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Ten non-legal books all in-house lawyers should read

By Sterling Miller on 11/08/2020

I am going to write about a question I have gotten from several readers, i.e., “what books do you recommend I read if I want to be a successful in-house lawyer?”

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Temporary COVID-19 measures in respect of AGMs and other general meetings

By Karen Hendy on 09/08/2020

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA), which came into force on 26 June 2020, provides temporary measures which enable companies to comply with their legal requirements on holding annual general meetings (AGMs) and other meetings whilst still respecting social distancing legislation and guidance.

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M&A - how due diligence is being changed by coronavirus

By Jeremy Cunningham on 04/08/2020

This viewpoint considers what new areas of M&A due diligence may need to be prioritised in light of business changes brought about by coronavirus and the resulting disruption to normal business activity.

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Ten things: More effective 1:1 meetings (employee view)

By Sterling Miller on 26/07/2020

This edition of “Ten Things” discusses what you can do to have more effective 1:1 meetings with your boss:

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Summer 2020 reflections for a General Counsel

By Victoria Swedjemark on 20/07/2020

The past four months have been turbulent to say the least. The world has been upside down and most of us have worked from home. We have dealt with new types of issues and have needed to revisit our priorities.

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Working with government ministers: the human side

By Anthony Inglese on 06/07/2020

In these darker times I believe we could do with a little colour about the human side of government ministers when working with their lawyers.

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3 steps to help relieve stress and anxiety when transitioning back to the office

By Eric Ho on 30/06/2020

Negative feelings can have powerful negative consequences on you and your team’s mental and physical health.

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Growth points in working relationships

By Anthony Inglese on 22/06/2020

At times of crisis or unusual stress the presence of trust in working relationships is more than ever vital in helping both individuals and organisations to come through events successfully.

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The power of diversity in collaboration

By Steve Bynghall on 15/06/2020

I found the recent webinar on “Smart Collaboration” hosted by RPC and CLL featuring Heidi Gardner, fascinating; it revealed insights that need to be taken into account when we collaborate with others, and even when we consider our own working patterns. In particular it was a salient reminder of the importance of ensuring there is diversity in collaboration.

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COVID-19 Your workforce: a caution against putting equality on the backburner

By Rachel Pears on 01/06/2020

UK business, like much of the rest of the world, is and will, for some time, remain firmly in the grip of COVID-19's tentacles.

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