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Functions of corporate legal departments.

State Bar of California. Committee on Continuing Education of the Bar.

Functions of corporate legal departments.

by State Bar of California. Committee on Continuing Education of the Bar.

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Published in [Berkeley? Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Corporate legal departments -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 229-232.

    SeriesCalifornia specialty handbook -- no. 5.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvi, 250 p.
    Number of Pages250
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14518729M

    The "exemption" from corporate-wide management initiatives gradually disappeared. More and more law departments came into the mainstream of management thinking, techniques and, indeed, fads that characterized that decade. The internal legal function is now evaluated like other parts of the company. Corporate law: Deals with laws concerning large businesses; may involve contract negotiation, defense against lawsuits, or advice on personnel issues, such as discrimination, sexual harassment, and disability. Criminal law: In the private law sector, this type of specialty involves the defense of those accused or convicted of a crime.

    Conduct a degree assessment of corporate and business functions based on rich data and insights stemming from transformation programs across more than 3, clients globally. Online surveys and expert interviews boost value-added services based on best practices and the voice of the customer. Legal function: “Legal risk for a business may be defined as falling to: operate within the law, be aware of its legal obligations, honour contractual commitments, agree remedies for compensation with a supplier in the event of default, show evidence that it has operated within the law, or recognize and effectively manage legal threats.”.

    • “Cost Creep” of In-house Legal Functions. Source: Altman Weil Publications, Inc. Survey of Law Department Performance Metrics. In-House Per Lawyer Expense 26 or more lawyers. $, $, $, $, $, As discussed in the first article of this series, each legal department should develop an understanding of its entire legal portfolio, namely the total number of matters handled per annum by the legal department. Start by mining existing data from matter management systems, e-billing systems, or other department platforms and technology.


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