The Future of Legal: Six Shifts GC Must Make by 2025

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    Only 13% of legal leaders surveyed are confident in managing cross-functional risks.  

    Gartner research shows that GC and legal leaders will have to drive six shifts in the legal operating model — and they need to start now to identify and prioritize the actions required.

    Download the Legal in 2025 action plan for steps on how to:

    1. Explore issues rapidly
    2. Prioritize work by decision-making impact
    3. Balance scale and responsiveness
    4. Create a task-based network
    5. Experiment to deliver business outcomes
    6. Foster dynamic skill building

    About the Future of Legal 2025 research

    The Future of Legal research is based on interviews with general counsel, heads of legal operations, law firm leaders, legal technology leaders and academics, as well as an analysis of Gartner proprietary data assets and secondary literature review. 

    This e-book is designed to help general counsel and legal operations leaders prepare for the future of legal and the increasingly important role they will play in driving resilience within their organizations in the next five years.