LIKE Forum: how to embed KM in the culture of your legal team

LIKE Forum: how to embed KM in the culture of your legal team

Effective knowledge management (KM) is crucial for the smooth and efficient running of an in-house legal function. Yet incorporating it into your strategy is not enough if you don’t have the buy-in of your team. Everyone needs to recognise the benefits of knowledge sharing in order for it to become part of a team’s culture. How can you achieve this and successfully reap the full rewards of KM?


On October 12th 2016, the LexisNexis Learning, Innovation and Knowledge Excellence (LIKE) Forum is bringing together senior in-house lawyers to discuss this important topic and share practical insights. Key areas covered include:

  • Knowledge sharing behaviours amongst lawyers
  • How to facilitate knowledge sharing to improve your competitive advantage
  • Embedding KM in the culture of your team: making it part of the mindset.

The session is led by Helene Russell, Managing Director at The Knowledge Business. Helene helps lawyers and law firms utilise their knowledge to improve profitability and efficacy. She has been writing textbooks and training lawyers for 8 years. Previously, she spent a decade as a solicitor specialising in clinical negligence litigation and 2 years in-house in know-how.

Get involved

The LexisNexis LIKE Forum will be held in London on October 12th 2016 at 2pm. If you are a senior in‑house lawyer interested in getting involved, 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.