Legal scenario: Quicker legal guidance

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KPIs impacted


Transactional processes

Advisory services

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Cost savings

Employee experience

Using Copilot to quicker legal guidance

1. Research regulation

Use Copilot to search for existing internal information such as emails, chat, and SharePoint documentation. Then augment with industry articles and any other relevant external information.

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Quickly get up to speed with the most relevant information

2. Prepare comprehensive analysis

Use Copilot to create comprehensive analysis including the regulation’s provisions, implications, and compliance requirements and map to your company’s existing policies.

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Identify key trends and analyze impacts.

3. Collaborate with stakeholders

Use Copilot in Teams to schedule meeting with internal stakeholders to get inputs on how to address gaps and what updates are to be made in policies.

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Transcribe notes to incorporate into the required documentation updates.

4. Create internal guidelines

Leverage Copilot to provide sample language for drafting legal advice and content based on data collected from internal sources, external sources on new regulations and legal systems of record. You can then finalize your guidelines and update policies and procedures. ​

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Rapidly finalize your guidelines and make required updates to policies and procedures​

5. Develop risk management strategies

With work previously done, use Copilot to help analyze case law, enforcement actions, and industry best practices.

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Prepare risk assessment frameworks and risk-mitigating clauses for contracts.

6. Create external communications

Take advantage of Copilot in Word’s assistance in drafting external communications such as press releases, and FAQs for clients.

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Copilot in Word

Generate a first draft more quickly.

1Access Copilot at or the Microsoft Copilot mobile app and set toggle to “Web”
2Access Copilot at, the Microsoft Copilot mobile app, or the Copilot app in Teams, and set toggle to “Work”