About Your Role
Once you are clear that "in-house law" might be the job for you - then how do you go about doing it? A few key principles that are always essential to being a good in-house lawyer are 1) self management 2) self confidence 3) self understanding and 4) accurate self assessment are key to a role in-house, so keep these in mind.
In reading this section you should also read the "About Your Team" section if you came solo to in-house counsel as you are "the team" and, if you are not a team leader to see what your boss is going through! We realise that, if you are reading this you have already read the relevant section of "About You". This information can help you, but you can also use it to help your team members to plan and develop their own roles.
What is your role
Your first year in the role
Being effective in your role
- Presentation skills
- Defining your role and development objectives
- Combining strategy and personal time and development
- Creating a tool to prioritise workload
- Introduction to CPD
- How to stay relevant in a changing legal landscape
- Cultural fluency for in-house lawyers
- Imposter syndrome