Collaborating, influencing and communicating

Collaborating, influencing and communicating guidance:

Love it or loathe it, social media is here to stay. Used appropriately, it can help you to build a strong personal online brand. However, as we have all seen in the...

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We communicate with other people all the time through a variety of different mediums. Most of us think we are pretty good at it, but the reality is we could probably all...

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Effective communication in a crisis can make the difference between survival and failure. As your company’s legal representative, you are likely to be involved in any...

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Written for in-house lawyers, this note provides practical tips for gaining influence within your organisation. Who do you need to influence within your organisation? •...

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This practice note outlines the main areas an in-house lawyer needs to consider when planning cross-border projects or deals, including logistics, language, trust,...

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Personal branding is a relatively new concept in the workplace but it allows us the opportunity to look not just at what we do, but how we do it and what impact that has...

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Being able to influence effectively is an essential skill for any in-house lawyer. Inevitably, there will be barriers for us all when we are building our network and we...

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This Practice Note looks at the framework of influencing skills and contains a series of interviews with General Counsels which explore the skills needed in order to...

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1 Objectives Provide a summary of your key objectives here. For example: In order to comply with the requirements of the Bribery Act 2010, we need to ensure that all our...

Precedents

1 Objectives Provide a summary of your key objectives here. For example: In order to comply with the requirements of the Bribery Act 2010, we need to ensure that all our...

Precedents

A guide to help in-house lawyers formulate a communications plan, including templates for a briefing plan and a communications plan. When should I use a communication...

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A guide to help in-house lawyers effectively communicate their message to the business, including a template for an internal communications plan. Where do I start? First...

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In previous Practice Notes, we looked at why we need influencing skills, the theory behind them, how we develop our own 'brand' and also some thoughts about why we might...

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This series of Practice Notes has been developed with the aim of helping lawyers who are new to working in-house, to develop their influencing skills and embed this...

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In the previous Practice Notes: What we mean by influencing? and Why do we need to influence? we considered what influencing is and why we need to do it. In this Practice...

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The previous Practice Note: What we mean by influencing? covered the difference between influencing and what is often perceived as just grubby politics. Although this...

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