March 2015

Inside Out cover March 2015

Cover story: In-House careers special

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“Don’t hide your light under a bushel”

2015-03-25T00:00:00+00:00

The new chief executive of the Law Society, Catherine Dixon, reflects on her career, the role of the in-house solicitor, and the challenges of becoming a chief executive

Other features

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In-house practice and SRA regulation

2015-03-25T10:48:00+00:00

The SRA Principles 2011 and the Code of Conduct 2011 are the main areas of the SRA Handbook relevant to those practising in-house. Tracey Calvert and Bronwen Still provide an overview of these topics from their book Regulation and In-House Lawyers.

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"Know your numbers"

2015-03-25T00:00:00+00:00By

Deborah Grimason, general counsel and company secretary at builders’ merchant and home improvement retailer Travis Perkins plc, shares her thoughts on a range of issues around training and career development for in-house lawyers

Career case studies

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Case study: Training in-house

2015-03-25T00:00:00+00:00By

Leanne Wood, a trainee at CSR plc, looks back at her decision to take an in-house training contract, and why she’d recommend it as a route to practice