A call for mentors: support junior in-house counsels build their career during these unusual times

A call for mentors: support junior in-house counsels build their career during these unusual times

A call for mentors: support junior in-house counsels build their career during these unusual times

Junior lawyers from the in-house community are screaming for help and support. Starting a legal career in-house comes with many challenges. 2020 has merely added more pressure and uncertainty for many. We know that in-house lawyers often feel they get less support in their learning compared to those working for law firms. It can be very isolating.

To support those starting out in their careers in-house, the LexisNexis mentoring programme provides junior in-house lawyers with the support and benefits of an external mentor.

Improve your leadership and management skills.

Becoming a mentor isn’t just a ‘nice thing to do’.  It can have a positive impact on your personal development and future career.

Benefits include:

  • Reinforcing and refreshing your knowledge of your specialist field
  • Improved self-awareness
  • The motivational high of helping someone else progress
  • Improving your coaching and development skills
  • Development of your leadership skills
  • Clearer understanding of the challenges faced by those further down the ladder

JOIN TODAY

To sign up as a mentor, please complete the short profile form here. The information provided will help us to find you a suitable mentee.

 

 

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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.