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From call centre to legal counsel: qualifying without a training contract

Inga Tumurbaatar explains how, over eight years, she went from working in the call centre at N Brown Group to qualifying as a solicitor via the SRA’s ‘equivalent means’ route.

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In-house legal recruitment: seven skills to look for

Recruitment is a core responsibility for a GC, but what skills in particular should you be looking for when hiring? Paul Newton lists his top seven competencies.

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Take a bite: get in front of the camera with Crafty Counsel

Ben White discusses Crafty Counsel, a new online platform specifically for in-house counsel featuring bite-sized learning videos featuring presenters from law firms and other organisations. He explains how you can get involved, and what to expect from the filming day. There are also Q&As with two in-house lawyers who have ...

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Mitigating risk Q&A: Samantha Barr

In the next in our series, Samantha Barr, legal projects lead, ODEON Cinemas discusses how you can educate your organisation on risk, and demonstrate and measure your value in relation to risk management.

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Make it plain: communicating law to non-lawyers

Bhavisha Mistry shares practical advice and tips from the In-house Division’s recent panel discussion on communicating law to non-lawyers.

About the In-house Division

Your In-house Division is dedicated to meeting the needs of in-house lawyers working in the corporate and public sectors, not-for-profit organisations and charities.

See our 2019/20 engagement programme

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice and updates

  • Pro bono guide for in-house solicitors and legal teams introduced

  • I. Stephanie Boyce interview - supporting in-house as Law Society president

  • Room at the top - becoming a GC