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Global Legal Benchmarking Survey

Global Legal Benchmarking Survey

You are invited to participate in the KPMG Global Legal Benchmarking Department Survey.


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Welcome to the Global Legal Department Benchmarking Survey

In today's challenging business environment, it's important to consider the best practices and overall management of your legal function, as well as the transformation that will be required in light of regulatory change and technological advancements. This benchmarking initiative is an important tool to help guide you on your way to becoming an efficient and modern legal department. It also allows you to benchmark your organization in relation to other survey participants on numerous aspects of the legal function.

Survey instructions

To prepare for the taking the survey, please note the following:

  • The survey should take approximately 45-60 minutes to complete.
  • After you enter your email address and start the survey, your responses are saved automatically. You will receive an email that will allow you to resume at a later date should you not be able to complete all of the questions now.
  • Your responses are confidential. Summary results from the analysis of your responses will be reported in an aggregated form for benchmarking purposes; your responses will not be individually identifiable.
  • Throughout this survey, the following acronyms are used: EMA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa), ASPAC (Asia Pacific)
  • The term "Legal Operations", which is used throughout the survey, is understood as a function with regard to the continuous optimization of the legal department. Persons that cover legal operations usually do not perform any legal work and could as well be non-lawyers, however belonging to the legal department. Their tasks can e.g. include reducing (external) spend, process optimization, optimization of service delivery, improvement of technology use etc.
  • Where applicable, please enter all values in US dollars.

How to participate

Click here to begin the survey.

If you encounter any problems accessing the site or registering, please contact us at:

The survey information will be used for analysis purposes only by KPMG International, no responses will be attributed to individuals. All responses will be looked at in strict confidence, with the summary of results made available in aggregate form for benchmarking purposes; your responses will be completely anonymous and will not be individually identifiable. The questionnaire from KPMG International should take no more than 45 - 60 minutes to complete. All replies will be treated in strict confidence. The results of the survey will be analyzed and presented in an aggregated format, and neither you nor your company will be mentioned as having participated in the study. Your responses are confidential. You will have the option of opting in to an individual benchmark, which can show how your responses align against the aggregate data in key areas. For more information please review KPMG International's legal and privacy policy.

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