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Death of law firm hierarchies – findings from The Lawyer UK 200

In this short video The Lawyer deputy editor Matt Byrne suggests that the traditional pecking order in law firms is under attack from the rise of senior legal business services staff, whose contribution to performance is becoming ever more valuable. The Lawyer UK 200: Business Services report is a key resource for firms seeking to understand whether […]

Brian Perrott

The future of legal privilege

With legal privilege a major discussion topic for 2017, The Lawyer spoke with HFW Partner Brian Perrott during our Managing Risk and Litigation conference to get his thoughts on whether in-house lawyers are still able to rely on privilege.

Sonia Cheng

Leading the way with Information Governance

FTI Consulting’s European Information Governance Leader Sonia Cheng talks to The Lawyer about making the most of an information governance system while also sharing tips on how to get the funding and necessary board level attention for this.

Philip Goodstone

Keeping your team focused on innovation

EY head of law, UK&I Philip Goodstone talks to The Lawyer during the recent In-house Counsel as Business Partner conference about what innovation means and how to keep your team focused on innovation.

Michael Luckman

Threats and opportunities for UK businesses trading internationally

Video interview at The Lawyer’s In-house Counsel as Business Partner conference with Michael Luckman, Partner & Head of Commercial, Employment, Pensions and Projects at Gowling WLG around the threats and opportunities for UK businesses trading internationally and what protectionism means for the GC.

hiring external law firms

The top three criteria for hiring external law firms

Video interview with Bill Brooks, General Manager – Legal Sector at Globality Legal Services during the recent In-house Counsel as Business Partner conference, talking about what the top three criteria for hiring external law firms should be and discussing the situations when GCs are better off instructing smaller local firms.

The Lawyer Business Leadership Summit 2017

Business Leadership Summit highlights 2017

On the 26 September 2017, The Lawyer and more than 120 senior and managing partners, CEOs and top-level business services leaders came together at the Business Leadership Summit to spend a day focusing on how to build the law firm of 2025.


GC Strategy Summit 2017: Thoughts, feedback and highlights

The 2017 edition of The Lawyer’s flagship event the General Counsel Strategy Summit brought together 92 senior in-house lawyers to discuss not only the latest legal challenges their business might face, but also the internal and external business dynamics that could impact and influence their company.

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