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How to Become a (Commercial) In-House Lawyer

Are you a qualified lawyer looking to make a move in-house? Join us to learn the fundamentals of becoming a commercial in-house lawyer.

  • Event date: 03 June 2024 10:00 AM
  • Event type: Course
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Provided by: The Centre for Legal Leadership and The Reignite Academy

The Centre for Legal Leadership are joining forces with The Reignite Academy to deliver a half day course covering the fundamental knowledge, skills and attributes that make a successful in-house lawyer.

Who should attend

This course is aimed at qualified lawyers who already have at least 2 years' PQE and who are:

  • returning to work after a career break and who are considering a pivot into an in-house role,
  • currently working in private practice who want to move to a more generalist, in-house role,
  • newly appointed into an in-house role.

What to expect

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the range of responsibilities undertaken by a “typical” in-house commercial lawyer.
  • Describe the key elements of any commercial contract.
  • Identify current "hot topics" for in-house commercial lawyers.
  • Understand the personal attributes required in a successful in-house lawyer.
  • Develop a personal action plan to take the next steps for your in-house career.

How the course will be delivered

The course is being curated by The Centre for Legal Leadership and will be delivered by a team including partners and knowledge lawyers from RPC, General Counsels and The Reignite Academy.

There will be opportunity for networking during the training with others who have made a similar move.

The Reignite Academy team will be on hand to provide advice about next steps and how to approach the recruitment market.

The cost of the course is £75 and you can get tickets and more information through Eventbrite here.

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Location: RPC, Tower Bridge House, Saint Katharine's Way, London E1W 1AA