The Future of Legal: 6 Shifts GC Must Make by 2025

Legal transformation strategies to build a more flexible, resilient corporate legal department structure

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Optimize your legal department structure with these 6 key shifts.

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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 must drive six key shifts in corporate legal department operations and legal department structure in the next 5 years.

    Download the Future of Legal action plan to learn the changes you'll need to make in your legal department objectives in these key areas: 

    1. Legal guidance - Drive value by assessing issues rapidly
    2. Service portfolio - Prioritize work by decision-making impact
    3. Delivery model - Balance scale and responsiveness
    4. Sourcing model - Create a task-based network
    5. Technology strategy - Deliver better business outcomes
    6. Talent strategy - 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 eBook is designed to help general counsel and legal operations leaders prepare for the future of the legal department and the increasingly important role they will play in driving resilience within their organization and legal department structure in the next five years.