How to organize the work of the legal department
The main task in creating a legal service is the creation of a properly constructed and well-established contractual work system, the development of standard contract forms in accordance with the specifics of the enterprise, its partners, suppliers and consumers of products, business methods used in the enterprise itself. An obligatory condition for the creation, modification and amendment of the statutory documents, collective and labor contracts is also the participation of the legal service.
In addition, problemsdepartment should include the development and production of a document management system, training of the company's personnel in the basics of legal literacy within the limits of the performance of their duties, the development of job descriptions and their timely updating.
Since all external relations with suppliers and consumers of enterprise products are carried out through a system of contracts, it is necessary to concentrate their drafting and processing in the legal department. This will allow to fully protect the interests and rights of the whole enterprise, the company.
Organizing the activities of the legaldepartment. it is necessary to first study and analyze the specifics of the business processes and methods of the enterprise, taking into account past disputes, problems, litigation, and claiming correspondence.
Beginning the development of draft contracts and reporting documentation, think through and distribute role responsibility and methods for monitoring its compliance. Define the competence of the head and his deputies, accounting,department staff, secretariat, commercial directorate, executive personnel, each structural unit.
Conduct an audit of the implemented system of contract work and records management. Check the correctness of their functioning, the interaction of all subsystems, identify existing problems and eliminate them.
This approach will strengthen the company's position in the market and increase its competitiveness, will help increase its authority, respect competitors, but most importantly - secure itthe work and will avoid material and time costs for litigation.