Since its inception in 2015, the Mosaic mentoring scheme has paired nearly 80 in-house lawyers, offering career guidance, coaching, and cross-industry insights and perspectives. We speak to its founders, Emma Sharpe and Claire Debney, about the ethos of the scheme, the particular importance of mentoring for the in-house community, and how you can get involved further.
Our Managing Training Contracts seminar in January heard from three organisations who are investing in in-house training contracts to resource their legal teams. Read on to hear what they had to say about how your organisation can benefit from offering training contracts, what supervising a trainee entails, and the main hurdles you may face.
Leadership consultant Ciarán Fenton looks at the difficulties in rising through the ranks, and offers some advice and ideas as to how the profession might help.
Thinking of a move in-house? Rachel Brushfield, career strategist and coach, explores how to plan the career you want in 2020 and shares career planning strategies and tips to help you get started.
Professor Sara Chandler QC discusses the benefits of pro bono work, the regulatory considerations, and offers some tips and a motivational case study to get you started.
Valeria Mancheva, head of relationship management (in-house) at the Law Society, explains what you can expect at this year’s In-house Division annual conference on 21 June.
Natalie Turner explains why the Law Society’s new practice note on legal professional privilege (LPP) should be on everyone’s required reading list.
Hugh Murray, solicitor at Spire Healthcare Group plc, explains how his in-house team has delivered added value to the business through taking on a number of non-legal projects.
A number of recent events in the corporate space has brought the issue of corporate criminal liability to the fore once again. In this edition’s in-depth read, Craig Weston, barrister at Irwin Mitchell, explains why now is the time to address the issues of bribery and economic crime in your company.