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West side story: Leeds and West Yorkshire regional focus

10 May 2019By

In a new feature, we take an in-depth look at the in-house landscape in different regions of the UK. In this edition, Diana Bentley visits Leeds, the largest financial capital outside of London, and finds a thriving and expanding business hub - with a highly competitive in-house job market.

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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. 

All Education, learning and careers

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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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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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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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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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Flying high: seven skills for adding value

10 May 2019

Swati Paul explains the key skills you need to add value in your role, backed up by two real-life practical case studies from her role as GC at London Luton Airport.

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Don't forget your commas - the importance of language and grammar in contract drafting

13 May 2019

Registered European Lawyer Avv. Daniela Licciardo explains why grammar and language are just as important as understanding the black letter law in contract drafting.

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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.