• How Data can Drive Modern Law Firm Panel Management and Review
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    Three trends influencing law firm panels Challenges of legal panel management Informing data-driven panel reviews You don’t need us to tell you that it’s vital to carry out panel reviews to the highest possible standard. That’s why it’s fascinating to see how corporate legal teams are carrying out modern panel reviews, at a time when […]
  • How Legal Teams Increase ROI from Outside Counsel Legal Spend
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    The dream of legal spend ROI Seeing legal spend clearly Controlling legal costs Acting on data insights Corporate legal teams face unique challenges. Imagine you are part of a legal team with an annual external legal spend of millions. That can corresponds to thousands of invoices from law firms annually. That’s hundreds of thousands of […]
  • Legal Operations Improving Relationships Between Law Firms and Corporate Legal Teams
    Panel Discussion on Legal Innovation
    Legal operations and data driven decision making has been at the heart of improving relationships between law firms and their corporate legal clients, said Alex Kelly, Co-Founder and COO of Brightflag at a panel discussion this week. The panel “Innovation In The Legal Market”, hosted by Global 200 law firm Pinsent Masons, also featured Andreas […]
  • How to get Budget for a Dedicated Legal Operations System
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    General Counsels and Chief Financial Officers have long recognised the need to build a partnership that drives the financial, legal and ethical health of leading companies. If you’re a GC, you’ve spent much of your professional life giving high-impact advice that guides CEOs, COOs, and the rest of your senior leadership colleagues toward sound commercial […]
  • CLOC 2018 – Dispatches from the Greatest Minds in Legal Operations – Part 3
    This is the third of a three-part series on the key themes we took away from the CLOC 2018 US Institute. Every year, legal operations professionals from around the world gather at the CLOC US Institute to learn, network, and share experiences. In this series the Brightflag team will delve into the key messages from […]
  • CLOC 2018 – Dispatches from the Greatest Minds in Legal Operations – Part 2
    This is the second of a three-part series on the key themes we took away from the CLOC 2018 US Institute. Every year, legal operations professionals from around the world gather at the CLOC US Institute to learn, network, and share experiences. In this series the Brightflag team will delve into the key messages from […]
  • CLOC 2018 – Dispatches from the Greatest Minds in Legal Operations – Part 1
    This is the first of a three-part series on the key themes we took away from the CLOC 2018 US Institute. Every year, legal operations professionals from around the world gather at the CLOC US Institute to learn, network, and share experiences. In this series the Brightflag team will delve into the key messages from […]
  • The Human Side of E-Billing
    Technology doesn’t implement itself – it takes people to do it. People, process, technology – these are the three pillars to creating a high functioning and efficient legal department. But software companies like us are often guilty of focusing on the technology, without giving enough time to the crucial role people play in the success […]
  • The Latest (and Greatest) Litigation Cost-Control Strategy
    This is the second in a series of posts about litigation costs facing corporate legal departments. It discusses strategies for controlling litigation costs. Previously, we looked at litigation trends for 2017, and in an upcoming post, will review litigation management technology. In September of 2008, with Lehman Brothers on the verge of bankruptcy and the […]
  • Vendor Security: Why Legal Ops Should Require ISO Accreditation
    Cyberattacks, data breaches, information security. Nothing is more topical (or important) for legal departments and their law firms right now. With the daily number of cyberattacks pushing 4,000 and at least 80 of the top 100 U.S. law firms having verified breaches since 2011, there has never been a more important time to be hyper-vigilant […]