What Does “Legal Risk” Mean?

Defining “legal risk” is tricky. Risk management professionals disagree as to whether the risk that a company would breach anti-corruption laws constitutes a legal risk: some say it does, because a law would be breached, while other say it does not, because the breach as such is not a matter of law but a matter of behavior (so it should belong to the category of governance risk, or operational risk, or whatever).

Les avocats et l’innovation

Comment penser l’innovation, quand on est avocat ? Il est courant, dans un certain discours managérial, de présenter l’innovation comme une vertu souverainement bonne, comme un impératif moral catégorique s’imposant à tous de manière indiscutable, auquel il conviendrait de faire allégeance les yeux fermés, et au service duquel il s’imposerait de s’employer séance tenante.    

Law Firm HR Challenges for the Future

We believe that the HR challenges law firms are facing outweigh their marketing challenges. The way firms manage human resources will determine their ability to attract, retain and motivate the talent necessary to develop the truly excellent and profitable organisations law firms want to be.