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Legal technologies

By Marc May on 19/09/2017

The recession of 2008 set in motion massive change in the legal profession. Long gone are the days where law firms could charge clients what they like.

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Cloud Services: it all lands somewhere

By Bruce Macmillan on 12/09/2017

For many people Cloud services are a wonderful nebulous concept with a lovely income increasing (or cost reducing) silver lining. Put it all in the cloud and your costs, your problems, your hardware all go away.

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Taking a common-sense approach to enterprise social networking

By Steve Bynghall

At first glance the growth of social networks, internal collaboration platforms, discussion boards and the ability to add unmoderated comments into intranets inside companies appears to be dripping with risk.

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GDPR: new data protection bill - statement of intent

By Bruce Macmillan on 08/08/2017

170 "extremely useful" consultee responses lead to the conclusion that unhindered flow of data, therefore, is essential to the UK forging its own path as an ambitious trading partner.

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2D contracting in a 3D world

By Bruce Macmillan on 03/08/2017

Why the "6C"s of obligation mapping are core part of legal risk management

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The accountable Head of Legal/GC

By Anthony Inglese on 31/07/2017

As a Head of Legal in five organisations, one lesson I learned was the importance of clarity about the accountability of the head of legal for “all things legal”.

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Meetings  

By Paul Bentall on 16/07/2017

Whether it’s the daily briefing, the impromptu get together to discuss new developments or the scheduled project review, meetings are an everyday part of life in organisations.

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General Counsel – a toolkit for setting goals and priorities

By Janice More on 10/07/2017

A personal perspective by Janice More, former European GC of Heinz

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3 steps in solving for the human side of issues

By Bruce Macmillan on 28/06/2017

I have been reflecting on several discussions over the past week that have really shown the importance of solving not just for the "factual side" of an issue but also for the "emotional side" as, being humans, how we feel about the way that a problem is solved is frequently at least as important, sometimes more so, than the actual factual solution.

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“Negoti-eight principles?”

By Bruce Macmillan on 19/06/2017

“8” principles on how to be properly prepared, preferably before you start negotiating.

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