Development Programme for in-house lawyers
Structured group discussion (invite only)
Event date: 23 September 2020 08:30 AM
Duration: 2 hours
Event type: Discussion
Provided by: The Centre for Legal Leadership
We are holding a series of events on career development for in-house lawyers.
A series of structured discussions aimed at all those working in-house addressing various development topics, our 2020 sessions are going to focus on the following:
Managing lawyers in-house - Wednesday 23 September 2020 Webinar session
Career progression in-house will often mean taking a role with management responsibilities. In this session we look at managing, including clarifying roles and purpose; effective delegation; developing others; dealing with under-performance and bad habits; and being a role model.
Delivering the legal service to your organisation - Thursday 19 November 2020
In this session we will explore different aspects of providing a relevant, effective and valued service to the organisation, including clarifying the purpose of the team; prioritising workloads; outsourcing and working with external lawyers; helpful technologies; the role of feedback; and defining value and contribution.
Managing Up - Thursday 21 January 2021
The importance of managing up and doing it well can sometimes be overlooked when considering what makes a successful manager. In this session we look specifically at managing up, including why it matters; strategies that work and those that do not; managing up to lawyers and other executives; prioritising what’s important to your manager(s); reporting in a way that helps your manager and clarifies contribution and value.
2019 sessions included:
- Career development
- Personal effectiveness
- Recovering from setbacks – when things go wrong for me
- Managing and developing your team
- Lawyers as thought leaders.
- The legal service to your organisation: your part in it.
- Recruitment and induction
2020 sessions included:
- Developing an in-house career
- Being personally effective
- Resilience, reputation and networks
These events are limited to 12 individuals from a broad range of organisations and sectors.
The session will be facilitated by two former senior in-house lawyers (and members of CLL’s Advisory Board) and operated under Chatham House rules.
The next session we be held on the 29 April 2020 and will be a webinar.
Please let us know if you would be interested in attending or have any specific topics you would like to put forward for discussion,