Top 5 summer reads from the in-house content team

Top 5 summer reads from the in-house content team

Over the summer, we have been working hard to ensure that our in-house blog content addresses the real needs of in-house lawyers, providing you with practical hints and tips from industry experts, as well as thought leadership content from our events, networking and expertise.

As the summer comes to a close, we have chosen our top 5 summer reads to see you through the bank holiday weekend.

See below for a summary of our top picks…


Looking to train in-house or take on trainees in-house? Get step-by-step advice with our Best Practice Framework for In-house Training Contracts

Gain practical tips and advice from LexisNexis’ Best Practice Framework around training junior in-house lawyers. The framework was developed by those who have trained in-house and know from personal experience that training contracts are a credible alternative route into the legal profession.



Exploring the growing trend of legal operations executives - an interview with Christine Coats, VP of Legal Operations at Oracle

Over the past decade, legal operations executives (LOEs) have been becoming more prevalent among in-house legal teams.

Christine Coats, vice president of legal operations at Oracle and board member and financial officer for the Corporate Legal Operations Consortium (CLOC), discusses the value and benefits of a legal operations executive (LOE) as part of the legal team.





The Bionic Lawyer — Maximising value creation in the legal eco system, Rob Booth GC and CoSec, The Crown Estate Part 1

Rob Booth, General Counsel (GC) and Company Secretary of The Crown Estate joined our LexisNexis Aspire networking and professional group facilitated by Sophie Gould, to share both his personal experience, advice and top tips as GC and CoSec and introduce an exciting new initiative led by Rob in the legal profession – the #bioniclawyer project.




Managing the transition between in-house, private practice and legal specialisms - Baljeet Panesar, Senior Legal Councel at DHL

Again, at our LexisNexis Aspire networking and professional group, facilitated by Sophie Gould, we had the pleasure of welcoming Baljeet Panesar, Senior Legal Counsel at DHL, formerly of Dentons to share her personal experiences working both in-house and in private practice.





‘The GDPR: One Year On’ - looking back on the GDPR, what have we learnt and what should we focus on going forward – Part 1

Laura Johnson, a Technology, Outsourcing and Privacy solicitor at Fieldfisher LLP, joined our recent LexisNexis Aspire networking and professional group facilitated by Sophie Gould, to share her expertise in an engaging and interesting presentation covering the low-down on the GDPR one-year post-implementation.





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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?"