Category Archives: Lean Legal Process Improvement

Process Improvement in Legal Services – Saves 13,000 hours

13,000 Hours Saved – 40% of Legal Forms Contained Errors.  Process Improvement LegalHow could a business processes that failed 40% of the time still be around today? How?Thank fully it may not be and lessons from it may lead to a saving of 13,000 hours of work for the UK HM Courts Services.A process as […]

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Business Process Mapping Tip 2

Business Process Mapping Tip #2

Business Process Mapping Tips #2  Business Process Mapping Tip 2You’ve agreed why you are mapping a process. Next you need to agree two additional points;What is the Final Output of the Process, the finish & Where does the Process Start?Or put another way Where Are The Boundaries? sounds simple right?Where Does The Process Finish?Is your […]

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Business Process Mapping Tip #1

Business Process Mapping Tip #1 Business Process Mapping Tip #1We often get asked about Business Process Mapping so I’m sharing a series of tips that I hope you find of use.The first step in Business Process Mapping is to establish,Why Are We Mapping A Process?There are lots of reasons why you might wish to map […]

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Lean Waste in a Law Firm? It’s only 20-40% of Time

Workflow Waste in Law Firms – Over 20% of Time  Time Wasted”Only in becoming a general manager did I recognize the waste that law firms and in-house counsel design into their workflows – waste that I estimate at 20 to 40% of what companies pay them.” I’ve just read this on this blog post.  https://www.controllingcorporatelegalcosts.com/about-me/If you’re […]

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Efficiency In Law Firms & Departments

Efficiency in Law FirmsWe help legal teams to improve Processes & Productivity, turn work round to clients faster – reducing WIP & Lock-up, develop staff to take on more responsibility and be more accountable.HOW?  Efficiency in Law Firms – clear desk policy?Every day you are faced with frustrations. Frustrations that mean you are;waiting for information, paperwork, […]

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Waste of Waiting

Lean Waste in Law Firms – Waiting…

Lean Waste in Law Firms – WaitingYour days are filled with brilliant, value adding, high quality work and FRUSTRATIONS. Daily Frustrations that cause you and your teams to WASTE TIME & EFFORT impacting on the value adding work you want to deliver. Most Lean practitioners will begin by explaining how you and your staff create waste and then the shutters often […]

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Mark Greenhouse Lean Process Improvement Consultant

Mark Greenhouse Lean Process Improvement Consultant Mark Greenhouse UK Lean Process Improvement ConsultantFor 25 years Mark has been involved with improvement of organisations be that through Productivity Improvement, Lean, Efficiency Improvement or Process Improvement programmes – all with the aim of leaving behind SUSTAINED improved performance. During that time he has often had to deliver improvements […]

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Continuous Improvement in Legal Departments

Continuous Improvement in Legal DepartmentsOkay, we all know the story, you’re waiting for something to happen about continuous improvement in Legal Departments. Then all of sudden like buses, the stories start to arrive at once.On Friday last it was the turn of LexisNexis to publish their discussion paper Measuring the in-house Legal Teamproduced by their In-House Advisory Board, […]

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Lean Wastes are really Frustrations

In our world of Lean Process Improvement all too often we talk about 7 Wastes and expect you to understand what we mean. Your days are filled with value adding, high quality work and DAILY FRUSTRATIONS. Frustrations that reduce your efficiency, hamper your productivity and those of your team and colleagues. Frustrations that cause you and […]

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