October 2018

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Cover story: In-house and legal tech

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Looking past the hype: how in-house is approaching legal technology


Sophie Gould, head of In-house, LexisNexis, discusses the key findings from their new report, based on the largest survey on the usage and implementation of legal in-house tech in the UK.


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Get on board


Swati Paul, general counsel, London Luton Airport spoke at the In-house Division annual conference in June, on the role of lawyers on boards. A board member herself, she shares her experience of taking her seat at the table, and some tips for success.

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Nice work: the in-house recruitment landscape


Diana Bentley investigates the current recruitment environment for the in-house sector.

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What your organisation really, really wants from you


Dennis Hall discusses the key skills and competencies that organisations prize in their in-house lawyers, and how they can help you get ahead in your career.

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Q&A: Marcus Schmitt, European Company Lawyers Association


We catch up with Marcus M Schmitt, general manager of the European Company Lawyers Association (ECLA), about their work, the benefits of membership and the threat of Brexit.

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Hacked off


Matthew Gingell, general counsel at Oxygen House Group, recently organised a legal ‘hack’ with other lawyers in his area to prove the hypothesis that the law should not be a barrier to innovation. Here, he explains how he organised it, and the insight and benefits it has brought to his ...


Because you're worth it - making the business case for the legal team


Pearl Moses, head of Risk and Compliance at the Law Society, explains how you can make the business case for your legal team as effective as possible.

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Build those relationships - and influence


Bhavisha Mistry explains why the personal touch is so effective in building and influencing client relationships.

Special guest editorial feature


Protecting privilege – the SFO’s fight with a miner


In-house lawyers wishing to conduct internal investigations should breathe a sigh of relief following the recent appeal court ruling against the Serious Fraud Office, writes Lewis Crofts, MLex’s editor-in-chief.