Law Department Management


Rent An In-House Lawyer For A Day

Certainly not a new trend in the rapidly evolving legal marketplace, which has a significant number of on-demand legal services providers. Fletch fans will wonder if there is a “lease with an option to buy”:…



Breaking the reactive cycle in-house

Some wise words from Canada: Law departments across Canada should see themselves, and be seen company-wide, as integral parts of their corporate clients’ businesses. As in-house counsel, we can provide much more value if we’re…


More Law Departments Done With Billable Hours?

Billable hours are oft-referenced as the bane of the law firm lawyer – will law departments insistence on alternative fee arrangements help make them a thing of the past? Facing increasing budget pressure, more corporate…


Managing the broader role of in-house counsel

The role of in-house counsel is a balancing act that needs to be actively managed to ensure success: In-house counsel are playing an increasingly critical role within private and public companies. He or she is…