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In-house Division

Welcome to the In-house Division - the community for in-house lawyers working in the corporate and public sectors, not-for-profit organisations and charities

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How to implement a D&I strategy in your legal team (27 June, London)

8 April 2019

Join us in London on 27 June for a free seminar on how to implement a diversity and inclusion strategy in your team.

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How to implement a D&I strategy in your legal team (25 June, Manchester)

8 April 2019

Join us in Manchester on 25 June for a free seminar on how to implement a diversity and inclusion strategy in your team.

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Communicating law to non-lawyers (15 May, London)

22 February 2019

Join us in London on 15 May for a free seminar on how to communicate legal advice and risk to non-lawyers.

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Webinar: Navigating legal tech as an in-house lawyer (OnDemand)

Legal technology is booming, but with so many solutions on the market, how do you decide what’s right for your department?  

Webinar: The new SRA Handbook: What next for in-house lawyers? (OnDemand)

The Handbook is being substantially reduced in length and prescription and is being divided into two - one Code for individuals and another for regulated firms and entities. 

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Innovation for in-house lawyers

8 November 2018

Maya Hodroj, market development director at LexisNexis talks about why innovation should not start with technology.

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In-house lawyers and technology

8 November 2018

Sophie Gould, head of in-house at LexisNexis, addresses what in-house teams expect from their law firms on legal technology.

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Interview: Ben Foat, In-house Solicitor of the Year

28 January 2019

Ben Foat, Post Office legal director, was named In-house Solicitor of the Year at the 2018 Law Society Excellence Awards . We speak to him about his win, his leadership, and how he is transforming his team to meet the increasing demands of the business for legal services.

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Changing industries: CV and interview tips

28 January 2019By

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.

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Ben Foat, winner of the Excellence Awards for Solicitor of the Year - In-house 2018

Enter the Excellence Awards

Get inspiration from last year’s Solicitor of the Year - In-house, Ben Foat.

Submit your nomination for the Excellence Awards today and take the chance to celebrate your work this year.

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About the In-house Division

Your In-house Division is dedicated to meeting the needs of in-house lawyers working in the corporate and public sectors, not-for-profit organisations and charities.

See our 2018/19 engagement programme

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In-house Division annual conference (18-19 June, London)

Join the Law Society’s flagship conference for all in-house members on 18 and 19 June 2019 at the Law Society in London.

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