Updated In-house Lawyer Regulatory Tracker 2020

Updated In-house Lawyer Regulatory Tracker 2020

Our Regulatory Tracker produced in partnership with Susanna Heley of RadcliffesLeBrasseur, highlights key legal and regulatory changes that will affect in-house lawyers in 2020.

While some are set in stone, others are more speculative at this stage or subject to the Parliamentary timetable.

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Regulatory updates are tracked across the following practice areas and topics: 

Employment & HR

  • Coronavirus job retention scheme (CJRS)
  • Employee protection legislation
  • Live-in workers’ entitlement to national minimum wage
  • Age discrimination—justifying pay policy
  • Off payroll working in the private sector (IR35)
  • Equal pay
  • Individual rights arising from trade union membership
  • Non-disclosure agreements (NDAs)
  • Vicarious liability for sexual assault

Data & privacy

  • ePrivacy
  • Data transfer
  • Data protection
  • GDPR update
  • Whether loss of control of personal data amounts to damage

Intellectual property

  • Copyright

Corporate governance

  • Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020
  • Taxation—personal liability
  • Dividends
  • Extended time for filing

Commercial & competition

  • Loyalty penalty


  • Brexit
  • Overseas property register
  • Business interruption insurance

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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.