GROUND M offers specialist strategic advisory, innovation & research to enhance change, elevate experiences and create positive impact in legal business.
We are progressive and non-traditional. Our expertise is focused on client-centric service transformation & business development, change strategy and reimagining legal services.
Our multidisciplinary approach combines the principles and practices of human centred design, with legal knowledge, digital know-how and business acumen to develop creative, yet commercially attractive strategies that elevate and enhance the legal experience at every touchpoint.
Our Founder, Meera Klemola is globally recognised as one of the pioneering voices in Human Centred Design for legal professionals and legal business. Dubbed by The Legal Forecast as one of the first ‘Legal Designers’ and the host of the world’s first Legal Design Summit, Meera continues to lead and actively contribute to the discourse on the evolving role of design in law.
Meera is a trusted advisor to some of the largest brands, law firms and in-house legal teams. She also co-teaches with professors at law schools, is a frequently requested keynote speaker at global innovation conferences and company retreats and is a contributing author to various platforms on the topics of design in law, modern work and leadership. She holds multidisciplinary qualifications in law, design management and business.
“WE HAD MEERA COME TO PRESENT TO OUR AUDIENCE OF 200+ PROFESSIONALS AT DAIMLER DIGITAL LIFE DAY. HER KEYNOTE & APPROACH WAS INSPIRING AND HAD US THINKING FURTHER ABOUT THE WAYS WE CAN SHAPE TRANSFORMATION AND INNOVATION WITHIN DAIMLER."
PIETRO BRAMBILLA / HEAD OF DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION INTEGRITY/ DAIMLER AG
“MEERA HAS A SYSTEMATIC CREATIVE APPROACH, WHICH WHEN COMBINED WITH HER KNOWLEDGE OF THE LEGAL INDUSTRY AND WHAT OUR CLIENTS ARE LOOKING FOR, ENABLES HER TO HELP US DESIGN CREATIVE, YET COMMERCIALLY POWERFUL SOLUTIONS."
SHILPA BHANDARKAR / GLOBAL HEAD OF INNOVATION / LINKLATERS
"WORKING WITH MEERA IS A TOTAL JOY. MEERA HAS BEEN SUCH A POSITIVE PERSON THROUGHOUT THE WHOLE PROCESS AND COMBINES PROFESSIONALISM WITH PERSONALITY. WE WOULD LOVE TO WORK WITH HER AGAIN”
KAREN WATTON / PROFESSOR / QUEEN MARY UNIVERSITY
"MEERA IS VERY QUICK IN UNDERSTANDING WHAT CLIENTS ARE LOOKING FOR AND HAD A SHORT TURNAROUND TIME TO PROVIDE US WITH CREATIVE AND INSIGHTFUL PROPOSALS, SUGGESTIONS & SOLUTIONS. WORKING TOGETHER WAS EFFORTLESS."
AVRIL TATES / SENIOR COUNSEL / ACCENTURE
"MEERA COMBINES HER AMAZING EXPERIENCE AND MANY SKILLS, INCLUDING LEGAL AND DESIGN, TO BRING A MUCH NEEDED APPROACH TO THE LEGAL PROFESSION. I TRULY VALUE THE OPPORTUNITIES I HAVE TO COLLABORATE WITH HER AND ADMIRE HER ABILITY TO DELIVERY ENGAGING TALKS DESCRIBING CONCEPTS LIKE LEAL DESIGN BEYOND THEORY AND VERY MUCH INTO ITS APPLICATION."
MELISSA LYON / ASSOCIATE PRINCIPAL / HIVE