Academy Masterclass

Finance - Setting & Managing Budgets and Supplier Management & Evaluation


This masterclass addresses how to manage a legal department budget, taking into account the wider context.

It challenges delegates to think about how the legal department can better facilitate the strategic goals and manage the principal risks of the organisation.


Suzanne Smith

Former Chief Legal Officer and Company Secretary of Abcam plc


  • 08:45 Registrations and coffee
  • 09:00 Introductions
  • 09:15 Part 1, The wider context and the 'more for less' environment
  • 10:45 Coffee Break 
  • 11:00 Part 2, Creating and managing the legal department budget
  • 12:30 Lunch break
  • 13:15 Part 3, KPIs
  • 14:45 Coffee Break
  • 15:00 Part 4, Managing external suppliers
  • 16:30 Final thoughts and summing-up
  • 16:45 Finish


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