PRACTICAL GUIDANCE DEEP RESEARCH DRAFTING LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT TESTIMONIALS HOME There are no fees for joining our forums, it’s our pleasure to support you in your role, in whatever way we can. Membership is by invitation only. To find out more and express an interest in joining any of the forums, please contact the LexisNexis In-house team or visit www.lexisnexis.co.uk/in-house LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT Learning & Development Forums – the key to your success. Our In-house Networking Forums and Eventsaim to support the in-house community; giving the chance to all In-house lawyers, General Counsel and those with other roles within the legal function, whether part of a large or a small legal team or simply working solo, to meet and engage with peers, understand market trends whilst developing new skills and broadening their knowledge. Which Forum is the perfect fit for you? Advisory Board. Our group of senior in-house lawyers meet quarterly to discuss common areas of interest and establish best practice. The output of this forum is shared in the LexisPSL In-house Advisor module. Learning, Innovation and Knowledge Excellence (LIKE) Forum. The LexisNexis LIKE Forum is made up of Senior Knowledge Managers and Heads of Learning from across the in-house market and aims to provide training and share best practice around topics such as process management, how to get the best out of your legal providers, demonstrating value and driving effective L&D in your organisation. For example, the group has created a learning and development framework based on the new SRA competencies. Chief Legal Officers Peer to Peer Network. Facilitated by LexisNexis, this network brings together Chief Legal Officers to discuss best practice on topics such as managing global legal teams, process mapping, Artificial Intelligence, infrastructure and technology. Flying Solo. The LexisNexis Flying Solo network brings together In-house lawyers who are working solo or are part of a small legal team. The forum aims to stimulate ideas, provide regular legal and soft-skills training, as well as mentoring and an opportunity to network with peers. Aspire Networking and Training Group. Aspire provides junior lawyers with training in soft skills, commercial awareness and legal skills as well as helping members to build their professional network in the early stages of their career. Mentor Programme. Learning from more experienced colleagues is one of the best ways to develop skills and careers. Our mentoring scheme is aimed not only at supporting your development and the achievement of your career goals but can also help you improve your leadership and management skills. LexisNexis In-house – continued learning. This year our in-house webinar programme will look at many key issues relevant to the in-house practitioner; varying from topics such as drafting commercial contracts and employment law developments, to the latest in procurement. Throughout the year we will also be providing other key updates such as an intellectual property law update for in-house lawyers and a session on risk audits. Webinar topics for 2017 include: The latest in commercial contracts for in-house lawyers 21/02/2017 Intellectual property law for in-house lawyers 04/04/2017 The best ways to work with procurement and the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 05/05/2017 Consumer rights update after the Consumer Rights Act 2015 13/06/2017 Dealing with data protection concerns and breaches 04/07/2017 Recent and future employment law developments, including modern slavery 04/08/2017 Risk audits: practical tips and what to look out for 19/09/2017 Corporate compliance for in-house lawyers 31/10/2017 Intellectual property law for in-house lawyers 04/04/2018 Rule of Law CSR initiatives. We work with PRIME, Lawyers in Schools and Future Reach to help widen accessibility to the legal profession. LexisNexis has an active Diversity and Inclusion Forum and are a Stonewall Diversity Champion as well as an Investor in People. Opportunities exist for in- house teams to get involved in these programmes with LexisNexis. Business for the Rule of Law. LexisNexis is a founding partner for the United Nations business for the rule of law initiative (B4ROL) - an exciting new global initiative to engage the business community in advancing support for the rule of law. LexisNexis is a founding member of Aspiring Solicitors and believes in Aspiring Solicitor’s commitment to increase diversity in the legal profession. Many aspects of the Aspiring Solicitors programme match the work that LexisNexis has done over the years to help students through peer-to-peer learning and pro bono support. The Legal Social Mobility Partnership (LSMP). The LSMP is a collaboration of law firms, their partner clients and commercial organisations who work together to provide bright state school sixth form students from less privileged backgrounds access to a Work Insight and Skills Programme with the ultimate aim of broadening access to the legal profession and developing students’ career aspirations.