Dentons business advisory arm teams up with ‘seasoned’ in-house professional
The global strategic business of law advisory arm of Dentons has partnered with the founder of InnoLegal Services to help optimise legal department operations.
Nextlaw In-House Solutions, owned by Dentons, has partnered with Lucy Endel Bassli – founder of InnoLegal Services PLLC – to help bring “a fresh perspective on the many dimensions of the legal operations spectrum”.
The partnership, Nextlaw In-House Solutions said in a statement, “reinforces our commitment always to be focused on the voice of our client”.
“Lucy’s impressive in-house experience and extensive legal operations expertise further enhance our delivery of relevant, integrated multidisciplinary business solutions to in-house teams from those who understand and share our clients’ perspectives”, said Nextlaw In-House Solutions CEO Chris Pinnington.
Ms Bassli added: “I am thrilled to support Nextlaw’s initiatives and work with their clients to bring the art of the possible by optimising their legal department operations and modernising the delivery of legal services to continue to bring about a differentiated offering.”
The partnership will see Dentons’ business advisory arm grow to over 60 former in-house counsel and GCs around the globe, as well as numerous project management and technology professionals, “who are supporting law departments by creating efficiencies with department workflow through process and technology to developing and managing talent and demonstrating law department value and contributions”.
She has an “impressive background”, the advisory arm continued, including both legal and operations experience with 13 years at Microsoft, and most recently at Snowflake, Inc.