Rebels with a clause – a new kind of group for a new kind of client

Tech-savvy, dynamic and fast-growing – the Disruptive GC group is on every law firm’s radar. Legal Business meets the hustling new kids on the block

For classists, the word ‘disruptive’ still carries negative connotations of damage, chaos and disarray. But these days in corporate circles it has become the phrase of the day – a complimentary shorthand to describe tech-driven innovators remaking all manner of industries. But the cult of disruption – birthed in Clayton Christensen’s hugely influential 1997 book The Innovator’s Dilemma – has truly come of age when it has reached not only the legal profession, but its in-house branch.