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In-House Legal Tip: Train Constantly

In-House Performance Tip

1 min • 12 Jun 23


In-house counsel must rapidly develop a broader range of skills to thrive going forward.

The domains where skills are required include:

  1. Legal Technical Skills
  2. Organisation Specific Skills
  3. In-House Essentials Skills
  4. Legal Operations Skills 
  5. Sector Knowledge Skills
  6. Knowledge Acquisition Skills
  7. Transformation Skills
  8. Technology Skills
  9. Business Acumen
  10. Self-Ownership Skills

Obviously, mere knowledge of the law is just an entry point to being effective in an in-house role.

In absolute terms, there are a lot more areas where training is required. 

This broader skill set is needed if you are to be a strategic & business-enabling advisor. 

Being part of a team that is committed to constant training & development is the place to be.

The question you need to ask is: are you getting the training you need for your in-house career to thrive? 

If not, your first step must be to join the GLS Legal Operations Community.

We are committed to constant community training in the skills in-house teams need to succeed.


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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