- April 9, 2020
Managing Partner Panagiotis Drakopoulos is answering in CEELM’s online “The corner Office” feature on how he is managing the firm’s team working remotely during the challenging Covid-19 period.
“Our emergency remote-work plan has been shaped in practice as follows: I usually have day-to-day calls or video calls with the partners and senior associates via Skype, WhatsApp, or Microsoft Teams; video calls with the team members of each project are scheduled usually every two days via Skype or Zoom. All employees have VPN access to their work databases and the firm’s archive so that they can access all shared files any time and follow up with their current workflow. Communication with the clients is mainly conducted via teleconferences or Zoom. We have also set up an internal custom timekeeping system accessible by VPN to ensure that billable time is properly allocated”.