In this week's edition, we see more data saying that GC's are keeping the majority of work in-house; give a shout-out to our own Ivy Wong for being shortlisted for the TechWomen50 Awards; explore AIG's in-house tech stack and dive into the state of remote work according to 1000+ companies.
While the promise of equity crowdfunding remains largely out of reach for most Australian companies (only public, unlisted companies can raise this way), there's no shortage of action items for startups and crowdfunding platforms for when it finally opens up to private companies next year.
We caught up with startup lawyer, Alex Solo of sprintlaw for the latest update on where things are at, and the items that should be at the top of your to-do list if you're a startup founder or platform looking to raise cash from the crowd.
In this week's edition, Unilever's general counsel talks data; we reveal 10 things every GC should do before a data breach occurs; take stock on global #LawTech funding to date; discover how journalists used discovery techniques to unravel the Panana Papers and get a survival guide for work-from-home parents.
LegalTech startups have now raised $1.079 billion in global aggregate funding since 2011.
Here's a chart that combines the latest CB Insights data from 2013 to date, plus their figures from 2011 and 2012.
In this week's edition, we get a snapshot of issues keeping GCs up at night (and getting them fired); spot some serious leaks in the law firm diversity funnel; ask whether lawyers should learn to code and take a quick and free personality test to find out who we really are.
In this week's edition, Canon's Chief Legal Counsel, David Field reveals his secret to finding your in-house home; we meet five women on track to the holy grail: partnership; explore a new take on version control for Microsoft Word; go searching for our law firm leaders and ride 1,000kms for mens mental health.
In this week's edition, we learn how to budget your 2018 legal spend; debate the Law Council’s Gender Equitable Briefing Policy; explore how contracts can work as cartoons; look at a case study for due diligence in the 21st Century and why having a smartphone on our desk dumbs us down.
In this week's edition, we look at some pay statistics for general counsel; how an ex Magic Circle lawyer took the jump into her own startup; why firms must change (while making more money than ever); how GCs can push diversity targets on their externals and Lexoo's pledge for mental health.
In this week's edition, the UK team speaks with ASOS general counsel, Andrew Magowan; we feature an Aussie-born startup looking to be the #Wordkiller for lawyers; we brag a little about our FT award and share Warren Buffett's "2 list" strategy for getting things done.
A couple of weeks ago, I found out that Megaport's legal team were using a project management tool, called JIRA, to manage their workload.
This is a tool that's super popular with software developers and associated with agile methodology. So when I heard about a legal team using this software, it immediately piqued my interest so I thought I'd get them share their experience using the software with you.
Here's how it went down: