Top 5 festive reads for in-house lawyers

Top 5 festive reads for in-house lawyers

Our present to you this year. A quick round-up of key practical tips, advice, market insights and some of our best content for you to read over Christmas.

See below for a summary of some of our key titles to fuel your Christmas reading list…

 

1.  The future of work 2025: AI, automation and the legal profession

 

What will a lawyer's desk look like in five year's time? How can you equip yourself with knowledge to understand how your role might change, and what data there is 'out there' to represent these shifts? Studies show that workers in 2025 and beyond will need to move in conjunction with automation rather that against it. Click to understand how you can learn to like, rather than lump, your potential new colleagues.

The future of work 2025: AI, automation and the legal profession

 

 

2.  Successful lawyer's skillset: The art of good negotiation

 

For the junior lawyers, or those training junior lawyers, our junior lawyer development series provides useful tips for those starting our their careers, or for general self-improvement. This article focuses on the concept of negotiation, the art of mirroring the opposition, and preparing for set backs.

Successful lawyer's skillset: The art of good negotiation

 

 

3.  Diversity, AI and decision-making blind spots

 

What links financial markets, artificial intelligence and counter-terrorism? Whilst there could be several links, one that might surprise you is: workplace diversity.

A highly read from solicitor, Rory Copeland, who addresses the drivers for workplace diversity - or lack there of. Rory delves into the CIA, 'algorithmic bias' in AI and whether 9/11 could have been prevented if circumstances were different.

Diversity, AI and decision-making blind spots

 

 

4.  How to be a business partner - Richard Mabey, CEO of Juro

 

Many in-house lawyers are constructing interesting paths for themselves in the management of companies, influencing the board and thereby key legal decisions from the top. How is this done?

Richard Mabey, former lawyer and CEO of Juro, gives his thoughts in five simple steps for working in tandem with business culture.

Use this toolkit to find new and innovative ways where you can add value and make an impact.

How to be a business partner - Richard Mabey, CEO of Juro

 

 

5.  3 case studies for in-house lawyers

 

At LexisNexis we are lucky enough to work alongside industry-leading legal professionals. These case studies allow us to look below the surface of the effectiveness of the legal counsel, and what tips you can pick up from industry heavyweights from Crafy Counsel, The Crown Estate and Juro.

3 case studies for in-house lawyers

 

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Amy is an established writer and researcher, having contributed to publications, such as The Law Society, LPM, City A.M. and Financial IT. Her role at LexisNexis UK involved leading content and thought leadership, as well as writing research reports, including "The Bellwether Report 2020, Covid-19: The next chapter" and "Are medium-sized firms the change-makers in legal?"