For commercial lawyers, the practice of law is transforming. Acting as a semi-independent advisor on specialist risk and legal issues is no longer enough. Today, the business expects much broader appreciation of opportunities and challenges – and that the support and contracts produced by lawyers will directly contribute to the best possible outcome. 508 more words
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Contract and commercial management may be increasingly important to business success, but that is not translating to significant investment in training or raising skills. The bottom line seems to be, if you want to improve your knowledge, watch your colleagues and learn ‘on the job’. 297 more words
As we all know, too many contracts fail to deliver expected results.
Growing complexity, market volatility, increased interdependence – there are multiple factors that contribute to those failures and are forcing change in the way that organizations interact. 644 more words
I am always surprised by the volume of ‘doom and gloom’ mail that I receive. Yes, there are many problems to be solved and some days they can feel quite overwhelming, but I have yet to see an instance where doom and gloom made them any better. 338 more words
Every audience that I ask agrees that change is occurring at an ever-faster pace. Yet when it comes to the impact of change, most tend to see it in terms of greater complexity, additional workload or confused priorities. 394 more words