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Is THIS the next frontier for legal teams?

Is THIS the next frontier for legal teams?

In-house icon, GE’s Ben W Heineman Jr advances that the role and value of in-house counsel has significantly transformed, in fact undergone a revolution over the past 25 years, in both responsibility and status. Despite being adorned with responsibility and status,...

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A magic pill for in-house lawyers and GCs.

A magic pill for in-house lawyers and GCs.

Ahh, transformation. Such a high achiever with its 1.49 million hits on Google. As Paris Hilton would say, “it’s so hot right now”. Transformation of the self. Transformation of industry. Transformation of legal teams, of law firms, of regulations, of leadership, of...

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Why IT needs to be Legal’s bae

Why IT needs to be Legal’s bae

Gabrielle Chanel read for inspiration, until she became an inspiration herself. Research from the MIT Leadership Centre shows that the most innovative and successful leaders spend about 30 per cent of their work day actively exploring new ideas. It’s what I call...

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Hello 2021

Hello 2021

2020 - what an unforgettable year it’s been for all of us, on so many levels. At the top of my 2020 intentions list was for life to slow down. Be careful what you wish for! Personally, I am feeling a lot of gratitude because everything has led me to this moment right...

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APIs – the future of legal tech leadership

APIs – the future of legal tech leadership

What's on my mind at the moment is APIs. "An API is a platform that allows different pieces of software, or applications, to communicate with one another. The term is used broadly in the context of programming languages, the web, operating systems, etc. For example,...

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It Mightn’t Get Easier, You Just Get Better.

It Mightn’t Get Easier, You Just Get Better.

Earlier this year, I was honoured to be invited to speak at the Managing Partners’ Conference and deliver a keynote about innovation from an in-house perspective. I listened intently to the content, keen to understand how Australia’s law firm leaders viewed the legal...

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Mentorship – The Butterfly Effect.

Mentorship – The Butterfly Effect.

On Thursday 30 April 2020 at 6.30pm AEST, 141 participants from around the globe gathered via Zoom to attend the virtual launch party of The Legal Forecast's first innovation focused mentoring program - TLF Connect (in partnership with LIV and Queensland Law Society)....

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Thank You Technology.

Thank You Technology.

Dr Joe Dispenza, neuroscientist, chiropractor and author, says that humans who need to wake up, need a wake-up call. We sure are in the midst of a collective wake up call, don’t you think? Like a real life episode of Black Mirror, the C-word is forcing many of us,...

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Let’s get inTWENTional.

Let’s get inTWENTional.

The last few years I have been purchasing two pairs of these incredibly trendy glasses from the $2 shop. [I persuade] My husband to wear them on New Year’s Eve with me for an Insta boomi. Yes, it’s cheesy. It’s become our silly way of closing out the year together. On...

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How to Write a Business Case Right

How to Write a Business Case Right

While the connection between lawyers and business case writing seemed once as remote as Kim Kardashian becoming an attorney, if you’re a legal function looking to modernise its practices, you’ll know there's a fair few things to keep up with. Whether or not you...

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