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1 week ago

3 Mins Read

Emerging trends and challenges for legal teams in 2022

Last week, LOD was thrilled to support the Corporate Counsel Summit in Sydney. One of the key sessions was an insightful and frank panel discussion hosted by Paul Cowling that featured three leading General Counsel.

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4 weeks ago

6 Mins Read

Using data to boost the value of in-house legal teams

SUMMARY: In-house legal teams sit on a mountain of useful data. Progressive teams leverage this data to create efficiencies, anticipate problems faster, better allocate team resources and boost organisational speed.

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5 months 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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5 months ago

5 min read

The Great Resignation? A Welcome Realignment

In 2021 there were widespread changes and shifts in sentiment from the global workforce. Across APAC and Europe we’re also seen professionals’ priorities shift, with an increasing desire to align their new focus with their organisation. It’s been termed “The Great Resignation” by North American academics. We call it “The Welcome Realignment”

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5 months 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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5 months 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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Articles

6 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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