“They [legal operations professionals] can demonstrate not just where they’re spending money and how they’re spending money. But how they are proactively saving the company and where they are proactively ensuring compliance. That sometimes goes unnoticed by the broader business,” Hillary McNally, general manager of corporate legal at Thomson Reuters, said.
In any assignment to outside counsel, problems and challenges may arise. The important thing is that those issues are spotted by your outside counsel and brought to your attention quickly along with possible solutions.
Maaike discussed with Corporate Counsel Advance on what it means to be a truly purpose-led organization and shared strategies for defining the purpose of the legal function.
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