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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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Get on board

26 October 2018

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. 

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Nice work: the in-house recruitment landscape

26 October 2018

Diana Bentley investigates the current recruitment environment for the in-house sector.

All Education, learning and careers

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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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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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GDPR compliance: engaging the business

30 October 2017

Sophie Gould, head of PSL In-house at Lexis Nexis, looks at how some organisations are encouraging wider corporate engagement with GDPR compliance.

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GDPR: What in-house lawyers need to know

30 October 2017By

The clock is ticking down to the General Data Protection Regulation coming into force in May 2018. As an in-house lawyer, what do you need to know, and more importantly, what do you need to do? Robert Rutherford provides an in-depth, back to basics guide.

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Conference 2017: A practical approach to the GDPR

28 July 2017

Paul Cummins, head of Legal at Milton Keynes Council and a member of the In-House Division committee, offers a practical, nine-step guide to implementing the General Data Protection Regulation in your organisation.

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Brexit and data protection – what happens now?

28 January 2019

Alessandro Galtieri looks at how Brexit could impact data protection if the UK leaves without a deal - and there is little good news.

All Regulation and risk

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GDPR compliance: engaging the business

30 October 2017

Sophie Gould, head of PSL In-house at Lexis Nexis, looks at how some organisations are encouraging wider corporate engagement with GDPR compliance.

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GDPR: What in-house lawyers need to know

30 October 2017By

The clock is ticking down to the General Data Protection Regulation coming into force in May 2018. As an in-house lawyer, what do you need to know, and more importantly, what do you need to do? Robert Rutherford provides an in-depth, back to basics guide.

All Innovation and technology

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Conference 2017: How to add strategic impact and value

28 July 2017

At the annual conference, Sophie Gould (head of in-house at LexisNexis) and Dr Paul Hughes (Cranfield School of Management) delivered a roundtable presentation sharing best practice and practical advice on how in-house lawyers can increase their strategic impact, gain influence in their organisation and add more value to the wider business.

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Keep it insights

28 January 2019By

Rachel Brushfield explores the role of insight and client relationship management (CRM) systems in effectively managing and influencing your key stakeholders at work in an organised and compelling way for career success, and shares some practical tips.

All Performance management and adding value

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