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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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What are the circumstances in which acting in breach of EU sanctions will kill a claim?

By Chris Whitehouse on 23/04/2019

An Iranian oil company was defrauded in a failed attempt to circumvent EU sanctions - does its claim survive the Patel v Mirza illegality test?

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Collaboration

By Gareth Stephenson on 07/04/2019

In-house counsel clearly recognise the benefits of collaboration, including by being members of various networks and organisations that put collaboration at the heart of their offering.

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Drafting a contract?

By Rebecca Birkby on 11/03/2019

Beware the well-intentioned but unenforceable agreement to agree.

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Are your internal settlement discussions confidential?

By Suzan Kurdi on 04/03/2019

Clients who believe that their internal "confidential" discussions to settle a case will always remain within their company's four walls are in for a shock.

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A perspective on leadership: part two

By Anthony Inglese on 25/02/2019

There are also more specific aspects of leadership which a person in charge of an in-house legal organisation has to perform.

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A perspective on leadership: part one

By Anthony Inglese on 18/02/2019

This is my perspective on leadership in an in-house legal group.

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Resolving business disputes early. So that they don't escalate into full-blown litigation

By Andrew Hildebrand on 11/02/2019

This month’s briefing on Partnership, Family Business and Private Client disputes explores how mediation can be invaluable for helping people resolve business issues and avoid protracted legal disputes.

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