Wolters Kluwer’s ELM Solutions 2019 General Counsel Barometer provides a snapshot of the priorities and expectations of European legal department leaders. This year’s report is a follow-up on our 2017 General Counsel Barometer, showing not just the current state but the evolving trends over the last two years.
The General Counsel Barometer 2019, published with The Lawyer, shows that GCs are expected to play a more strategic role in their organizations, a trend that has increased since it was reported in 2017. The study explores how the role of a GC has changed to adapt to the evolving complexities of the legal and economic environment while embracing new technologies that offer enhanced capabilities, analytics, and opportunities for significant cost management. Highlights include the following: