Top 5 October reads for in-house lawyers

Top 5 October reads for in-house lawyers


As the end of the year approaches, we are aiming to support you in your role with practical hints and tips to make your life that bit easier. The below is a round-up of October's best content from the In-House blog. It includes interviews with GCs, as well as thought leadership content from our events, networking and in-house lawyer expertise. 

See below for a summary of our top picks from October…

 

1.  New 'Trends to Watch' series

 

Look out for our new sector and practice focused series, Trends to Watch. To help you get ahead with understanding everything you need to know and act on in the coming quarter, we have spoken with our in-house PSLs to outline the key legal trends as 2019 draws to a close. Click below, and keep a look out for more over the next few weeks:

 

TMT Trends to Watch – Q4

Financial Services Trends to Watch – Q4 – The FCA power shift

Financial Services Trends to Watch – Q4 – UN and EU initiatives

 

2.  Optimising your in-house legal spend

 

Following the recent publication, the 2019 Global Legal Department Benchmarking Report, by The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), we interviewed Catherine J Moynihan, associate Vice President of legal management services to understand spending trends and the optimisation of in-house spending practices.

Optimising your in-house legal spend

 

 

3.  Risk & Compliance monthly highlights - October 2019

 

A monthly round-up to help you get up to date on key Risk and Compliance legislation. Topics include: Brexit, crime prevention, AML & CTF, information management & security, data protection, and recent news.

Risk & Compliance monthly highlights - October 2019

 

 

4.  10 ways to boost success in your role

 

Insights from the October LexisNexis Flying Solo event, which supports solo in-house lawyers and those in small teams. Paul Newton, formerly General Counsel and member of the Executive Team at BUPA, shared a useful 10-step guide on the importance of personal development for in-house lawyers. 

He highlighted that ‘Our career success depends less on what we know and more on the impact we have on our organisations’.

10 ways to boost success in your role

Join us at our next event on 25th March 2020.

 

 

5.  How to influence your CEO and senior management

 

Can you influence your CEO and guide them to make the right decisions? More invaluable insights from the Flying Solo event - the importance of understanding your CEO, and how personality types of CEOs differ from organisation to organisation.

Sophie Gould, Consultant Head of In-house LexisNexis, led a panel discussion focused on ‘How to influence your CEO and senior management.’  

How to influence your CEO and senior management

 

 

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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?"