Jones Day Professorship of Commercial Law Lecture

 

OPERATIONALIZING INNOVATION: THE NEW WORK OF LEGAL OPERATIONS AND THE FUTURE OF WORK IN THE LEGAL PROFESSION

In this talk, Professor David B Wilkins - Lester Kissel Professor of Law, Vice Dean for Global Initiatives on the Legal Profession, and Faculty Director of the Center on the Legal Profession and the Center for Lawyers and the Professional Services Industry at Harvard Law School -identifies the key trends reshaping the global market for legal services, and discusses how the best law firms and in-house legal departments are responding to these challenges. The talk incorporates original research about the practices of firms and companies in both mature and developing legal markets, and will identify concrete steps that can be used to drive innovation and change that provides real and measurable value to clients, to professionals, and to society.


Date
31 August 2018, Friday

Venue
SMU School of Law
Function Hall 1.3, Level B1

Time
5:00pm - 6:45pm
(registration starts at 4:30pm)


This event is a SILE CPD Accredited Activity.

Points: 1.5 

Practice Area: Contemporary Issues in Legal Practice

Training Level: General

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