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The In-House Lawyer - working effectively across the organisation

Join us for a discussion, led by experienced lawyers, on the role of the in-house lawyer and how to make the transition from private practice to in-house work.

  • Event date: 23 November 2021 02:00 PM
  • Event type: Webinar
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Provided by: The Centre for Legal Leadership and Thomson Reuters

This session is for all in-house lawyers and may be of particular interest to those in their early years of in-house work and those thinking of moving in-house.

In this discussion we expect to explore a range of issues relevant to this important topic, including:

What is the core role of the in-house lawyer? 
Working with your managers and colleagues
The wants and needs of internal clients
What happens if they don’t seek necessary advice?
Using external lawyers
Making a contribution across your organisation.
Things I learned the hard way.

Leading the discussion will be our guest presenters Nicolina Andall and Fiona Fraser. You will also have the opportunity to join in by asking questions and raising matters of interest.

Nicolina Andall, Senior Corporate Counsel, Atlas Copco UK Holdings

Nicolina has been a Qualified Solicitor for 20+PQE.  She is Senior Corporate Counsel at Atlas Copco, Nasdaq listed Swedish headquartered global engineering company.  She has joint responsibility for the legal affairs of the £1Bn+ UK engineering group of Atlas Copco companies.  Prior to that, Nicolina spent several years In House at KBR (US engineering giant) and Atkins (design engineers).  Outside of her legal role, she is a NED Board Observer with Aldermore Bank PLC and is an Independent Panel Member for both the Ministry of Justice and the Lord Chancellors department.

Fiona Fraser, Deputy Director, Revenue Jersey

Fiona has since last year, led the domestic tax policy team at Revenue Jersey, researching, developing and implementing tax policy in business and personal tax areas. She works closely with legal advisers and legislative drafters. Previously she headed large legal teams at HMRC, litigating in the higher courts, advising and drafting the law, and was a member of a number of HMRC’s formal case and issue governance boards. Fiona was a member of the Government Legal Profession from 2001 and has extensive experience of working in-house and across government.