17 February 2020
In-house counsel are wary of a ‘golden age’ for private practice which can mean partner profits taking priority over client needs. Eduardo Reyes reports from the Gazette’s latest roundtable
1 July 2019
Budgeting, recruitment, new technology and pro bono ranked high on a list of topics under the critical gaze of GCs at the Law Society’s In-house Division annual conference. Jonathan Rayner reports
The Modern Slavery Act, Brexit and measuring performance were among key themes at this year’s conference of the Law Society’s In-house Division.
19 June 2017
Can in-house lawyers be a moral compass for the organisations which employ them, or should general counsel ‘have the back’ of the CEO and the board?
22 May 2017
What does a chief executive seek from their general counsel? Hays plc’s CEO Alistair Cox wants a confidante and critical friend.
6 March 2017
The role of the charity general counsel sits somewhere between the private and public sectors.
23 January 2017
Vodafone’s general counsel reflects on the skills required of GCs to shape the organisation around them.
21 November 2016
If you are ready to quit a career in private practice to take an in-house role, be prepared to ‘own’ your advice.
3 October 2016
Full or partial outsourcing of an organisation’s legal activity could be the next stage in the transformation of in-house departments.
5 September 2016
Managing an in-house team as a business adds value, but it requires a significant change in mindset and new ways of working.
A recent decision in Hong Kong may have powerful repercussions for the concept of LPP.
25 July 2016
General counsel share common traits but working in the public and regulated sectors presents special challenges.
11 July 2016
How panel firms and in-house teams can use IT to collaborate; and risk-managing social media.
27 June 2016
In-house lawyers must be able to operate comfortably in the grey areas of business uncertainty.
16 May 2016
In-house lawyers who learn to harness technology and avoid being overwhelmed are most likely to prosper.
25 April 2016
The global financial crisis led to a ‘revolution’ in the role of the general counsel.
29 February 2016
When lawyers move in-house they must be prepared to take control of their own careers.
22 February 2016
What does the Law Society report foretell for the in-house sector?
22 June 2015
Public sector lawyers retain a keen service ethic, the latest Gazette roundtable heard. But in-house professionals and their law firm advisers are under pressure to think like entrepreneurs as they are challenged to do more for less.
11 May 2015
Too many business people believe legal departments are superfluous. The Law Society’s in-house conference heard how GCs can best prove them wrong.
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