Aspire Event - Thursday 7th June 2018

Aspire Event - Thursday 7th June 2018

We hope you can join our next Aspire networking and personal development event for in-house lawyers, in the early stages of their careers.

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  When : Thursday 7th June 2018
Where: LexisNexis, Lexis House, 30 Farringdon Street, EC4A 4HH
Agenda: 5:00pm: Registration


5:15pm: Welcome and introductions  

5:30pm: Soft skills: How to build your personal brand | Funke Abimbola MBE, General Counsel & Head of Financial Compliance, Roche UK 
Learn why developing your personal brand is so important and how to effectively sell yourself as a brand, maximising your potential and opportunities

6:15pm Legal skills:  The role of in-house counsel in navigating a successful business Brexit | Guy Lougher, Partner and Head of Brexit Advisory Unit, Pinsent Masons 
Hear key learnings and get practical advice for in-house legal departments from recent research conducted with 200 GCs and Board members to investigate what boards expect from their GCs when it comes to Brexit planning and how well-prepared businesses are for Brexit

7:00pm: Interactive Q&A with guest speakers | Manu Kanwar, Virtual GC and Legal Strategist, Lex Solutions
Join in the discussion as senior in-house counsel share their personal stories and top tips to help you accelerate and plan your career development

7:30pm - 8pmNetworking drinks

Register: Aspire is free to join. It is open to all in-housers in the early stages of their legal career. For more information about our speakers or to register,  please click here.


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Louisa leads marketing for the in-house legal community at LexisNexis. She joined the dedicated in-house team at LexisNexis four years ago and has a passion for driving and facilitating initiatives which are customer-focused at their heart. Her vision is to support in-house counsel succeed in their fast-evolving role based on deep insight, data analysis and best practice gathered across the in-house community.

Prior to her in-house focused role, Louisa led the marketing for the bar and mid-market private practice sectors as well as product marketing lead for LexisPSL - LexisNexis' cloud based, practical guidance and legal research software solution.

She brings 20 years' marketing experience both client and agency side, specialising in B2B marketing in the Legal, TMT (Telco, Media and Technology) and Financial Services industries. In both South Africa, Europe and the UK.

Louisa is also an active member on the LexisNexis Gender Equality Matters (GEM) steering committee and is involved with the Families at LexisNexis Group which brings together, supports and lobbies for change those with an interest in balancing the challenges of work and family.