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In-house teams are putting greater focus on ‘real-time’ metrics
on May 15, 2017
Tracking spending and diversity at PayPal and GE
From spending to diversity, companies such as PayPal and GE are tracking and measuring a variety of aspects of work they do with their external counsel as it moves through their busy legal department and it’s putting law firms on their toes.
on April 17, 2017
Ontario in-house lawyers recognized for pro bono work
Some in-house counsel were recently recognized for pro bono projects geared toward helping communities in need of access to legal services in the Greater Toronto Area.
Practicing In-house
on April 17, 2017
Legal offshoring will soon be Uberized
Much has been written lately in regard to in-house legal departments offshoring work to non-traditional legal providers, be they firms or individuals in countries where legal services are available inexpensively.

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May 2017, Volume 12 • Issue 3
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    Written by Jennifer Brown
    Issue Date: April 2017
    The numbers on e-discovery projects can be staggering both from a dollar and document perspective. E-discovery can represent 50 per…
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    Issue Date: April 2017
    While it may seem at times that in the world at large there is increasing resistance to facts and expertise,…
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    Issue Date: April 2017
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    Written by Danny Bradbury
    Issue Date: April 2017
    For years, Canada and the European Union have enjoyed a safe and comfortable relationship when it comes to data privacy.…
    • Subtitle Workplace Solutions
    Written by Sara Forte
    Issue Date: April 2017
    British Columbia amended its Human Rights Code in July 2016 to add “gender identity and expression” as a protected ground.…
    • Subtitle Intellectual Property
    Issue Date: April 2017
    On Oct. 30, 2016, Canada signed the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement with the European Union. Just one day later,…
    • Subtitle Litigation and Arbitration
    Issue Date: April 2017
    Two recent decisions suggest that Canadian courts are ever more inclined to assume jurisdiction over civil claims brought by foreign…
    • Subtitle Industry Spotlight
    Written by Jennifer Brown
    Issue Date: April 2017
    Howard Morry has been associated with First Nations work since the 1980s in the early days of his career. Often,…
    • Subtitle Professional Profile: Brenda Stokes Verworn’s career involved a series of firsts including being the first woman lawyer in Welland, Ont.
    Written by Jennifer Brown
    Issue Date: April 2017
    Brenda Stokes Verworn left private practice to go in-house many years before doing so became a popular path for lawyers…
    • Subtitle Editor's Box
    Written by Jennifer Brown
    Issue Date: April 2017
    Does your in-house legal department have a formal written business plan? If you do, you’re among the approximately 25 per…

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