Research & Whitepaper | Archive | 2015
The in-house lawyer role has never been more important and challenging than it is today. As well as functioning as the legal conscience of the organisation, the in-house lawyer manages legal risk, provides important advice on a wide range of legal issues, and endeavours to deliver commercial value for the organisation.
Innovation in the Australian legal landscape means adopting a commitment to addressing the legacy of conservatism and developing an appetite for innovation to improve the client experience.
With the entry of a new generation of digital-native lawyers into the workforce and pressures on law firms, in-house counsel and the justice system to become more streamlined and cost-efficient, technology has become integral to work practices.
Legal professionals operate in an increasingly competitive industry and are under constant pressure to meet their clients' needs, gain competitive edge and increase their efficiency.
What many directors and company secretaries fail to realise is that the foundation of effective cyber risk awareness is just a matter of good corporate governance.