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Paul Gilbert argues too many corporate counsel fail to seize the risk agenda. Barclays, Volkswagen and Tesco are three massive businesses in three significant, sophisticated and important business sectors. Each one of these successful and long-lived businesses has access to significant in-house legal expertise, each is capable of paying for the best legal advice money … Continue reading “GCs have scraped a seat at the table but too many are wasting the opportunity”

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Policing in-house counsel The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) launched a consultation in January on whether in-house lawyers at finance houses should be policed under the incoming Senior Managers Regime, in an attempt to clarify uncertainties regarding the overall responsibility of an in-house legal function under FCA’s rules. Bringing lawyers under the regime, designed to boost … Continue reading “Significant matters”

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With this issue of The In-House Lawyer we are unveiling a total overhaul of the magazine first launched over 20 years ago. The title, the first dedicated to the UK’s expanding community of corporate counsel, has long been an important part of the stable of our parent company Legalease, which is committed to expanding its … Continue reading “A title fit for the modern GC”

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A big story with huge implications for in-house counsel, Catherine McGregor interviews The Guardian’s Gill Phillips to find out how she managed the Snowden leak saga.

Feature | TMT Overview


Data protection, cyber crime and patent litigation are all major TMT issues for in-house counsel in 2016 but, as IHL reports, general counsel need to stay focused on the bigger picture.

Feature | Talent Management


The legal profession is increasingly obsessed with the challenge of engaging Millennial lawyers. The In-House Lawyer separates buzzword from BS.