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.
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.
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.
Registered European Lawyer Avv. Daniela Licciardo explains why grammar and language are just as important as understanding the black letter law in contract drafting.
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.
Chinese lawyer Ruihua Wang shares her remarkable journey of requalifying in the UK, how she ended up working in-house, and embracing the ups and downs of in-house life.
Frustrated by Trading Standards’ failure to take action over faulty Whirlpool tumble dryers that caused a number of fires across the UK, the in-house legal team at Which? decided to step in and launch a judicial review. Kate Wellington, head of legal operations at Which?, explains how her team used the legal process to secure significant change for millions of consumers.