Legal Manager Services has the knowledge and resources to design and implement a legal operations model that will serve your business. It will relieve the business from recurring or non-legal tasks and empower the legal professionals to be a proactive partner for the business.

Our business case is simple: we make sure that your legal work will be done better, faster, and for less money. We will maximize your ability to protect and grow the business with our processes, technology, and people.



CEO Jan-Willem Prakke founded LMS in 2018 based on his 20 years experience as in-house lawyer and general counsel. He has broad experience in governance, compliance and legal management with companies like Philips, Boskalis and lastly as general counsel of Royal Schiphol Group. Jan-Willem studied Business Law at the University of Leiden where today he serves as a member of the advisory board of the law faculty. He also teaches at the “Senior Legal Counsel Academy” and is member of the legal committee of The American Chamber of Commerce in the Netherlands.

Contact him at: or +316-83623708.


COO Harm Bavinck is the founder of the software company Effacts, a leading solution provider for legal operations. Effacts is currently used by more than 1.000 companies in 25 countries. In 2015, he sold Effacts to Wolters Kluwer and joined them as business developer for the Legal & Regulatory division. In June 2019, he joined LMS as COO and shareholder. He is responsible for the customer success. He uses his extensive expertise in legal operations to continuously improve the service level of LMS. Harm is also a fellow at Codex, the Stanford Institute for Legal Informatics.

contact him at: or +316-26696864