How to improve legal department productivity
in 3 minutes
Law department is responsible for providing legal services and advice to the company, its divisions and employees. The department office faces a great number of different legal matters. These matters include: business development, contract management, real estate transactions, customer claims against the company for product damages and defects, litigation, employment law, sales and leases matters, debt collection, bankruptcy, case prosecution, and much more. All these activities create the workflow of Legal department. If to look at the workflow in whole, the following main functions of the legal department can seen:
Let's briefly consider each of these functions.
1. Providing legal advice and guidance
For example, with help of CentriQS business management software legal staff can use the Tasks view to plan their activities and create todo lists. they can also use the Scheduler panel to schedule their tasks and appointments.
2. Prosecution of cases in courts and litigation management
CentriQS business management software allows to create a custom entity view, for example the Customers view to add customers to the database so that legal agency personnel will track heir customers.
3. Documentation preparation and drafting
CentriQS lets keep all legal documents and tasks in the same database allowing the personnel to easily find required file in a few clicks. There is the Files view to upload files in the database and to add links to files stored on local/network drives.
Software for Legal department workflow management
This legal department software offers task management solution with possibility to create and customize multiple workflow types. For example, in Configurator, the department head can create such workflow types as 'Legal advice workflow', 'Litigation workflow', 'Document management workflow'. These workflows types correspond to the main functions of Legal department. The manager can use Configurator to add specific task statuses, so that each workflow type will be better organized.