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In-House Legal Tip: 12 Legal Dept. Knowledge Hacks

2 min • 02 Oct 23


Explore these 12 crucial knowledge hacks to supercharge your legal department's efficiency and effectiveness:

  1. Checklist It: make a checklist for your top 3 legal risk concerns. Repeat every quarter. 
  2. Post Mortem: write a list of 5 things you can do better after every deal. 
  3. Clause Bank: keep a database (fancy word for a list) of approved clauses that can be safely used.
  4. Clause Harvest: every time you come across a great clause – align it with your Group Legal Policy and deploy it.
  5. Team Chat: open a Microsoft Teams chat-channel where any member of the team can ask a question. 
  6. External Seminars: you don’t get to go unless you give a 20 min summary talk to your team.
  7. Law Firm Events: go to them.
  8. ChatGPT: careful, careful, careful. It looks good, but it does make mistakes!
  9. Digitize It: capture all your training and knowledge digitally. 
  10. House It: put your knowledge in one place.
  11. GLS Legal Ops Community: join it, it is free, and we will help you pick up key knowledge.
  12. Knowledge Plan: develop a knowledge plan for our team – the tip here is active consideration. 

If you want more in-house legal team performance and career insights – please do join the GLS Legal Operations Community.  


Please check out the GLS solutions and know-how resources listed on the right side of this page – they might assist your legal team with the issues explored in this Blog. 

Of course, if you would like discuss your transformation needs – please book a 30 minute FREE CONSULT WITH GLS 

In the interim, here are 7 resources and tools that may assist you as you transform the performance capabilities of your legal team:

1. GLS's Ultimate Guide to Legal Operations: download this HERE, and read it thoroughly and regularly. It is a wonderful transformation companion

2. GLS Transformation Boot Camp: for our free and hugely successful, 10 week long, email-based boot camp on how to effectively transform your legal team you can SIGN UP HERE

3. GLS Knowledge Centre: click HERE to access lots of informative and instructive white papers, blogs and training resources etc. - all focused on helping to improve your legal team's performance

4. GLS Legal Operations Community: join the GLS Legal Operations Community and collaborate with other in-house leaders as they seek to tackle many of the same performance issues that you face, click here to JOIN NOW

5. Visit GLS Connect: visit the GLS CONNECT PAGE and select the information you would like to receive from the GLS Legal Operations Community

6. GLS Legal Team Transformation Plans: mitigate the risks of transformation failure by taking a GLS TRANSFORMATION SUPPORT PLAN 

7. Register: GLS Legal Operations Centre: REGISTER HERE to access the GLS Legal Operations Centre for free and to receive more than US$20,000 worth of legal team performance resources

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