Increase the value from your external panel – part 1

Increase the value from your external panel – part 1

In 2018, it is unsurprising that in-house legal teams are continuing to look at the way they work with their external suppliers and law firm relationships remain under a bright spotlight. Amidst unprecedented choice in terms of legal service providers - increasingly in-house teams apply price pressure, more frequently switch providers and re-tender panels, bring a larger proportion of work in-house, and engage non-traditional players.

Building on previous research, LexisNexis partnered with Judge Business School to explore the dynamics of the relationship between in-house legal teams and their law firms in more depth in our latest report “Trust and Transparency between in-house legal teams and their law firms”. You can also watch an interview with Dr. Kishore Sengupta for a summary of the main conclusions from the report.

Setting the scene: a deep disconnect

Last year’s research showed that in-house legal teams often view their law firm relationships differently

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Louisa leads marketing for the in-house legal community at LexisNexis. She joined the dedicated in-house team at LexisNexis four years ago and has a passion for driving and facilitating initiatives which are customer-focused at their heart. Her vision is to support in-house counsel succeed in their fast-evolving role based on deep insight, data analysis and best practice gathered across the in-house community.

Prior to her in-house focused role, Louisa led the marketing for the bar and mid-market private practice sectors as well as product marketing lead for LexisPSL – LexisNexis’ cloud based, practical guidance and legal research software solution.

She brings 20 years’ marketing experience both client and agency side, specialising in B2B marketing in the Legal, TMT (Telco, Media and Technology) and Financial Services industries. In both South Africa, Europe and the UK.

Louisa is also an active member on the LexisNexis Gender Equality Matters (GEM) steering committee and is involved with the Families at LexisNexis Group which brings together, supports and lobbies for change those with an interest in balancing the challenges of work and family.