From legal manager to business counsel – the changing role of the GC

Event: From legal manager to business counsel – the changing role of the GC

When: Wednesday, April 25
Where: Convendum, Regeringsgatan 30, Stockholm (click for map)

General counsel are having to adopt to a new role and expand their areas of responsibility while extending their range of skills. A 2017 survey by Wolters Kluwer found that 54% of general counsel expect their role to become more strategic over the next 3 years. General counsel are no longer seen as just legal experts, but they are being utilized to offer business advice.

Join Wolters Kluwer and LegalWorks at “From legal manager to business counsel – the changing role of the GC”. Our event explores how the role of the general counsel has been shaped by corporate and technological changes over recent years. You’ll receive best practices for excelling in your role as a strategic asset to the business.


12:00 - 12:15 Welcome and introduction to LegalWorks and effacts by Wolters Kluwer
12:15 - 12:45 Drivers for professional and corporate success in times of information overload and limited resources – Anna Lensmar-Friedman, CEO - LegalWorks and Anna Brunzell, Legal Operations Consultant - LegalWorks
12:45 - 13:30 The quest for being strategic: how effacts can help – Maurits Annegarn, Senior Consultant Business Partnerships, effacts by Wolters Kluwer
13:30 - 14:00 Questions and networking

What you will learn:

    • How organizations can benefit from legal tech without huge investments in time and resources
    • Tips for extracting value from information while dealing with limited resources
    • How to free up time to focus on strategic priorities instead of low-value administrative tasks


    • Best practices for achieving corporate success during times of information overload
    • How smart investments in technology can help you achieve a strategic role and increase value to the business

About Wolters Kluwer:

Wolters Kluwer’s Legal Software business provides legal professionals around the world with trusted software and services that combines deep domain expertise and intuitive technology. Leading  solutions include products such as effacts. effacts, a smart legal dashboard, is designed for the general counsel and in-house legal professional to help in streamlining legal workflow and department management. This solution allows legal departments to store, track, share and report on the entire company’s legal information enabling them to effectively and efficiently manage their law department. 

About LegalWorks:

LegalWorks is one of the leading alternative legal services providers in the Nordics and supports its customers in long term relationships with advisory, interim, outsourcing and recruitment services in a flexible model. In addition, LegalWorks helps legal departments with digitalization and other development projects. The team of LegalWorks consists of around 30 lawyers, most of them with experience as in-house counsels.


effacts is a secure online repository for all your legal information that has smart functions to help you get the most value out of it.

    • Store. Easily organize your key contracts, company documents, claims and compliance policies in one central place.

    • Find. Get easy, instant access to the information with powerful Google-style searches.

  • Summarize. Make key information from long documents more visible and understandable to the whole organization.

  • Track. Build workflows to help you manage risk in contracts, entities, claims and policies.

  • Report. Generate detailed reports and charts that can provide the management information your team or your board needs.

  • Share. Give permission-based access to different departments to allow them to see the information that helps them do their jobs better.

  • Empower. Set up self-service portals to enable different departments to manage their own legal affairs, with your legal oversight.

effacts modules

Entity management

Entity Management

Contract Management

Contract Management

Claim Management

Claim Management

Compliance management

Compliance Management