Senior Counsel Event - The commercial benefit of effective panel management

Senior Counsel Event - The commercial benefit of effective panel management

The pace of firms vying for corporate business is never abating. Add to this alternative legal suppliers and consultants disrupting the traditional models of service, effective management of and the ability to demonstrate the commercial benefit of external counsel remains a continued challenge and priority.

Join the next in our monthly event series for senior in-house counsel as we explore under Chatham House how a strategic approach to working with your law firms can help you get more value from your law firms and effectively articulate this value.

Wednesday 24th March


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Topics of discussion will include:

  1. How are legal teams approaching cost control? How does this impact on services provided?
  2. What constitutes ‘value’ from external counsel? How can this be tangibly provided?
  3. How to extract the right information to drive pragmatic decision making – from panel selection to harnessing greater value from existing law firm relationships

We are delighted to be joined by Toby McCrindle, General Counsel at Snowfall, Will Long, Client Partnership Director at Alacrity and Maria Johnston, Director at Radius Law and fellow GCs sharing their personal experience in conversation to facilitate peer discussion and sharing of best practice.

Stop Press Brexit and COVID-19 Alerts

Iain Larkins, Founder and CEO at Radius Law will also highlight any key priorities for legal departments from recent government and regulatory guidance updates and recommended practical next steps to consider.

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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.