Innovation and Growth with the City of London
Legal Geek - 22/08/2021

Innovation and Growth with the City of London

We have been catching up with the fantastic team at the City of London Corporation, chatting with Theresa Yurkewich Hoffmann and Mary Kyle.

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Rogue contracts: what they are, why it happens
Legal Geek - 06/07/2021

So, what is rogue contracting, and why does it happen?

To put it simply, rogue contracting is when internal business partners negotiate their terms but leave legal and their processes out of the picture. But why does this happen?

“These ‘business vigilantes’, as we might call them, may circumvent legal mainly because they may perceive them as this tower of ‘No'”, says Sara. “They may want to do it themselves, whether it’s out of urgency, ease, or they’re just a renegade—who knows”. 

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Jimmy’s Pro-Tips – Legal Geek North America!
Legal Geek - 20/06/2021

Tomorrow is the Legal Geek North America Conference (Tuesday June 22nd) and we wanted to share some pro-tips to help you make the most of your time at the event! The first thing to note is this event is only four hours long and we have created the Legal Geek Pledge – if you invest at least 90 minutes you will learn five new things and make five new friends!

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Data and diversity: law firms must adapt to survive
Legal Geek - 08/06/2021

They are among the most critical challenges facing every law firm – data and diversity. In addressing them, two existential questions arise: how can law firms master the enormous quantity of data at their disposal and make it integral to what they do; and how should they incorporate diversity into their culture so that it defines who they are. 

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