The Smarter Legal Model

The Smarter Legal Model

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$772.00 RRP

Date: 31/07/2013

Code: 9781899461233

Sweet & Maxwell, UNITED KINGDOM

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Description

The Smarter Legal Model is a practical toolbox of complementary methodologies which have been applied on a multi-million dollar scale and proven to:

  • Reduce legal costs.
  • Increase the legal work covered without increasing cost or headcount, by maximising individual potential.
  • Improve both compliance and client satisfaction at the same time.
  • Replace the traditional law firm-client tension with a mutually profitable partnership.

The Smarter Legal Model applies world-class business and behavioral principles, such as Six Sigma, return on invested capital, zero-sum game theory and neuro-linguistic programming to the practice of law for the first time with tangible results.

Recently reported benefits of the Model include a 27% reduction in legal fees, a 60% reduction in litigation volume and demonstrable improvements in client satisfaction. The Smarter Legal Model will be of use to in-house lawyers, private practitioners and even professionals from non-legal disciplines.

Table of Contents

1. The 21st century imperative of globalisation
2. The economic imperative to quantify value
3. Defining the legal imperatives of lawyers in business
4. Defining and measuring coverage
5. More from less - more coverage from less headcount
6. More from less - more coverage at less cost
7. More compliance, and greater client satisfaction at the same time
8. Theory in practice - the Tyco experience
9. Conclusion

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