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This Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law, which is an entirely new legal concept introduced to UK domestic law in preparation...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note summarises the procedure to amend or change a company’s articles of association in accordance with the Companies Act 2006 (CA...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Following the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some Companies House filing and other administrative procedures have been...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) IMPACT: Certain filing and registration deadlines are extended by temporary measures introduced to mitigate the consequences of...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the obligation of an issuer who issues or proposes to issue financial instruments which are within the scope of the...
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9th Nov
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Albania; Australia; Austria; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Brazil;...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note summarises the traditional fiduciary duties of company directors, including the duty to act in the best interests of the company,...
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9th Nov
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A director who is in any way, directly or indirectly, interested in:•a proposed transaction or arrangement with the company of which they are a...
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9th Nov
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The agreement of the members of a company is required to make certain changes to a company, such as amending its constitution, name or share capital,...
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9th Nov
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BREXIT IMPACT: The law as set out in this Practice Note may be affected by Brexit. For further details on the potential impact of Brexit, see Impact...
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9th Nov
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What is a company's constitution?A company’s 'constitution' is defined under the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) as including:•the company’s articles of...
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9th Nov
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Company directors are not, by virtue only of their office as director, automatically entitled under company law to remuneration for services as a...
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9th Nov

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SRA Standards and Regulations 2019—in-house lawyersThe SRA Standards and Regulations set out the standards and requirements that individual...
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16th May
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SRA Code of Conduct for Solicitors, RELs and RFLs—for in-house lawyersThis Practice Note provides guidance for in-house solicitors on the SRA Code of...
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16th May
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Continuing competence—what in-house lawyers need to knowWhat is continuing competence?The SRA’s continuing competence regime replaced the hours-based...
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16th May
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Guidance for menteesThis Practice Note provides guidance for mentees and consider what it takes to be a good mentee and whether mentoring the right...
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16th May
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How to improve our written communicationsThis Practice Note focuses on common pitfalls in the way we communicate and offers some practical tips based...
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16th May
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Talking commercial senseWhen lawyers are working in a commercial environment it’s easy for a gulf of communication to open up between 'legal speak'...
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16th May
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Developing your commercial awareness/business acumenThis Practice Note provides practical guidance and tips for in-house lawyers on developing and...
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16th May
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Unlocking your emotional intelligence—how working better with others helps to put you aheadIn September 2012, the Lexis In-house Advisory Board met to...
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16th May
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Non-verbal communicationsNon-verbal communication makes up around 55% of a message which is communicated face to face, so we need to ensure that our...
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16th May
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Looking at how to move to working as a legal business personOperating as a 'legal business person' is something most of us aspire to but what are the...
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16th May
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Guidance for mentorsKnowledge management and personal development are hot topics for most organisations and mentoring is a great way to combine the...
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16th May
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Mentoring for in-house lawyersKnowledge management and personal development are hot topics for most organisations and mentoring is a great way to...
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16th May
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Who do we need to influence?In the previous Practice Notes: What we mean by influencing? and Why do we need to influence? we considered what...
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16th May
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Practical ideas to embed being a legal business person into what we doThis Practice Notes focuses on 15 practical steps you can take to develop and...
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16th May
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Developing business credibilityThis Practice Note provides practical guidance and tips for in-house lawyers on developing and improving the business...
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16th May
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How to practice your influencing skillsThis Practice Note looks at the framework of influencing skills and contains a series of interviews with...
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16th May
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The CEO’s view vs the in-house legal team's viewThis Practice Note is written for junior lawyers new to an in-house role. It explores how the legal...
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16th May
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How to demonstrate compliance with the SRA Competency regimeOn 1 November 2016 the requirement to undertake 16 hours of continuing professional...
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Produced in partnership with Ann Page of Yorkshire Courses for Lawyers 16th May
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What do we mean by a legal business person?The term 'legal business person' could be defined in many different ways. In this Practice Note, we will...
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16th May
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Mentoring—getting startedLearning from more experienced colleagues is one of the best ways to develop skills and careers. Mentors can help you make...
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16th May

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