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

Zoe Bucknell, Group General Counsel and Company Secretary at OneSavings Bank Plc speaks insightfully on why she uses progressive and flexible law firms, the latest Regulations she is tracking on the horizon, including the European Credit Directive, plus the work she is doing to move more towards the US model where the legal team take a more business role rather than a pure legal one.

How BT is Transforming the Legal and Compliance Departments into Revenue Centres

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.

Driving Profit from your Legal Department through a New Business Model

Driving Profit from your Legal Department through a New Business Model

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.

The Power of Persuasion: How You Can Become More Influential In The Boardroom

Nigel Jeremy, Global Head of Learning, Recruitment & Organisation Development at M&S shares practical lessons to show General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officers how they can be more persuasive in the boardroom, how to get your message heard.

Nike and Shell Panel Session: Is the Way that you Choose to Work With your External Counsel Right For You?

Watch this information packed panel debate between Hans von der Linde, General Counsel, Downstream at Shell International Limited and Fabrizio Mecozzi, Vice President and Europe General Counsel at Nike, moderated by David Paige, Managing Director, Legal Fee Advisors, to discover tips on how to measure value in a law firms’ proposition, transparency, how to reduce your law firm panel and many more related topics.

How Covidien’s General Counsel Adds Value to the Business and Drives Efficiencies through Shared Services and Outsourcing

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.