Halebury contributes to Juro’s eBook on legal operations

Posted on October 16, 2018

Halebury has contributed to Juro’s new eBook on legal operations. The book is authored by 14 legal innovators who reflect on their experiences of making the various competencies of legal operations work for their legal team, and for their business. Halebury CEO Denise Nurse contributes on the chapter on vendor management. You can download the […]

Transforming Halebury

Posted on October 2, 2018

When we founded Halebury in 2007, despite being a start-up with limited funds, we invested in a well thought out branding exercise. This resulted in strong messaging which stood the test of time and a visual identity which, more than ten years ago, was a differentiator as we were seen as fresh and different to […]

Is unconscious bias also infiltrating NewLaw?

Posted on August 1, 2018

2018 is the year we began mandatory gender pay gap reporting in the UK, and it threw many inequalities we were already aware of into sharp relief. FTSE 250 CEOs are overwhelmingly white men; we knew this. The top-paying jobs at City law firms, accountants and consulting firms are the same; decades-old failures in diversity […]

Beyond billing: how to manage external legal providers

Posted on June 13, 2018

What’s your main focus when you manage relationships with external legal service providers? For in-house lawyers, the default answer has often been cost. But keeping downward pressure on top-line costs is only part of the picture. As power has shifted back to the buyers of legal services, so too has the level of sophistication brought […]

Halebury quoted in the TimeWise Manifesto for Change in collaboration with Deloitte

Posted on May 23, 2018

Halebury’s Janvi Patel has been quoted in the TimeWise Manifesto for Change in collaboration with Deloitte UK. The Manifesto is built on new findings from a large-scale study that was conducted, which included a survey of almost 2,000 professional workers, as well as in-depth interviews with a diverse range of UK business leaders. The report […]

What can alternative legal service providers do for your in-house career?

Posted on March 19, 2018

Eleven years since the Legal Services Act shook up the legal profession in the UK, the new providers are not so new any more. Instead we’re increasingly talking about the new normal. Alternative Legal Service Providers of many flavours have established and flourished to a degree that’s changed the landscape of the legal industry in […]

Beyond the tipping point: evolving legal services for in-house lawyers

Posted on March 5, 2018

“The moment of critical mass, the threshold, the boiling point.” When Malcolm Gladwell launched a thousand PowerPoints with The Tipping Point back in 2000, he probably wasn’t thinking about the legal services industry for in-house lawyers. But for GCs and legal departments, that boiling point has often seemed more like a slow-burn: pressure on budgets […]

Halebury Co-founder Denise Nurse honoured in the 2018 Timewise Power 50 awards in Power Founders category

Posted on February 26, 2018

Halebury co-founder and CEO Denise Nurse has been named in the 2018 Timewise Power 50 awards, a roll-call of the UK’s top flexible and part-time workers who are delivering in high-earning, business-critical roles with non-traditional working patterns. With part-time and flexible working at senior levels continuing to move further into the spotlight, the unveiling of […]

The In-House Experience: What Makes A Legal COO?

Posted on February 12, 2018

We know that in-house lawyers feel pressure to be efficient and to innovate more than ever. Beyond new technologies and new processes, more fundamental than a new piece of software, are changes right at the top of the legal department that smart organisations are embracing. The last few years have seen the emergence and rise […]

Former Vodafone Head of Legal (Partner Markets) joins team at Halebury

Posted on January 16, 2018

Halebury has recruited former Vodafone Head of Legal (Partner Markets) Jenny Heyes to join its team of senior in-house lawyers. Jenny is a highly experienced commercial lawyer with international experience spanning IT and telecoms, general commercial, regulation and compliance and M&A. She also has wide ranging non legal experience having worked in regional management and […]