Choosing the right legal spend management solution can be a daunting task. There are many software tools with different strengths and weaknesses and it’s hard to know which is best for your needs. This guide for in-house legal details the core areas that should be considered when selecting your legal spend management software.
Daniel Winterfeldt, Founder and Chair of InterLaw Diversity Forum, shares his recent experiences of how legal professionals in protected categories are being disproportionately impacted by COVID-19, and what in-house teams can do to prevent this during the pandemic and beyond.
Helen Lowe, Head of Legal Operations at Easyjet is taking this time to reflect on how legal can optimise processes, do more with less, and drive value from law firms. In times of budget cuts, effective legal operations is more important than ever.
There are many negative assumptions about legal e-billing software but there are many benefits for law firms that embrace it. Despite the challenges with using more than 30 different e-billing systems for over 200 “fully e-billed” clients, Adam Knight, Global Revenue Advisor at Linklaters LLP sees more pros than cons.
Bryan King and Iain MacDonald share some examples of billing guidelines, how to use and monitor them, and why. By calling on legal operations experience at Lloyds Banking Group and e-Billing expertise gained at Clifford Chance, Iain and Bryan respectively will give the in-house and law firm perspective on how useful these guidelines are in real life.
Natalie Salunke, GC at Havn is interviewed via video conference from her kitchen, on why implementing changes long-term could be business-critical, what established legal departments can learn from start-up culture, and the importance of looking after your employees’ evolving work-life balance and well-being needs.
Billing guidelines are rules that law firms must follow with regard to what they can and cannot invoice a client for. Download the guide for ten example billing guidelines, their application and purpose, likelihood of acceptance by law firms, and suggested wording for each.
Ari Kaplan from Reinventing Professionals interviewed Timo Tschersig, the head of customer success for BusyLamp, a legal operations software platform, and Dr. Bernhard Waltl, a data scientist with BMW Group. Bernard is a co-founder of the Liquid Legal Institute in Germany and he and Timo are among the authors of the Institute’s 2019 Digitalization Guide. […]