Teamwork makes the legal dream work

Teamwork makes the legal dream work

You are in the middle of a zombie apocalypse and you have two choices, go it alone or team up? In a competitive market, lawyers are often led to believe that teamwork doesn’t make the dream work. But, just as with fighting zombies, the fight to keep up with client demand and the complex nature of their problems may be better tackled in a team. At LexisNexis, we believe that collaboration is the key to keeping up with the ever-changing nature of the legal profession, and here’s why.

 

Client expectation and demand

 

Back in the good old days, before the technology boom, lawyers were the sole source of knowledge when it came to anything legal. Clients had no choice but to put their full trust and faith in legal practitioners to have an awareness of all legal aspects.

With the advance of technology, clients now have access to legal ‘advice’ as quickly as you can say “Google”. The expectations and needs of clients have taken on a new level.

 

Collaboration is key

 

How do you solve client issues that are multijurisdictional or include matters that are out of your legal field?

The answer, collaboration. To many, sharing legal trade ‘secrets&r

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About the author:

Hannah is one of the Future of Law blog’s digital and technical editors. She graduated from Northumbria University with a degree in History and Politics and previously freelanced for News UK, before working as a senior news editor for LexisNexis.