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.
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.
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.
Matthew Gingell, general counsel at Oxygen House Group, recently organised a legal ‘hack’ with other lawyers in his area to prove the hypothesis that the law should not be a barrier to innovation. Here, he explains how he organised it, and the insight and benefits it has brought to his business.
We’ve collated the highlights from our growing flagship annual conference.
Time and resource are precious commodities, especially with on-going pressure on legal spend and an ever increasing workload.
Leadership consultant Ciarán Fenton outlines key steps in developing your negotiating skills as an in-house lawyer.
ABSs continue to grow as businesses are looking to stand out in the market. The joining up of public services is not always backed by legislation which allows sharing of legal services, and local authorities are becoming commissioning organisations of outsourcing work to owned or private companies (and other third party organisations).