The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) is the world's largest organization serving the professional and business interests of attorneys who practice in the legal departments of corporations, associations, nonprofits and other private-sector organizations around the globe.
Indian employers, akin to their global peers, are increasingly realising the importance of a safe and amicable work-place - for all sexes. This requires a conscious policy directive aimed at preventing workplace harassment instances coupled with an institutional mechanism for redressal of complaints in a quick, transparent and just manner.
This resource presents the leading practices of legal departments that leverage dedicated legal operations staff to manage the business aspects of Legal. Through profiles of 11 legal departments, it conveys who leads the legal operations function, relationships between general counsel and their legal operations leaders, reasons for the legal operations function, how it functions, its scope and impacts.
Managing legal cost has become a core expectation for Law Departments, rather than a defining indicator of value contribution. The next evolutionary phase is strategically supporting the business in the accomplishment of its goals and objectives.
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