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.
Once dubbed the ‘business prevention unit’, in-house legal departments are now striving to become effective business partners in their organisations. Diana Bentley find outs from several GC how they are enhancing their profiles with their business colleagues.
The General Data Protection Regulation will make it mandatory for certain organisations to designate a data protection officer. But does yours actually need one? What does the role involve? And just who can do the job? Joanne Bone, partner at Irwin Mitchell, offers a comprehensive guide to all you need to know.
There is a compelling business case for collaborating in the legal sector, but why don’t we do more of it? Lyndsey Ratcliffe, head of corporate relationships at asb law LLP, explains the business benefits and suggests some practical steps to get started.
The Law Society’s Practice Advice Service provides the answers to a number of recent in-house-related queries posed to the team.
We speak to Mayur Patel, the new head of legal services at the Law Society, about how he plans to support in-house solicitors, and how they can tackle the challenges facing the sector.
Ciarán Fenton explains why in-house counsel teams are missing an opportunity around ethics.
Over a year since the Brexit result, much uncertainty still hangs over the rights of EU lawyers to live and work in the UK. Joanna Hunt scrutinises the government’s recent paper on the future status of EU nationals, and its implications for anyone working in legal services - but is it good news?