Rely on the most comprehensive, up-to-date legal content designed and curated by lawyers for lawyers
Work faster and smarter to improve your drafting productivity without increasing risk
Accelerate the creation and use of high quality and trusted legal documents and forms
Streamline how you manage your legal business with proven tools and processes
Manage risk and compliance in your organisation to reduce your risk profile
Stay up to date and informed with insights from our trusted experts, news and information sources
Access the best content in the industry, effortlessly — confident that your news is trustworthy and up to date.
With over 30 practice areas, we have all bases covered. Find out how we can help
Our trusted tax intelligence solutions, highly-regarded exam training and education materials help guide and tutor Tax professionals
Regulatory, business information and analytics solutions that help professionals make better decisions
A leading provider of software platforms for professional services firms
In-depth analysis, commentary and practical information to help you protect your business
LexisNexis Blogs shed light on topics affecting the legal profession and the issues you're facing
Legal professionals trust us to help navigate change. Find out how we help ensure they exceed expectations
Lex Chat is a LexisNexis current affairs podcast sharing insights on topics for the legal profession
Discuss the latest legal developments, ask questions, and share best practice with other LexisPSL subscribers
week LexisNexis facilitated a forum for Chief Legal Officers which focused on two key issues faced by those who manage legal operations: how to manage a global legal team and how to retain talent in a flat structure.
Communication is the key to a cohesive and high performing legal team
There was all round agreement that ensuring effective collaboration and a consistent level of service across locations is a key priority for legal teams. Having managed legal teams spread across the world the forum members shared their insight on how
to manage a global team:
Whilst, weekly meetings for regional leads and direct reports were found to be effective in ensuring consistency, when it comes to global meetings with the wider team the experience of the forum participants was that monthly calls are more effective.
When teams are spread over different continents having a regular connection with the US, Europe and Asia is difficult - inevitably the US teams will need to have the meeting early in the morning and Asia teams late in the evening.This
issue, combined with the typical laissez-faire nature of weekly meetings, meant that weekly meetings for the wider global team resulted in lost engagement.
The experience is that it is much better practice to have less frequent (typically monthly) meetings which have a tighter agenda and a defined purpose. In addition, engagement can be increased by structuring the meetings so that they are hosted
and chaired by different teams each tim
Access this article and thousands of others like it free by subscribing to our blog.
Read full article
Already a subscriber? Login
0330 161 1234