tim Nicholls, Managing Director of Paradigm Consulting offers insight into how the story is playing out in Hong Kong and what the experts are saying.


The age of the CVA: Insolvencies in the media

As we look back on the last financial year, it’s safe to say that it was a year of continued disruption and convergence in the property industry, but perhaps most notably on the high street.


Why the art of negotiation is essential for a career in PR

To be successful in public relations you need to be an all-rounder with skills in everything from research and communication to writing, critical analysis and creativity. However, one key trait that often gets overlooked is the ability to negotiate.


Legal PR pitching tips you can’t live without

Pitching the media can be a difficult — even maddening — exercise. But a thoughtfully crafted and executed pitch can help build a rapport with a journalist, while driving news coverage that shines positive light on the subject of the pitch.


From intern to president: A career in public relations, Q&A with Zach Olsen

Tell me your background with Infinite Global; how long you have been with the company and how your career progressed?


IKEA just delivered a brand and PR 'non-story' that has everyone talking...

When IKEA announced it was revealing a new logo everyone sat up and took notice; was the Scandi brand going Eric the Red colourful or Swedish thriller noir?


Chambers USA: Preparing strong legal directory submissions

Chambers & Partners is scheduled to releases its Chambers USA 2019 guide on April 25, 2019, and with its release it will kick off a new season of Chambers research.


Chambers USA announces 2020 research schedule, legal directory updates

While tulips, Easter baskets and milder weather herald the arrival of spring to many people, there’s another sure sign of spring for legal marketers and business development professionals: Chambers & Partners activity, including news that the Chambers USA 2019 guide will be published on April 25.


Q&A: LMA Leader Offers Tips for Attending Annual Conference in Atlanta

More than 1,500 professionals will converge on Atlanta next month for the 2019 Legal Marketing Association Annual Conference. The April 8-10 event, to be held at the Hyatt Regency, will offer dozens of breakout sessions and networking opportunities, so it’s important to think in advance about how to get the greatest value out of attendance.

With this in mind, Infinite Global caught up with Gia Altreche, an LMA West Regional Board Director, member of the Annual Conference Advisory Committee, and Director of Business Development and Marketing at Newmeyer & Dillion. As she prepares for her fifth year attending the event, Gia weighs in on making the most of the annual conference and the impact it has had on her own career. 


The need to practice what you preach

One of the historical (and pejorative) connotations of PR and communications is that it’s all headlines, no substance. Anyone who has worked in the industry knows that is simply not the case. If what you say does not align with reality you will be found out.