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    The long read: Privilege in a post-ENRC world

    10 May 2019

    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.

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    Mitigating risk Q&A

    10 May 2019

    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.

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    Law Society publishes Brexit no-deal papers

    8 November 2018

    The Law Society has published a series of papers for solicitors in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

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    Protecting privilege – the SFO’s fight with a miner

    26 October 2018

    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.

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    Crisis? What crisis?

    31 August 2018

    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.

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    The long read: The challenging role of lawyers in crisis response

    23 July 2018 By Keith Ruddock

    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.

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    Facebook and the world’s regulators

    26 April 2018

    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.

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    Six things you need to know about the new SRA handbook

    30 October 2017

    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.

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    Creating a modern slavery statement: some tips for success

    30 October 2017

    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.

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    Why you need to read the LPP practice note

    27 April 2017

    Natalie Turner explains why the Law Society’s new practice note on legal professional privilege (LPP) should be on everyone’s required reading list.

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