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16 building better rosters: 7 Things In-House Counsel need to Know
about the rfP Processs
CAnAdiAn CorporAte Counsel AssoCiAtion When TElUS wanted to reduce its external counsel spend, it used the RFP process to
l’AssoCiAtion CAnAdienne des
Conseillers(Ères) JuridiQues d’entreprises trim its roster of frms and cut costs. More and more in-house departments are doing the
same to streamline legal spend. learn what works and what doesn’t. By Jim Middlemiss
1210 – 20 Toronto Street
Toronto, ON M5C 2B8
Tel: 416-869-0522
Email: 22 Crisis 101: surviving and succeeding
Crisis management is a critical organizational function. In-house counsel play a pivotal role,
Frédéric Pérodeau: proactively responding to issues, managing stakeholders and communicating to help move
the organization forward. learn how to use your leadership and management skills to guide
MANAgINg EDITOr / rÉDACTrICE EN ChEF your legal team and organization through a challenging time. By Julie Sobowale
Lynne Yryku:
Karen Sadler:
28 Wanted: lawyers with business acumen
ADVErTISINg / PUBLICITÉ Whether choosing a litigation strategy or assessing the legal risks of a business decision,
Brian Trotter:
in-house counsel are frequently expected to make sound fnancial decisions. How can you
DESIgN / CONCEPTION ArTISTIQUE increase your business savvy so you can be more effective in your role?
hume Media Inc. By Jennifer Lewington
Olumide Adetunji
Marianne Bolhuis
graeme Deuchars Columns depArtments
Vera Dokter
Sébastien guénette 4 from the editor Being in-house counsel 6 Human resources Building a strong legal
Wendy King requires excellent organizational and team starts with fnding the right people.
Laurie MacFarlane legal triage skills—and a commitment to learn how you can make your hiring
Sarah McKinnon continuous development. process work better for you.
Michael rothe
By Lynne Yryku
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du magazine ne constitue pas un avis juridique et looking for a change? Coaching can help help you hire the best external counsel
vous ne devriez pas vous en servir pour évaluer votre establish goals and defne the “how” of to meet your needs. By Judith McKay
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42 CCCa news Entity Regulation, the 2016 medical marijuana production.
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