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Press

3 days ago

4 Mins Read

Is it time to put PQE to bed?

LOD Head of Care and Development, Grace Strutton writes for Legal Week on the validity of using PQE today.

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Articles

4 weeks ago

5 min read

Review 2021, Forecast 2022

Read our round-up of key insights from this year, and where we think 2022 will take us.

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Articles

1 month ago

5 min read

The Great Resignation? A Welcome Realignment

In 2021 we saw widespread changes and shifts in sentiment from the global workforce. It has been termed “The Great Resignation” by North American academics but that’s a misnomer for what we have seen in job markets across Asia-Pacific, Europe and the United Kingdom. What we’re seeing instead is a shift in priorities for professionals, and a desire to align their new focus with their organisation. We’re calling it the “Welcome Realignment”.

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Articles

1 month ago

5 min read

Why (and how) in-house legal teams should focus on output

To better deliver value to their organisation, forward-thinking legal teams have shifted their focus to measuring outputs over inputs. This refocusing enables legal teams to boost their efficiency, as time spent on matters is no longer an indicator of value or a badge of pride. Knowing how to measure your team’s output can be challenging and sometimes the smart move is to bring in legal delivery experts to lead the way.

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Articles

1 month ago

5 min read

Spending your surplus budget – on something you can use all year round...

If you’ve got extra budget you need to use up before the end of the year, it might be tempting to spend it on something short-lived and flashy.

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Press

1 month ago

3 min read

SYKE launches in Australia

LOD has announced the Australian launch of SYKE as part of their service delivery to clients. Founded in 2016, SYKE is one of the world’s fastest growing independent legal tech consultancies, operating in UK/Europe, the USA and now APAC, helping legal teams choose, design and implement legal technology.

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Articles

2 months ago

4 min read

How to boost your legal team with interim lawyers

Over the past decade, there has been strong and sustained growth in the use of interim lawyers. As this market has matured, we’ve uncovered a much wider set of use-cases for contracting interim lawyers - over and above the more common scenarios like parental leave covers.

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