From problem-solver to
legal business partner

As a legal department, corporate lawyer or external legal expert, you are the troubleshooter. However, in more and more modern, thriving companies, legal experts are evolving into legal business partners. Legal experts who know the business through and through, can implement work processes, work according to standards, embrace IT, present themselves clearly as professionals and can work with those companies as true business partners, achieve more and so create a more efficient company that is more successful and more profitable, with lower costs and more job satisfaction.

The role of trusted legal business partner also suits you. My company, Step Up Smart, teaches you how to interpret this new role successfully and by practical means. I will train and coach you, helping you become a trusted legal partner as well as a troubleshooter, a legal expert who has mastered the art of collaboration, implements efficient work processes, thinks in solutions, is at the heart of the company, develops standards and swings into action before the company asks for it. Find out what I can do for you.

Jo van IJzeren

Services of Step Up Smart:

MAR and PSI applications: work more efficiently and cost-effectively

Smart applications to assess whether an organization complies with the market abuse rules (MAR) or to assess the price sensitivity of information (PSI). With these apps you prevent your company from financial damage and reputation damage and you are completely in control! For a demo or more information, please contact Jo van Ijzeren: telephone +31 6 12 96 38 93 or email

Business Partnering

Evolving from a legal expert to a legal business partner is certainly not easy. Your role is changing; you see the company from a new angle. Focused training and coaching by Step Up Smart ensures that your legal environment will dovetail smoothly into your company’s daily practice or that of your client.

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Focussed analysis

As a legal expert working at the heart of the company, you are closely involved in the different operational processes. Step Up Smart helps you identify the (legal) risks that threaten the company and control them with (standardised) models and systems.

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Efficient Processes

Standardised work processes and IT systems allow you to operate more efficiently and with more success as a legal expert within your company or that of your client. Step Up Smart can advise and support you when you set up such processes.

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Special Projects

The IPO of your company, a major takeover, re-organisation: for most (corporate) lawyers, such matters are not a daily occurrence. Step Up Smart has years of solid experience in these areas, gives advice and tangible support and contributes ideas.

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The Netherlands

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