The Bundle | May 2021

The latest need-to-knows for scaleup lawyers

The Juro community is an exclusive network of lawyers and legal operations experts at high-growth companies. The Bundle explores the hot topics that have members scratching their heads - from implementing 'work-from-anywhere' to how and when to scale your team. Check it out to find practical insights that make your job a little bit easier - and if you're not already a community member, what are you waiting for? Apply to join here.

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In this issue ... 

You'll find need-to-know insights from legal leaders at scaling businesses, courtesy of the Juro community - from embracing new initiatives to improve soft skills, and legal's role in creating and implementing 'work-from-anywhere' models, to scaling a lean team as the rest of the company scales.

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Introduction

Welcome to in-house legal’s growth community

The Juro team introduces The Bundle, with thanks to our contributors and our valued community of in-house lawyers and legal operations teams at scaling companies.

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Tom Bangay

Director of Content, Juro
Chapter 1

'Work-from-anywhere': legal's role

“The complexities of this project only add to legal and HR’s workload, to the point where teams find it easier to just say no” - Roderick van Vliet explores legal's role in implementing and supporting a 'work-from-anywhere' model.

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Roderick van Vliet

Head of Legal, Remote
Chapter 2

How to become an O Shaped Lawyer

“We must facilitate an atmosphere where colleagues aren’t afraid to hear the word ‘no’ or feel like they’re getting called out” - Dan Kayne explains the O Shaped Lawyer initiative, which helps lawyers to adopt the attributes that make them better business partners.

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Dan Kayne

General Counsel, Network Rail
Chapter 3

Scaling your legal team

“Understand how your business is planning to grow, and how legal plays a role in this - not just now, but months and years from now” - Karen Klein walks us through the steps she takes towards securing buy-in for legal headcount.

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KAREN KLEIN

Chief Legal Officer, Relativity

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