17 February 2020
We are seeing a subtle form of brazen disrespect towards in-lawyers – and it centres around fees.
CJEU decision still of importance to in-house counsel in long campaign to find equal recognition in other countries.
I have 30 years’ experience as an in-house commercial lawyer but have not worked for year.
How do I secure an in-house role without any commercial experience?
50 countries sign Singapore Convention.
1 July 2019
A general counsel who has the ear of the chief executive and the board will be talking about culture, risk and crises.
Updating a cold-war era treaty will be more difficult than agreeing it in the first place.
Royal Mail's GC doesn't message colleagues in the evening or at weekends. All lawyers should follow suit.
Last month BT advertised a head of legal position on a job share basis. Firms should follow its lead.
3 July 2017
There is likely a huge adjustment coming for in-house lawyers
Will any general counsel in the UK have the guts to replicate the tech giant’s minimum standard sanction?
24 October 2016
This book succeeds admirably on most levels but suffers from a lack of analysis.
3 October 2016
The FCA has admitted that the remit of in-house lawyers needs to be reassessed.
25 April 2016
The talents needed for a career at an ‘elite’ law firm can seem limited by comparison.
In-house lawyers have an opportunity to show their mettle as organisations defend themselves.
9 November 2015
Ambitious global firms need to listen more closely to their clients.
Solicitors are still trying to shake off the ‘second cousin’ perception.
Research shows that activity by non-practising entities is bad news in the US. The UK should beware.
A new report exposes the frustrations that arise in dealings between in-house lawyers and corporate executives.
Offering training contracts may be risky – but worth it.
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