Prof. Dr. Bruno
Mascello

Academic Director Law & Management of the Executive School of Management, Technology and Law at the University of St.Gallen, Director of the executive programme for lawyers “Management for the Legal Profession (MLP-HSG)”, attorney at law, lecturer and author dealing with various topics at the intersection of law and management.

Prof. Dr. Bruno Mascellos Veröffentlichungen bei Vista

Do lawyers know what their customers want?

Recently I read the following headline by a partner of a New York law firm: “For Heaven’s Sake, Do NOT Ask Clients What they Want!!!” This was a complete waste of time: ...

Sustainability (ESG) as a driver for new ecosystems in the legal market?

The economy is on the move, and companies are constantly facing new legal challenges. They have to laboriously fish around for the relevant pieces of legal advice from various ...

“War for talents” in the legal market?

In the last five years, I have regularly heard from law firms and legal departments that Legal Tech was not relevant to them, that legal work – at least the really important ...

Future skills for lawyers

As a lawyer, are you of the opinion that it will be sufficient for a legal career only to have excellent legal knowledge? Or do you tend to share the view that professional ...

Do we need AI in the legal market?

The legal market will not be spared digital upheavals, either. The question is only how fast what will happen, and when artificial intelligence will come as the last expansion ...

Specialisation – an occupational risk or even a trap?

Experts’ desire to specialise is easy to understand. In my view, however, it is bound to lead to a situation whereby it is easier to compare experts with their competitors and ...

Gender equality required also in the legal industry?

We know that a bigger variety, in particular gender diversity, improves the working environment, delivers a higher and qualitative better output, and leads to a higher ...

Generations X, Y, Z … and what next? With a little anecdote from the legal market.

Anyone who thinks that human capital doesn’t have to be cultivated and that in the near future, machines will do all the work anyway, need not read on. For everyone else, the ...

Law & Management with a new programme structure – now up to an Executive Master’s degree

Law & Management has used the challenges of Covid-19 as an opportunity to gear the structure of its executive education programmes even better to the professional future: the ...

Law & Management – 1 year with corona

For more than a year, we have been working under the new general conditions caused by Covid-19. During this time, we did not only have to react to unknown challenges triggered by ...
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Law & Management becomes carbon neutral

In Law & Management, sustainability is not merely an issue dealt with in lectures; rather, it is directly relevant to us as a provider of executive education, for we do not want ...

What approach do you pursue for your career planning?

Last year we regularly heard that companies “had fallen on hard times through no fault of their own”. But can this really just be explained in such simple terms? Good risk ...

Lawyers as risk and crisis managers? What they have to consider at this very point in time

The current corona situation serves as an opportunity for a scrutiny of the role played by lawyers in times of crisis, regardless of whether they work in a law firm or in a law ...

In a crisis, it’s the people who count – in the legal services market, this is true all the year

When they are uncertain or facing important decisions, people often consult lawyers. This is currently evident on account of the coronavirus crisis. In these challenging times, ...

10 trends in the 2020 legal market

Optimal positioning in the legal market requires two things: a critical look back, and a realistic look ahead. One thing is certain: the legal market will continue to be on the ...

Three must-have skills for lawyers

Lawyers’ legal expertise may only be conceived of as a “player’s licence” for them to be permitted to operate in the legal market at all. It does not constitute a ...

Hourly fees and alternative forms of remuneration for lawyers – it’s not either/or!

On 30 October 2019, 60 legal experts met at the fully booked “The future of the legal market” conference to deal with the topic of “Hourly fees – a dinosaur?” The ...
Portrait Prof. Dr. Bruno Mascello

New video series (vlog) about topics related to Legal Management (“B1 series”)

The legal market is constantly changing. All legal service providers – be it law firms, legal departments or alternative legal service providers – are equally affected by ...
Compliance Concept with Wooden Blocks

Effective compliance is contingent on the knowledge of the applicable rules. But is that all?

Prof. Dr. Bruno Mascello speaks about the successful implementation of compliance. But what exactly does this mean? What do we have to bear in mind, and how do I communicate the ...
Anwälte als Risiko- und Krisenmanager

Are Lawyers Risks and Crisis Managers?

Lawyers in legal departments and law firms like to refer to themselves as risk and crisis managers. But is it sufficient to be consulted in order to clarify legal questions when ...
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Relationship of trust with lawyers obsolescent?

The relationship of trust with one’s lawyer – often invoked and misunderstood. But precisely this relationship could provide the basis for a business strategy enabling a law ...
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Corporate Counsel’s Day 2018

Last week’s Corporate Counsel’s Day focused on innovation and digitalization in legal departments. A line-up of twelve speakers from the UK, Germany and Switzerland openly ...
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Young lawyers’ greed – or merely law firms’ lack of imagination?

Hardly any profession other than lawyers makes their law firm partners’ salaries and turnover figures publicly available in rankings. And this also applies to the lowest-rung ...
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Pilot concept for modern law firm management for small law firms

For reasons of time or financial resources, small law firms often lack the opportunity to acquire an extensive knowledge of modern law firm management or to discuss this issue ...
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How Law Firms and Legal Departments Could Survive the Next Wave

There is no doubt anymore, the legal market is faced with new challenges, some of which include digitalization and LegalTech. But what does this mean for today’s legal services ...