The axeman cometh
The challenge for corporate counsel is to find ways of cutting costs without cutting corners, reports Harry Keegan
The phrase ‘work smarter, not harder’ may be reminiscent of the sort of glib mantra that once gave management consultants a bad name – the rather patronising implication being that employees could become so much more productive if only they would give a bit more thought to their work processes. But, for the in-house lawyers among the panellists at Martindale-Hubbell’s latest Counsel to Counsel forum, held in Singapore, the opportunity to meet their counterparts to exchange ideas and share best practice on such a theme was just too good to miss.
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