You have seen the concept “legal design” many times but are not quite sure what it means? This short article is here to outline what this hyped discipline is all about. What is legal design? To put it in a nutshell, legal design is the application of human design thinking principles to the legal industry. […]
If one reviews corporate organigrams of medium and large companies, the label “business partner” will inevitably pop up sooner or later. Each division, department or function has an “IT Business Partner”, “HR Business Partner” and a “Finance Business Partner” … but have you ever read about a “Legal Business Partner”? Becoming a strategic business partner […]
Do you think of your work from a process perspective? Do you review, map, and analyse those processes in terms of improvement opportunities? This is where the concept of workflows comes into play.
Digitalisation means digitalisation of processes. Legal digitalisation initiatives are valuable means to adopt process thinking bringing more clarity in terms of your workload and daily routines.
smartvokat team members publish Legal Workflow Canvas under a Common Creative license.
smartvokat member Ignaz Füsgen contributed a chapter on Legal Project Management to the recently published book “Law Firm Strategies for the 21st Century” (consulting editor Christoph Vaagt).