LIKE Forum: capturing know-how and demonstrating value

LIKE Forum: capturing know-how and demonstrating value


BusinessLD KM blog post June 2016 image 1 demand for more efficiency means in-house legal teams must focus on work processes and on how the team is perceived by the rest of the business. Legal skills are just part of successfully delivering an efficient level of service.

On July 6th 2016, the LexisNexis Learning, Innovation and Knowledge Excellence (LIKE) Forum is meeting to discuss two key areas for senior in-house lawyers:

  • Capturing know-how: Find out how other sectors sell the benefits of KM to the business. What are the best approaches to capturing know-how?
  • Demonstrating your value to the business: A vital part of managing a legal team, demonstrating value is central to countering any perceptions of legal as just a cost centre.

The session is led by experts Helen Barker, Counsel for Knowledge Management at Diageo, Dom Pickersgill, General Counsel at the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), and Nick Milton, Knowledge Management Consultant at Knoco Ltd.

Get involved

The LexisNexis LIKE Forum will be held in London on July 6th 2016 at 2pm. If you are a senior in-house lawyer interested in getting involved with the Forum, please contact for more information.


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About the author:

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.