Automotive in-house lawyers event – November 9th

Automotive in-house lawyers event – November 9th

Automotive-inhouse-lawyers-imageJoin us on Wednesday 9th November for a day packed full of insights and updates for in-house lawyers working in the automotive industry. Whether you need to get up to speed on the latest relevant case law or want to find out how you can add value to your legal team, this free event is for you.

Not only will you hear from leading experts in the area, it is also an excellent opportunity to network with your peers in the automotive sector. This event is not to be missed – don’t delay in registering.

The agenda

09:00Arrivals and coffee
09:30Future of automotive retail and maximising results from KPIs
Mike Fazal, Managing Director, Business Management, ASE PLC
10:15The autonomous vehicle – a product liability perspective
Alison Newstead, Partner at Shook, Hardy & Bacon International LLP
11:30Automotive law update
Iain Larkins, Radius Law
13:15VCA & type approval
Barnaby Simkin, Technical Manager, Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders
14:00In-house counsel: the value add
Sophie Gould, LexisNexis, and Simon Porter, Laurence Simons
15:00Wrap up
Iain Larkins, Radius Law

Get involved

Date: Wednesday 9th November 2016
Time: 09:00 - 15:30
Where: Toyota, Great Burgh, Epsom KT18 5UX
Register: Please contact to reserve your place

The event is sponsored by LexisNexis, Radius Law, Laurence Simons, The Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT), the Commerce & Industry Group and Shook, Hardy & Bacon International LLP.


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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.