GCs are having to help their business navigate through increasingly complex challenges. The Covid-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented disruption to businesses everywhere and has demanded that GCs are simultaneously reactive and proactive in their response. Of course, wider business, regulatory and political challenges still arise, meaning that GCs must remain at the forefront of a wide range of issues in order to manage potential risks.
In this special report, we share insights from our experts look at how disruption in the legal profession, and wider business landscape, means that the role of GCs has evolved. The modern GC no longer simply considers whether something is legal, but whether it is legal, strategic and right. GCs are navigating this change by reimagining the value of their legal department in the boardroom, using new technologies and their expertise to demonstrate their value as strategic advisors to the business.