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Validatum™ Limited is a London, UK based international legal services pricing consultancy; the leading specialist legal services pricing consultancy in the world. The company's sole focus is legal services pricing; the most challenging and rapidly evolving aspect of the lawyer/client relationship. 

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The Legal Procurement Desiderata

Health Warning: This is a good-natured satirical critique of legal procurement professionals. If you are thin skinned, don’t read it (so now of course you will). Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. Heed the wisdom of the ages...

Pavlovian Pricing & Meritocracy Structures

Most of us are familiar with Pavlov’s classical conditioning experiments. It is therefore obvious to most that the best way to get the behaviour you want is to provide rewards for doing so, or at least refrain from punishing people for doing them. The flip side is that you have to...

Pricing: “There are a lot of tricks I knows…”

These lyrics from the musical Les Miserables (Master of The House) are the inspiration for this post. It has for many years been customary for firms to include a variety of sundry charges at the end of the bill but a cost benefit/analysis may well reveal that whilst the practice...

More Than One Bite At The Cherry: Pitches, Bids, Tenders & RFPs

When we work intensively with firms on pricing, a common grizzle is the firms’ frustration with what they characterise as the lack of sophistication with which the ‘procurement’ exercise is run. Non-lawyers often approach the procurement of even sophisticated...

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