GLS General Counsel Mentoring™

Step up your leadership game

The Problem

You need to step up your leadership game.

Related challenges include: 

  • legal team leadership absolutely can be a lonely affair
  • you need to be more influential with the Board
  • you want to be able to communicate with greater impact and credibility
  • you are managing the transition to a more senior legal team role
  • you need to improve peer working relationships
  • you need to Increase personal levels of influence to achieve results
  • you need to better manage yourself and others to achieve performance targets in line with agreed time frames
  • you need to improve the performance of the team to achieve critical goals
  • you have some prickly team members that need to be better managed
  • you need to increase your self-awareness of personal impact on other team members
  • you are preparing for and acquiring promotion
  • you need to reduce conflict and enhance working relationships within the team

Wouldn't it be great if you could speak to a mentor who has “been there and done that” at the highest level?

The GLS Solution

GLS General Counsel Mentoring™ gives you access to highly experienced and seasoned general counsel who have operated at the highest levels of the in-house industry to serve as a mentor for the development of your career. 

Whilst the “legal” industry has typically lagged just about every other industry in terms of adopting innovation and efficiency initiatives, top performing legal teams have now realized that performance coaching is vital for individuals to stay ahead at both a professional and personal level.

This solution gives you access to an experienced mentor to help you with professional performance based development to help you excel at achieving high performance levels in a manner that suits your organisation’s culture.

Once we have taken time to understand your real mentoring needs, we will suggest a selection of our general counsel mentors who we believe will be best suited for you and who is available. Multiple options will help you get the “right fit”.

Problem Solved. 

Solution Deliverables

General Counsel Mentor:access an experienced General Counsel mentor to help guide your decision making and career progress. All our mentors are highly experienced GC level operators. Note: depending on the available mentor, pricing may very to reflect the seniority and accomplishments of your mentor
Online Needs Survey:an online needs survey to rapidly assess what your mentoring goals and objectives are to help match you up with a compatible GC mentor
Consults:select the block of consult time that best suits your needs noting that the block gets you access to your “dedicated” mentor
Always Available:this option allows you access to your mentor outside of the schedule mentor sessions. This feature brings “added” firepower to your decision making as you have near “real time” access to your mentor to check in with in a bid to help improve / validate your decision making
GC Circle:access to and participation in “select” and “private” GC discussion forms
Formal Coaching Plan:a formal coaching plan that captures your performance goals, breaks them down into an actionable plan and a commitment to help keep the realization of your plan a matter of mentor based accountability

Solution SLA Options and US$ Pricing

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Online Needs Survey
Consult Blocks6101420
Always Available
General Counsel Circle
Formal Coaching Plan
Price (excl. VAT)$2,499$4,999$7,999$12,999

GLS RPLV Legal Operations Score

This solution’s GLS RPLV impact score:

Resource Status: Specialist Repeater Formative
Ease of Implementation: Complex Average Easy
Value Demonstration/Visibility: Low Medium High
Productivity Leverage Profile: Low Medium High
IHL Line Optimisation: Single Multiple All Lines

IHL Critical Function Optimisation Targets

This solution enhances performance across the following critical in-house functions:

In-House Legal: Critical Functions / Processes

General Counsel


Legal Tech


Managed Service

Human Capital

Data Analytics

Legal Operations

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Internal Client


GLS has identified 15 critical in-house processes/functions that are present in every world-class legal department. To learn what these functions are, their composition and how they interrelate to deliver efficient legal team performance outcomes - visit here.



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