Adding Value to the Business as A Business Partner
Q&A with OneSavings Bank’s Group General Counsel: Utilising Progressive Law Firms and Being a Business Rather than Pure Legal Adviser
Hear from Gareth Tipton, Director of Compliance and COO at BT Group who in this practical interview delves into the interesting initiatives they have been implementing at BT to help transform the legal and compliance departments into revenue centres.
Christopher Rother's department at Deutsche Bahn has received the European Counsel Award as Competition Team 2013 and in this podcast we find out why! Four years ago, Christopher and competition law team have embarked on a journey to generate profit for the business. In this interview, Christopher talks about how he and his team have achieved this through a proactive, systematic approach to private enforcement of anti-trust claims.
Nike and Shell Panel Session: Is the Way that you Choose to Work With your External Counsel Right For You?
How Covidien’s General Counsel Adds Value to the Business and Drives Efficiencies through Shared Services and Outsourcing
Tom Ford provides insights into Covidien’s Shared Service model and their support of the legal and compliance needs of the business. Tom explains how his in-house counsel team brings value to the business through introducing technologies. Plus, he discusses the importance of streamlining processes by understanding what the business and sales teams’ need and moves on to describe the cost and resource benefits of third generation legal outsourcing. Finally, Tom looks at the legal risk management and compliance challenges that lie ahead.