legal operations

  • Legal ops 101: Find your data

    Legal ops 101: Find your data

    Mar 25, 2019

    Jean-Francois Denis recalls the first time he asked for data from the legal department at Bombardier Inc. when he was trying to figure out what was being spent and how much work was being sent to external law firms.

  • The ICE system - prioritizing your projects

    Mar 18, 2019

    Lawyers are constantly juggling multiple tasks and projects. To-do lists can be so long and overwhelming that one does not even know where to start. This can lead to avoiding doing any task of importance until we absolutely have to do it. It can also result in shutting down and feeling burned out even before we start any tasks. A helpful tool for managing to-dos is the ICE system, a simple and effective method of prioritizing tasks and projects.

  • Legal Operations 101

    Mar 18, 2019

    Legal operations emphasizes the effective and efficient delivery of legal services in-house. This relatively new discipline addresses a number of organizational issues. Counsel should no longer fight against the organizational assimilation, but they should instead work at becoming part of it.

  • Legal ops at a crossroads

    Feb 4, 2019

    As we launch our sixth annual Innovatio Awards recognizing innovation in-house this month, I am excited to announce that this year we are adding a category recognizing excellence for legal operations — a multi-disciplinary team approach to managing the challenges of legal departments both big and small.

  • Women hold greatest number of director of legal ops role

    Women hold greatest number of director of legal ops role

    Apr 23, 2018

    Nearly three-quarters of legal operations leaders are lawyers who have successfully transformed their skillset and 59 per cent are held by women, a new study into the role has revealed.