How we help SMALL LEGAL DEPARTMENTS
Reorganising SMALL LEGAL DEPARTMENTS
Lawyers in a small legal department are often generalists. They have the same range of tasks as larger legal departments and have to weigh up what they do for whom, when and to what extent? How do they master the balancing act between operational service provider and strategic advisor to the management? How do they manage the risks and ensure the quality of advice?
We discuss the topics and general conditions with the legal management in such a way that they have clarity about the central questions of the management of the small legal department, know and can operate the set screws in the organization and in their own person and thus experience a great relief.
The advice is usually given in the context of business-oriented coaching. Type and scope are determined together. It is advisable to involve the management in order to take up the expectations around their expectations regarding the role and tasks of the legal department.
From our own experience we are familiar with the management of legal departments and know the perspective of management and business. We are organizational consultants and experienced coaches with a set of methods and tools that help to clarify and decide.
We can name the following cases from the last 20 years of our law firm consulting, with many examples overlapping; at the core, it is always about culture change:
- Workshops to improve the effectiveness of the legal department in the overall company