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Find all the latest In-house Division events, from workshops to seminars.


Mitigating risk for in-house lawyers (18 April 2018)

The role and approach of legal departments in identifying and managing risk is changing. 

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In-house Division annual conference (13-14 June 2018)

On 13 and 14 June, our popular In-house Division annual conference will bring together in-house solicitors from the public, corporate, not-for-profit and charity sectors to discuss common challenges, pick up the latest tips from experts, and share best practice.

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Top tips for enhancing performance: Difficult people and challenging situations - (22 March 2018)

Few people relish or enjoy the prospect of having a ‘difficult’ conversation, whether it is with a loved one, work colleague, employer or business partner, with the consequence that aberrant behaviour or performance issues can remain unaddressed. 


Pro bono for in-house lawyers (15 February 2018)

As an in-house lawyer, how can you work in a pro bono capacity? How can your organisation encourage and promote pro bono programmes? Learn from examples of programmes that are working well.

In-house Webinars

Find all the latest In-house Division webinars.

On-demand webinar: The new SRA Handbook - what next for in-house lawyers?

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. 

Why some lawyers are poor negotiators and what they can do about it

Leadership consultant Ciarán Fenton outlines key steps in developing your negotiating skills as an in-house lawyer.

On-demand webinar: Legal professional privilege for in-house lawyers 2017

Colin Passmore, senior partner at Simmons & Simmons will advise on the updates to legal professional privilege relevant to in-house lawyers, tying in with the recent release of the Law Society’s practice note.

On-demand webinar: General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and how it affects your organisation

Stephen McCartney, director of information governance and data protection officer at Royal Mail Group will focus on the changes to data protection law across Europe that will impact your organisation.

On-demand webinar: Mitigating risk - managing and reporting for in-house counsel

Learn practical solutions and tools to help your legal department make the transition from legal risk manager to strategic risk partner and provide best practice reporting on risk.

On-demand webinar: New SRA regime, CPD and continuing competence practical guide

Join this webinar to get an overview of continuing competence - what do I need to know? how do I identify my training needs? how do I keep training records? and how do I demonstrate that the SRA requirements have been met? 

On-demand webinar: Data protection for in-house lawyers

Join this webinar to understand the key concepts and principles, how these apply to organisations, practical guidance on complying with the law, and reducing the risk of regulatory action.

On-demand webinar: In-house legal professional privilege for in-house - UK vs. Europe

Join this webinar to gain a practical insight into how privilege works with the in-house lawyer and how this gives rise to challenges when dealing with, for example, investigations undertaken by the European Commission. 

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Growing your client base - harnessing the power of word of mouth (27 March 2018)

1 February 2018

Referrals are a great source of new business. Yet most firms or indeed individuals do not actively seek them, this is a missed opportunity as referrals are one of the most cost-effective ways to win new clients and new work. 

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Celebration of LGBT History Month - Bristol (28 February 2018)

1 February 2018

As part of our regional engagement we are holding an event in Bristol to mark LGBT History Month.

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Seminar: Celebration of LGBT History Month (22 February 2018)

1 February 2018

On the 30th anniversary of Section 28 of the Local Government Act 1988 (and the 15th of its repeal), this seminar will focus on the legacy of this notorious legislation and how far we have come since its abolition. 


Retraining: an introduction to wills, probate and trust (24 April 2018, London)

12 January 2018

The Law Society has developed this one day introductory training session to help solicitors considering a career move into wills, probate and trusts.


Top tips for enhancing performance: Difficult people and challenging situations (In-house Division) (22 March 2018)

12 January 2018

This two hour session will examine the challenges faced by in-house lawyers and will provide tools and techniques to address these tricky people issues.

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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 2017/18 Engagement Programme

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Highlights of the In-house Division Annual Conference 2017

We’ve collated the highlights from our growing flagship annual conference.