Aspire Junior In-house Lawyer Event - Wednesday 15th November 2017

Aspire Junior In-house Lawyer Event - Wednesday 15th November 2017

We hope you can join us for our next Aspire event taking place on Wednesday 15th November 2017.

 Where: Lexis Nexis, Lexis House, 30 Farringdon Street, EC4A 4HH
When: 16:00 Registration & refreshments
16:30 Session starts
19:00 - 20:00 Networking drinks
Agenda: Soft skills: Mentoring and coaching, office politics and how to give feedback
Toby Hornett, Legal Director at Canon, will share his knowledge and insight mentoring, coaching and effective ways of giving feedback within the in-house legal community.

Legal skills: How to use tech in the legal team

Paul Peake, Head of Legal at StubHub and member of Disruptive GCs, will share his insights on how to use technology within the legal team.


Interactive Q&A with guest speaker
Megan Bawden, Business Manager to Telephonica’s CFO will give career advice and will provide guidance on how in-house lawyers can work effectively with the finance department.

Register: As always, we hope you will join us for networking drinks from 19:00.

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

Should you have any questions relating to the event please contact

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Sophie is Head of Learning & Development at F-LEX Legal - an award winning legal tech startup helping law firms and organisations manage a flexible work force and supporting lawyers to make smarter life/work choices. 

As part of her portfolio career Sophie runs various learning and development and networking forums for in-house lawyers and mentors junior lawyers.  These include Flying Solo for small and solo legal teams and Aspire for junior in-house lawyers which she runs for LexisNexis UK.  She also works with schools and organisations to promote social mobility within the legal profession, working with The Social Mobility Business Partnership and Aspiring Solicitors. 

She trained as a lawyer in the City and worked as an in-house lawyer for 10 years including as Head of Legal for Virgin Radio and Ginger Media Group.  

Outside of work she is happily married with three sons and enjoys morning walks along the beach with her two dogs.