Recent cases on legal professional privilege drive home some key lessons from last year’s SFO v ENRC case, many of which are particularly relevant for in-house lawyers. Alan Sheeley and Emilie Jones look in detail at several judgments, and provide a number of important practical take-away points.
Following our successful seminar on mitigating risk in January, we will be running a series of Q&A in which in-house counsel from different sectors discuss their approaches to risk. First up is former Bupa GC Paul Newton, who sat on the seminar panel. He talks educating the business and how to handle mistakes.
The Law Society has published a series of papers for solicitors in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
In-house lawyers wishing to conduct internal investigations should breathe a sigh of relief following the recent appeal court ruling against the Serious Fraud Office, writes Lewis Crofts, MLex’s editor-in-chief.
Abhijit Mukhopadhyay, general counsel (Europe) at the Hinduja Group spoke at the In-house Division annual conference in June on the role of in-house legal in crisis management. Here, he shares his advice on the topic.
Keith Ruddock argues that companies - and their legal teams - need to understand that societal and community issues are as important as technical, legal, economic or enginerring issues. These can be vital to reputation management in a crisis.
One dented social network. 87 million profiles. 44 angry senators. And an ever increasing number of government and state investigators. That’s what’s on Mark Zuckerberg’s timeline. Lewis Crofts, MLex editor-in-chief, reports.
Pearl Moses looks at the main changes the SRA is proposing in the revised SRA handbook, and how they may provide opportunities for in-house lawyers.
UNISON is the first trade union in the UK to produce a modern slavery statement. Shantha David explains how they did it, and offers some top tips for producing your own.
Natalie Turner explains why the Law Society’s new practice note on legal professional privilege (LPP) should be on everyone’s required reading list.