There is increasing pressure for legal departments to understand and track the legal work being done by outside counsel, while successfully managing legal costs and maintaining compliance. As the scope and volume of legal issues that companies have to deal with has grown, legal departments are finding it increasingly necessary to employ project management techniques and software for e-billing, matter management and reporting to track issues and help control their legal spend.
In this whitepaper, we explore how general counsel are tackling these problems and their experiences, including:
- Gaining visibility into legal work
- Improving legal department efficiency
- Getting value from your legal spend
- Regulatory controls
- Contract and document management