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North America Innovative Lawyers 2017: Strategy and Changing Behaviours - In-house legal teams (2)

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Originality6
Leadership8
Impact6
Total innovation score20
CommentEstablished an employee-led diversity council, the first for a corporate function at the bank, to ensure BMO’s recruitment policies include minorities and persons with disabilities, enhance gender equality and offer employees professional development opportunities.

North America Innovative Lawyers 2017: Strategy and Changing Behaviours - In-house legal teams

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Originality8
Leadership8
Impact7
Total innovation score23
CommentLaunched an annual law firm summit to align external and internal legal counsel with the customer experience and improve understanding of the business’s strategic objectives. The initiative has resulted in greater spend predictability, efficiency and consistency in advice.