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How to face the 'new normal'

How can rule-driven and change-resistant lawyers do more with less? Pippa Blakemore reviews Pearson GC Bjarne Tellmann's tips

19 May 2017

Building an Outstanding Legal Team is much more than a ‘must read’, it’s a ‘must-keep-on-your-desk-as-a-constant-source-of-reference’ for general counsel, their legal advisers in private practice, and any legal department leader.

The book is like a volcano of hot topics, with the lava of practical solutions to the challenges facing in-house legal teams tumbling down and solidifying in the pages of this book. The book is solution-focused, with gems of practical advice sparking from the pages.

Bjarne P Tellmann, general counsel and chief legal officer of Pearson plc and a member of its executive committee, leads a legal team of 170 people across six continents. He is, therefore, uniquely placed to give perceptive solutions to the internal legal and organisational challenges confronting general counsel, which is the focus of the ...

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