Date: 26th April 2018
Time: 09:00 - 16:30
Law Society of Scotland
Atria One, 144 Morrison Street
5.5 verifiable CPD hours
Are you embarking on a new in-house career?
How do you succeed in the transition from private practice to in-house?
What does it mean to advise an organisation with a whole new set of questions and expectations than those faced before?
Join us on Thursday 26 April to explore the unique set of challenges faced by new in-house lawyers in the public and private sectors as professional practice, ethical dilemmas and challenging internal dynamics are all put under the spotlight.
This course will appeal to those who have recently started in-house and seek to shape their in-house role within a small or large team, as well as for those in sole legal counsel roles.
Experience insights, debate, and practical group sessions given by a number of experienced in-house lawyers and receive expert guidance from the Law Society of Scotland’s Professional Practice and Regulation teams.
We will explore the unique challenges faced by in-house communities and reflect upon the distinctive relationships with employers and different business functions.
You will also be able to share your experiences and participate in facilitated group discussions based on professional practice related case studies, ethical questions and challenging internal expectations.
By attending this course, you will develop an understanding of:
• How to identify in-house legal practice objectives and deliver them
• Developing your role from legal counsel to strategic business partner
• Alignment and understanding within your organisation
• Your relationship with the practice rules
• Ethics and key professional practice considerations in the in-house environment
• Client management: External legal services and internal teams
• The challenges facing other in-house legal teams and solutions
• Leadership and strategic communication