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Amy leads the content marketing strategy for LexisNexis UK, writing thought leadership and product content for marketing campaigns, insight reports and legal industry magazines. She is an established writer and researcher, having contributed in national publications, such as City A.M. and Financial IT. She is also one of the writers and digital editors of LexisNexis' insights blogs, the Future of Law and the In-house blog.

Paul is Chief Executive at LBC Wise Counsel, a business he founded in 2000 working predominantly with in-house legal teams and General Counsel around the world.

His focus is on impactful one-to-one mentoring, career counselling, supporting the strategic purpose and operational efficiency of in-house teams, and on designing and delivering residential skills development and leadership programmes.

Clients include international energy conglomerates, global life sciences teams and major banks, as well as a range of FTSE and smaller UK teams. He has designed career development programmes, mentored General Counsel and supported over 100 law firm panel appointment processes.

Before LBC Wise Counsel, Paul qualified as a solicitor in the UK in 1987 and was an in-house lawyer for 12 years including as General Counsel to two UK financial services companies.

Paul has lectured in the US, South Africa and across Europe. He has written six books and published over 150 articles. He was for ten years a Trustee of LawWorks and has been a Law Society Council member representing the in-house sector.

Violet is an editor at LexisNexis, with previous experience in both the legal sector and in journalism. She graduated in 2019 with an English and French degree, and now commissions case analysis content across 35 practice areas for LexisPSL. She has a particular interest in writing about international trade, and environmental law.
Holly joined LexisNexis in July 2014 and works primarily on the PSL Public Law module. Holly read law at university and qualified as a solicitor in private practice. Before starting her legal career, she gained experience working in local government and spent a year studying politics. Prior to joining LexisNexis, Holly worked in the Global Technology and Sourcing team at BP, supporting a variety of global procurement and compliance projects. Upon joining LexisPSL, she worked in the Commercial and LexisAsk teams before assisting with the development and launch of the PSL Public Law module. Holly looks after a number of core public law subject areas, including Brexit.
Ben Giaretta is an international arbitration lawyer with a wide range of experience across many different sectors. He is a Chartered Arbitrator and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and is a partner at Mishcon de Reya LLP.  He a member of the Consulting Editorial Board of Lexis PSL Arbitration.
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18 May 2020

By Paul Gilbert | May 2020 Please forgive this indulgence. A departure from my ranty blogging. This is a poem I have written to reflect some of the very many mentoring...

18 May 2020

Michael Carroll and David Thompson of Signum Services, the in-house investigative arm of UK P&I Club issues this reminder to colleagues, Members and their staff to be...

12 May 2020

Remote working is easier for some firms and companies than it is for others. Either way, as many companies begin to accelerate getting their 'ducks in a row' in so far as...

12 May 2020

Written by Isabel Hitching QC. Given Brexit and now COVID-19 clients are looking at how they can adapt to changes in the commercial, political and legal context. ...

12 May 2020

A round-up of LexisNexis' latest articles supporting the legal sector through Covid-19 changes. The articles cover various issues such as: flexible working, the impacts...

11 May 2020

How the construction industry might survive the coronavirus On 7 May 2020 the Construction Leadership Council published some extremely valuable “Best Practice Guidance”...

7 May 2020

The coronavirus crisis has impacted most global sectors tremendously. With increased home-working, fewer travel trips made, and supply chains disrupted, the impact on the...

5 May 2020

In recent years, the judicial system been at the centre of a struggle between preserving its renowned traditional system, and mounting pressure for it to modernise - to...

30 Apr 2020

Q&A with Neil Smith, Legal Operations Specialist and former LexisNexis Director. The COVID-19 crisis has thrown the world of office-based workers into unchartered...

29 Apr 2020

What benefits can be provided by Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) or Business Process Outsourcing (BPO)? How do you make outsourcing successful?

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Flattening the curve of our emotions - Paul Gilbert, CEO of LBC Wise Counsel
In-House

By Paul Gilbert | May 2020 Please forgive this indulgence. A departure from my ranty blogging. This is a poem I have written to reflect some of the very many mentoring...

Covid-19 and cyber scams: A crisis on the rise
Future of Law

Michael Carroll and David Thompson of Signum Services, the in-house investigative arm of UK P&I Club issues this reminder to colleagues, Members and their staff to be...

Coronavirus, remote working and the virtual law firm
Future of Law

Remote working is easier for some firms and companies than it is for others. Either way, as many companies begin to accelerate getting their 'ducks in a row' in so far as...

Recent Developments in Interpretation of Contracts: a welcome message of certainty in a time of change
In-House

Written by Isabel Hitching QC. Given Brexit and now COVID-19 clients are looking at how they can adapt to changes in the commercial, political and legal context. ...

Coronavirus – What’s the impact on the legal profession?
Future of Law

A round-up of LexisNexis' latest articles supporting the legal sector through Covid-19 changes. The articles cover various issues such as: flexible working, the impacts...

How the construction industry might survive the coronavirus
In-House

How the construction industry might survive the coronavirus On 7 May 2020 the Construction Leadership Council published some extremely valuable “Best Practice Guidance”...

What is the legal impact of a green recovery from Covid-19?
In-House

The coronavirus crisis has impacted most global sectors tremendously. With increased home-working, fewer travel trips made, and supply chains disrupted, the impact on the...

Digitisation of the Courts: Could Covid-19 be the catalyst needed for change?
Future of Law

In recent years, the judicial system been at the centre of a struggle between preserving its renowned traditional system, and mounting pressure for it to modernise - to...

WFH: Thriving in the new norm
In-House

Q&A with Neil Smith, Legal Operations Specialist and former LexisNexis Director. The COVID-19 crisis has thrown the world of office-based workers into unchartered...

Outsourcing in Legal: Everything you need to know
In-House

What benefits can be provided by Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) or Business Process Outsourcing (BPO)? How do you make outsourcing successful?

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