Delta Model is an agile competency model for the 21st-century legal professional that reflects and visualizes a more holistic set of knowledge and skills. To be sure, this model and set of knowledge and skills won’t address decades, if not centuries, of flaws overnight.
Whenever a transcontinental commercial opportunity or a business operation is expected to take place, one of the core challenges to face from the legal counselling standpoint relies on the need to match the parties’ legal frameworks into one single agreement. This task is usually taken to the next level when the parties’ law families differ from each other. That is, when Common Law and Civil Law frameworks are to convene.
Legal services are too often a black box. You don’t know what your lawyer is doing. The lawyer doesn’t know enough about what you need. A few phone calls here, a few drafts there, and a few weeks later you have a mediocre work product, a fatty hourly bill, and you learned nothing to arm your team for the future.
Contract drafting is a mixture of art and skill. Effective contract drafting is concise, precise, and unambiguous. Instead of the persuasiveness of a legal brief, contract drafting is a matter-of-fact memorialization of the parties’ understandings.
I filed a claim against a large company for not paying for the custom work my client had completed for them. Although there isn’t a one-size-fits-all description for this position, the General Counsel of a GCC company can expect to wear multiple hats as the owners of the company can tend to hold a very diversified investment portfolio.
In this on-demand webinar, our host Laura Frederick speaks with Raella Dyke, Deal Support Lead, Cybersecurity Governance, Risk & Compliance at HP, and Carlyn Epstein, Corporate Counsel at The Clorox Company.