In the driving seat

Over the last 10 years, the role of the in-house counsel has changed dramatically - leading some to say that the balance of power has now changed hands completely, with in-house counsel calling all the shots, and driving fundamental changes in fees structures, law firm business models, and client relationships. At a recent Latin American Corporate Counsel Association meeting in Miami, Clare Bolton led a conversation on how the recession, globalisation and focus on technology and efficiency are pushing core changes in the type of advice clients want from firms

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