Legal Dept. Transformation Program Director™

Access a GLS legal dept. transformation program director

The Problem

You need need to appoint a transformation program director. 

Related challenges include: 

  • you may not have capacity to plan your transformation
  • you may not have capacity to oversee / manage your transformation
  • you want to transform but are not sure where to start/focus your transformation efforts
  • no one in the legal team understands the IT, analytic, procurement, finance and consulting requirements of a transformation
  • previous attempts to transform the legal team were “false starts”
  • budget for transformation efforts are tight
  • you are not really sure what transformation will entail
  • you do not know what the common causes of transformation success and failure are
  • transformation is not a one-off exercise

Wouldn’t it be good if you could access a transformation program director to do the “heavy lifting” for your transformation?

The GLS Solution

GLS Legal Dept. Transformation Program Director™ gives you access to a world-leading legal transformation program director to oversee your legal team transformation and boost its chances of success. 

Appointing a GLS Program Directors will dramatically improve the chance of your transformation agenda being a success (and within budget).

Legal transformation is newly emerging management science, and GLS is one of the few organizations globally that can actually provide you with seasoned transformation program directors. 

GLS Program Directors are thought leaders across Asia Pacific, Middle East and Europe having architected and supported the transformation of some of the largest legal departments globally.

GLS Program Directors can provide full program leadership including:

  • board level advocacy
  • solution blueprinting
  • establishing program office
  • oversee tools, resources and other support requirements
  • program leadership/mentoring
  • program tools & resources selection
  • transformation case studies
  • program corporate communications
  • program reporting
  • department current state assessments
  • change management protocols
  • internal client listening programs

A GLS Program Director will help you to blueprint and implement you transformation objectives by reference to our 4 transformation themes:

1) effective diagnostics
2) practicality
3) incrementalism
4) validated solution implementation

Many of the GLS Program Directors have contributed to the seminal publication on legal transformation - GLS's Ultimate Guide to Legal Operations 

Whether you want to transform your entire legal team, a specific function or just a single workflow – GLS can help you pin point and blueprint an effective transformation solution for your business.

Click Request A Follow Up to learn how GLS can help you succeed with your legal transformation objectives.  

Our pricing is truly exceptional - particularly when you consider how much budget can be wasted so quickly by unsuccessful implementations!

So, do you want world class assistance for your transformation program? If so, the GLS Legal Dept. Transformation Program Director™ solution is the one for you.

Problem Solved.

Solution Deliverables

Program Leadership:Access senior transformation leadership talent that have set up and/or transformed some of the largest legal departments in the world
Blue Print Solutions:Your program director can work with you to support and blue print your transformation agenda
Legal Function Auditing:Access a wide range of legal function auditing tools to understand what your transformation starting point looks like
Legal Team Benchmarking:Your program director can inform you what a world class legal team benchmark looks like for most areas of legal operations / transformation 
Success Record:Access our program directors incredible record for successful transformation implementations - from full team turnarounds through to transformations of specific legal dept. functions
Industry Leadership:GLS is a recognized leader on Legal Dept. Transformation. As the author of the GLS Ultimate Guide to Legal Operations and the GLS Legal Transformation Tube Map - GLS stands out as one of the most accomplished and cost--accessible legal transformation service provider in the world.
Program Tools & Resources:GLS operates the GLS Legal Operations Centre with more than 800 tools and resources to help you transform your legal team. Your GLS Program Directors can efficiently direct you to those that you need.
Case Studies:Your GLS Program Directors can deliver rich and diverse legal transformation case studies in order to help you plan your transformation
Transformation Support Plans:Your GLS Program Directors is most effective when working with a GLS Legal Operations Plan  - should you decide to take advantage of the incredible economies of scale that those Plans represent. 

Project Requirements

Please get in touch so that we can understand what you are trying to achieve with your legal team transformation and can find the right transformation program director for you. 

Please click Request Follow-Up. 

Solution SLA Options and US$ Pricing

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Program Director RatesHourly Day RateWeek RateMonthly Rate
Time Commitmentper hour8 hour day40 hour week160 hour month
Price (excl. VAT)$499$3,499$16,999$55,599

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

Service Provider



Co. Sec.


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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