Demonstrating the value of the legal team
14 Oct 2020
In good times or bad, it is essential to the success of any in-house legal team to be able to demonstrate their value to the business. KPIs and benchmarking activities can go a long way in showing how well the team are doing but in order to really elevate the standing of the legal team, requires a multi-prong approach.
SPEAKER(S): Alexis Alexandra, General Counsel, Liberis
CHAIR: Sarah Gray, Group Legal Director, Post Office
Legal tech: platforms, best practice and pitfalls
25 Nov 2020
Increased pressures on budgets and resource over the last six months have accelerated many organisations’ use of technology to maintain the speed and efficiency of workflow in legal teams.
SPEAKER(S): Alistair Maiden, CEO, SYKE | Kent Dreadon, General Counsel, Ascential plc
Harvard Law School: Smart Collaboration for In-house Legal Teams
11 Dec 2020
For any in-house legal team there is always a need to work across functions and at all levels within an organisation. This accessibility and organisational awareness are key to its wider value. However, the service nature of legal teams means that it is very easy to be perceived simply as a cost centre rather than...
SPEAKER(S): Heidi K. Gardner, Distinguished Fellow & Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School
CHAIR: Richard Harris, Chief Legal Officer & Company Secretary, Robert Walters
The psychology of leadership: motivation and resilience
19 Jan 2021
For many, the world has become a much scarier place. This, combined with extended periods of home working, have led to well documented and widespread feelings of isolation and anxiety across workers at all levels. That's involved serious challenges around motivation and focus, collaboration with colleagues and productivity.
SPEAKER(S): Jonathan Coppin, Psychoanalyst, Moult Coppin Limited | Géza Palocsay, CEO, Adevinta Hungary
CHAIR: Stephen Pierce, Deputy Managing Director & Chief HR Officer, Hitachi Europe
Managing crises and supply chains: a Total SE case study
26 Feb 2021
Total SE is a French multinational energy company founded in 1924 and one of the seven "Supermajor" oil companies in the world. It is present in over 130 countries and its businesses cover the entire oil and gas chain, from exploration and production, transportation, refining and trading. As part of its ambition to get to...
SPEAKER(S): Rowen McBrien, Vice President of Legal, Total Exploration and Production
Re-imagining legal operations: A KPMG workshop
17 Mar 2021
With changing expectations from colleagues and business partners, budgets pressures and the impact of new technology, traditional legal operations models are in danger of becoming obsolete. In this design thinking workshop, experts will guide you to reevaluate your...
SPEAKER(S): Nicola Brooks, Director, Head of Legal Operations Transformation Services, KPMG