Corporate legal departments in Europe, as elsewhere globally, are focusing on advancing legal operations – optimising how people, processes and technology are deployed to improve efficiency and cost-effectiveness in the delivery of legal services. Many general counsel are now delegating responsibility for legal operations to a deputy GC or establishing a dedicated legal operations function that may or may not be led by a lawyer.

Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) has partnered with Consilio, and is hosting a bi-monthly series of virtual roundtables that focus on how different legal operations functions are managed in European companies, drawing on the ACC Legal Operations Maturity Model framework.

Panelists Vince Cordo (Shell), Hans Albers (Juniper Networks), Helen Fletcher (BNP Paribas) and Thierry Perrouault (Orange) discussed the journey of establishing and advancing a legal operations function, and compared notes on the scope, structure, composition and roles of dedicated legal operations functions. Download Top 10 Takeaways 

Continue the conversation on 15 October in Frankfurt am Main! Join notable industry leaders and peers for a day of interactive learning on how to advance operational sophistication and innovation in your legal department. Early bird rates available before 16 August. Register today.