The Looking Glass Report 2017

Section 3: What GCs want – roles for external counsel FACTORS THAT ARE DRIVING CHANGE IN THE ROLE OF EXTERNAL COUNSEL - GC PERSPECTIVE

Cost pressures that require improved efficiency

82%

Changing demands from internal clients

62%

Specific legal and regulatory developments

50%

Internal business model innovation

50%

Ability to leverage new technologies to redesign processes and workflows

49%

Innovation by external legal suppliers

42%

Ability to unbundle and outsource legal services

38%

Specific commercial risks that need to be managed

36%

Ability to work anywhere/anytime

26%

Changing legal career paths

15%

Demographic changes

7%

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