Chinese lawyer Ruihua Wang shares her remarkable journey of requalifying in the UK, how she ended up working in-house, and embracing the ups and downs of in-house life.
Lyndell Beguinua is legal counsel of one of the world’s leading technology companies – but, unbelievably, it took him over 10 years to qualify. He shares his remarkable – and at times tough – journey.
Thinking about moving sector? There may be plenty of opportunities in the market, but how can you make an impact with your CV and at interview and demonstrate you really want a change? Diana Bentley canvasses recruiters and heads of legal for their advice on how to get yourself noticed – and get yourself that new job.
Swati Paul, general counsel, London Luton Airport spoke at the In-house Division annual conference in June, on the role of lawyers on boards. A board member herself, she shares her experience of taking her seat at the table, and some tips for success.
Diana Bentley investigates the current recruitment environment for the in-house sector.
It is estimated that half of all registered charities in the UK have a trustee vacancy. Why do so many people overlook taking part? With Trustees Week around the corner, Katherine Sparkes explains how trusteeships can massively enhance your professional development and personal wellbeing.
Simon Osborne, chief executive and fellow of ICSA, outlines routes to the board for in-house lawyers.
Peter Swabey FCIS, policy & research director at ICSA: The Governance Institute, spoke at the annual conference on why corporate governance is now high on the government’s agenda, and the expectations placed on it to restore public faith in business.
Since its inception in 2015, the Mosaic mentoring scheme has paired nearly 80 in-house lawyers, offering career guidance, coaching, and cross-industry insights and perspectives. We speak to its founders, Emma Sharpe and Claire Debney, about the ethos of the scheme, the particular importance of mentoring for the in-house community, and how you can get involved further.
Leadership consultant Ciarán Fenton looks at the difficulties in rising through the ranks, and offers some advice and ideas as to how the profession might help.