Feature | Ashfords' retail roundup


We may be a nation of shopkeepers and shopping may be the national sport, but retailers are under ever increasing pressure. Facing a spiralling cost base, currency uncertainty and changing shopping habits – retailers are having to get smarter to survive – and in-house lawyers have never been under so much pressure to help their business perform.

Feature | Leader

Alex Novarese, Editor-in-Chief, The In-House Lawyer & Legal Business

It’s frequent for law firms to talk of abandoning the ideas or projects that may have potentially raised a GC’s pulse because it involves the nightmare of arguing with four departments to kick in budget.

Feature | Adviser focus


Having trailed peers during the 2000s, Pinsent Masons has been one of most consistent performers in its class in recent years. The In-House Lawyer caught up with its energetic senior partner to delve deeper

Feature | Adviser focus


While women advance in senior disputes and in-house roles, high-end M&A remains a boys’ club. IHL assesses the female talent in the City deal scene and asks if things will ever improve.

Feature | Employment law partner: Doyle Clayton


A decade ago workplace law was barely on a general counsel’s risk register. Today we see in-house lawyers specialising in it – with a GC expected to be knowledgeable enough to keep a company’s board briefed on any issues that could impact the value of its brand.

Feature | Events

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Lawyers from across the industry gathered at The Royal Exchange in London to celebrate The Legal 500 UK Awards 2018

Feature | Procurement


We ask general counsel why law firm pitches can take months to win… and be lost in minutes

Feature | Competition


Can UK competition regulators maintain their efforts in light of Brexit-imposed burdens?