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ValueDynamics: the importance of understanding differing priorities

The ValueDynamics study identified a trend in which GCs are increasingly functioning more like business partners. A starting point for this shift in thinking is that everyone in an organisation needs to prove value in order to secure budgets in a difficult economic environment.

Law Firm: Addleshaw Goddard | Published: 10 May 2013 | Practice Area: Corporate Governance

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ValueDynamics: understanding the key value drivers in your business

One of ValueDynamics' aims is to raise the quality of the debate on 'adding value' and to bring a fresh perspective on what value really means in the context of a modern legal function. Addleshaw Goddard have condensed the most frequently talked about key drivers of value to create a top 10.

Law Firm: Addleshaw Goddard | Published: 09 May 2013 | Practice Area: Corporate Governance

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ValueDynamics: how GCs can create and sustain value

Getting the right building blocks in place to create and sustain value is a key challenge for the modern day General Counsel. In this article, Addleshaw Goddard's Tim Hamilton outlines how value can be created using four distinct phases over the course of a 12-18 month period.

Law Firm: Addleshaw Goddard | Published: 08 May 2013 | Practice Area: Corporate Governance

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Introduction to ValueDynamics - a new toolkit for General Counsel and Heads of Legal

In this video, Tim Hamilton, partner at Addleshaw Goddard, discusses the challenges facing in-house lawyers and also the publication of ValueDynamics which offers a new perspective on leadership strategies for all GCs wanting proven ways to transform the performance of their legal function.

Law Firm: Addleshaw Goddard | Published: 23 April 2013 | Practice Area: Corporate Governance

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General Counsel ValueDynamics study and leadership toolkit

Addleshaw Goddard recently undertook a study with 25 leading in-house lawyers to identify and debate the current challenges that they face. The study seeks to share practical hints and tips from participants and to suggest models that can be used to work through day to day challenges.

Law Firm: Addleshaw Goddard | Published: 18 April 2013 | Practice Area: Corporate Governance

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General Counsel - the Value Challenge

In this article, Addleshaw Goddard considers in depth the first of four sections of the ValueDynamics study: the Value Challenge. The section outlines the fundamental first steps that GCs believe they should take when bringing change and improvements to their role within organisations.

Law Firm: Addleshaw Goddard | Published: 18 April 2013 | Practice Area: Corporate Governance

Contingent convertibles - a briefing

A Contingent Convertible (often known as a CoCo) is a debt instrument which converts into equity shares when circumstances require. To date, CoCos have been issued in the UK by Lloyds Banking Group plc and it has also recently been announced that Yorkshire Building Society will issue CoCos in exchange...view abstract

Law Firm: Addleshaw Goddard | Published: 01 February 2010 | Practice Area: Retail Banking

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Where lawyers fear to tread

Recent case law has highlighted the increasing importance of electronic discovery in court procedures – not an area lawyers are traditionally comfortable with. Sally Butt and Alex Dunstan-Lee offer tips for the technophobic

Law Firm: Addleshaw Goddard | Published: 07 May 2009 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement

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