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Exploring the growing trend of legal operations executives

Published on: 03 April 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Exploring the growing trend of legal operations executives
  • What are LOEs and how do they fit within legal departments? Who do they generally report to?
  • Why are we seeing a trend towards the appointment of LOEs? What benefits do they provide for in-house legal departments? Equally, what may be some drawbacks of having an LOE?
  • What does the job of an LOE entail? What are some examples of their work?
  • Is there anything else within the role that could be developed further?
  • Should more in-house departments appoint LOEs?

Article summary

In-house analysis: The last decade has witnessed an ever-increasing presence of the legal operations executive within in-house legal teams. Christine Coats, vice president of legal operations at Oracle and board member and financial officer for the Corporate Legal Operations Consortium (CLOC), discusses the value and benefits of a legal operations executive (LOE) as part of the legal team. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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