Executive Summary

​In today's hyper-competitive environment, organizations aim to work smarter and faster, and use technology to improve the bottom line. In-house legal departments are not exempt from these demands and can struggle to keep up with competitors.

BLG Consulting helps corporate clients address these challenges by reviewing their current legal operations and working side by side with client teams to define solutions that align with their culture and priorities. When our team of lawyers and consultants works with your business, we spend time solving your specific problems, already knowing how lawyers work and think. We are focused on delivering sustained improvements, leveraging our expertise in change management to help address the challenges associated with technology and process innovations.

Our team has deep expertise to help your legal department in the following areas:

  • Legal Operations Transformation: As Canada's largest law firm, we understand efficiency in legal operations. We are always improving how we do things to ensure service quality and cost management, and can do the same for you.
  • Knowledge Management: With our cutting-edge knowledge and innovation technologies, we can help your team save money and improve service delivery.
  • Risk Management: We help clients prepare for the worst, before it happens. Our team does a health check of current operational risks and regulatory compliance, and provides a roadmap to remediation.
  • Legal and Business Process Outsourcing: Let BLG's economies of scale and expertise work for your organization. Whether you are setting up a virtual office in Canada or taking business-as-usual tasks off your team's hands, BLG can help.

BLG Consulting assists its clients identify, implement and sustain performance improvements through the following service offerings:

  • Advisory Services: BLG Consulting has the depth of expertise and experience to provide unique and actionable advice in the following ways:
    • Performance Assessment: BLG Consulting's unique methodology helps clients find at least a 20% improvement in the productivity of its legal department.
    • Problem-Solving Studies / 'Art of the Possible': BLG Consulting can also perform market research and provide functional advice on a variety of business issues.
    • Solution Design: Employing co-creating techniques such as Design Thinking, BLG Consulting works with clients to drive innovation within their organization.
  • Implementation Services: BLG Consulting offers project and change management expertise and resources to implement your projects and programs.
  • Managed Services: BLG Consulting is able to identify, plan and manage the transition of business-as-usual tasks from a client's organization into production within BLG. We can provide both legal and non-legal managed services, including:
    • Outsourcing of Business-as-Usual Legal Work, with guaranteed cost savings
    • Commercial Lease Management services for your office, retail and industrial property needs
    • Virtual General Counsel (GC) solutions, giving unlimited access to specialized GC that matches your business needs