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How to become a good General Counsel

By Bruce Macmillan on 03/09/2019

This viewpoint is part three of a series that charts a typical path through an in-house career from a skills and behaviours perspective.

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An innocent party is entitled to damages, even though performance of the contract is impossible

By Eliot Henderson on 28/08/2019

The Court of Appeal considered the proper interpretation of exceptions or force majeure clauses and provided guidance on the correct application of the compensatory principle of damages in Classic Maritime v Limbungan.(1)

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Just moved in-house?

By Bruce Macmillan on 27/08/2019

This viewpoint is part two of a series that charts a typical path through an in-house career from a skills and behaviours perspective.

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Make the most of a mediation - 10 Top Tips

By Emma West on 20/08/2019

Preparation for a mediation is key - you get out what you put in. 10 top tips for making the most out of the mediation process to successfully settle your dispute.

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Changes to adopt when moving from Legal Counsel to General Counsel - Part 1

By Bruce Macmillan on 18/08/2019

This viewpoint is part one of a series that charts a typical path through an in-house career from a skills and behaviours perspective.

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Takeaways from the Corporate Counsel and Compliance Exchange 2019

By Victoria Swedjemark on 28/07/2019

Earlier this year I participated in the 2019 Corporate Counsel and Compliance Exchange in London and want to summarise some takeaways below, some which are my own build-ons to what was discussed at the conference on the topics I appreciated the most.

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Four takeaways from the "Diversity and Inclusion in the Legal Profession" launch event

By Steve Bynghall on 21/07/2019

I’ve always supported diversity and inclusion (D&I) in organisations, but until I attended the inspiring launch event for the publication “Diversity and Inclusion in the Legal Profession”.

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Building a legal team's people function

By Anthony Inglese on 25/06/2019

As the article wisely says, " an enduring legal function must have an eye to the future as well as the present". The practical application of developmental policies sometimes requires occasional short term pain for long term gain.

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Lawyers love change = True?

By Victoria Swedjemark on 16/06/2019

I have been around in the legal world for quite some time now and for many, many years we have talked about all the change that needs to happen in the legal industry and in legal practice.

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What does collaboration mean to you?

By Steve Bynghall on 24/04/2019

There are no hard and fast rules around collaboration. Every use case, every organisation, every team and every individual, and even the tools they use, have different rules and variables.

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