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2 months ago

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Move over legal conferences, legal festivals is where it's at

LOD's Legal Service Lead, Caroline Slettengren has been converted to the new age of legal conferences after attending the very first Crafty Fest.

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3 months ago

4 Mins Read

How in-house lawyers can better communicate with the business

SUMMARY: How in-house lawyers communicate with their business colleagues is a vital and yet often overlooked skill. By structuring your writing, keeping it concise, leading with the answer and making the next step easy, you can boost your effectiveness.

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4 months ago

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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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5 months 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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9 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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9 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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9 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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