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TermMeaningAccounting reference dateWhen a company is incorporated, it will usually have an accounting reference date that is the last day of the...
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This Practice Note provides practical guidance and tips for in-house lawyers on developing programmes to raise legal awareness within the...
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There are four ways in which you can encourage business colleagues to be more coherent in the way they use the legal team:•raise their legal awareness...
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On 1 November 2016 the requirement to undertake 16 hours of continuing professional development (CPD) training each year was phased out and replaced...
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This note sets out advice on making the most of your first 100 days as an in-house lawyer.Congratulations on securing your first in-house role! You’ve...
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On 19 April 2013, the LexisNexis® In-house Advisory Board met to discuss innovative ways of working with external counsel. The discussion, led by Josh...
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This Practice Note considers the general principles, meaning and rationale behind privilege. It identifies the different types of privilege, including...
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This Practice Note looks at privilege and confidential information in the context of a client-solicitor relationship where that solicitor-client...
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This Practice Note considers the general principles, meaning and rationale behind privilege. It identifies the different types of privilege, including...
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At the outset of the engagement there will be a number of criteria, including the original selection criteria, which will be important to you in terms...
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This Practice Note assumes that there has been a thorough selection process leading to choosing the law firms that your team regularly uses. See below...
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The essence of this grid is to find simple ways to influence behaviours that supports and builds the relationship between an in-house team and a law...
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The purpose of this Precedent is to provide guidance on planning the key steps of a tender process for sourcing external preferred legal services...
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This Practice Note provides guidance on the key steps to be followed by an in-house legal team when creating a panel of external preferred legal...
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[insert organisation’s name] will treat the following information as confidential:QuestionsDetailsTenderer’s full name[Insert name]Tenderer’s full...
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For the in-house legal team running to a budget, legal fees are a critical issue. In the worst cases, fee arrangements that have not been properly...
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Sample question from prospective supplierSample answerDo you intend to appoint more than one supplier for the provision of legal services?At this...
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This Legal professional privilege—top ten tips document highlights key messages on how to attract and then protect legal professional privilege. For...
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This Legal professional privilege (LPP) quick guide explains what LPP is and how we can best protect it.What is legal professional privilege?LPP...
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[Insert name of organisation] recognises the rights of individuals to equality of opportunity, equality of access and freedom from discrimination....
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[Insert date][Address of tenderer]Dear [insert contact name][Invitation to tender OR Request for proposal] for: [insert project name]Thank you for...
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[On headed paper][Insert date][Address of tenderer]Dear [Insert contact name ][Request for proposal OR Invitation to tender] for: [insert project...
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Each member of the procurement project team should complete this form in respect of each Tenderer’s proposal. Ensure that you refer back to the [ITT...
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Each member of the procurement project team should complete this form in respect of each proposal. Ensure that you refer back to the [ITT OR RFP] when...
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