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  • Ben Farrow Consulting Analyst

    Ben focuses on industry research and data to deliver clear, actionable advice to clients.

    Ben has advised on market sizing, market entry, innovation and the future of professional services to large law and engineering firms, helping clients make infor..READ MORE

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    • 9 May, 2017

      Special Report: Market perceptions of IP firms listing on the ASX

      Report: Our special report into client and market perceptions of public ownership of specialist intellectual property firms is now available for purchase. (more…)....

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  • David Goener Partner

    Drawing on a professional and financial services career spanning 35 years, David acts as an adviser to beaton clients in respect to the strategic insights that professional services firms can obtain from our suite of benchmark products as w..READ MORE

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    • 22 Apr, 2016

      Ways to deliver fair value

      This post explores ways to deliver fair value to both their clients and professional services firms. It shows why one of the key elements of beatonbenchmarks research is an analysis of what clients co....

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  • Dr George Beaton Partner

    George has guided clients through a wide variety of strategic decisions in his 25 years as an adviser, researcher and consultant.

    His background, in business school teaching combined with his work in public and private companies, universities and gove..READ MORE

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    • 10 Mar, 2017

      Hear the voice of clients

      In professional and personal life, feedback is like oxygen. Without enough oxygen, our bodies can’t function effectively. So too with feedback. Without feedback, the value we deliver to clients is sub....

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  • Dr Margaret Beaton Partner

    For more than 20 years, Margaret has advised and consulted to senior leaders in professional service firms, universities and government agencies, and to corporate executives and boards.

    A co-founder of Beaton Research + Consulting, she specialises in ..READ MORE

  • Grant Hollings Research Manager

    Grant is an experienced project manager well versed at dealing with complex research situations and syndicated research studies. He has worked as a statistician on large and small scale surveys in countries ranging from Vietnam and Cambodia, to Singapore an..READ MORE

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    • 17 Mar, 2017

      Excellent market research starts with a great brief

      The best market research starts with a clear brief. My post aims to help you, the client, write just such a brief. (more…)....

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  • Lynda Dean Consultant Support Manager

    Lynda is a Consultant Support Manager, working across all areas of beaton.

    She provides administrative support to the consultants, organises all our seminars and is part of the team managing The Financial Review Client Choice Award..READ MORE

  • Marc Ewen Associate

    Marc has been working out of the Sydney office since 2010. His main responsibilities are market research and analysis, financial modelling and due diligence. Marc is involved in both buy- and sell-side of M&A transactions, advising professional services..READ MORE

  • Paul Hugh-Jones Partner

    Paul consults with beaton clients to help them develop superior growth strategies and programs, using beaton’s suite of market, client and competitor research.

    He helps firms build executional capability and perform..READ MORE

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    • 5 Jun, 2017

      Law firms uncertain of return on marketing investment

      Marketing investment has uncertain returns for law firms. This is the headline from a survey of CMOs at 68 of the world’s leading law firms by consulting firms Calibrate Legal and Totum Partners (1).....

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