Posts on In-house-legal-teams

The power of legal spend data

Posted by Hannah Houston on Oct 11, 2019 12:41:01 PM

The idea of tracking legal spend might make some legal teams feel a little uneasy. With projects that seem to rake up billable hours and complicated billing systems, it can be hard to stay on top of your spend and make sense of all the data. 🤯

What's more, the lack of visibility and transparency, confusing fee arrangements (that are inconsistently applied), and recurring billing errors and questionable time recording behaviours are now harming the reputation of in-house teams, according to Apperio. 

Tracking spend data is an expectation of modern legal teams who must pay closer attention to the budget with increased oversight from the CFO.

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Topics: In-House Legal Teams, Spend

Traditional firms must adapt or die

Posted by Hannah Houston on Jul 12, 2019 11:29:03 AM



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Topics: General Counsel, In-House Legal Teams, In-House Roundup

In-House Roundup #15: decision trees, scaling legal, and 7 steps to moving in-house

Posted by James Valentine on Feb 18, 2019 11:13:43 AM


Outsource or in-house? A quick decision tree to help you decide
 

We hear from lots of GCs and legal teams who'd like to have a clear process for team members to determine which matters work should be outsourced and which should be kept in-house...  

So we got a couple of GC friends to put together a basic framework for this decision making process 🌳👇 (We'd love to hear your feedback on it!)

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Topics: In-House Legal Teams, In-House Teams, Legal Ops

Outsource or in-house? A quick decision tree to help you decide

Posted by James Valentine on Feb 15, 2019 1:36:28 PM



We hear from lots of GCs and legal teams who'd like to have a clear process for team members to determine which matters work should be outsourced and which should be kept in-house.


Often, work ends up stuck in the "in" tray when it could be done more effectively and efficiently by an external specialist, or money is wasted on law firms when internal expertise could have been better utilised.

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Topics: In-House Legal Teams

ASOS GC Andrew Magowan on harnessing innovation in the legal industry

Posted by Ivy Wong on Jan 29, 2019 4:00:52 PM



Lexoo speaks to Andrew Magowan, GC of ASOS, to find out what he thinks are the most significant innovations in the legal industry, why he’s pessimistic about traditional law firms, what legal department success looks like, and the most important thing he’s learned.
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Topics: General Counsel, In-House Legal Teams, GC Interview