News: Legal Services Procurement Best Practice

I will be speaking at this year’s Law Society In House Lawyers’ Conference on best practice in procurement of legal services followed by an interactive session. The event is taking place this Thursday, 15th May 2014 at the Law Society Hall, Chancery Lane London. If you are interested in coming along, please follow this link … More News: Legal Services Procurement Best Practice

Ethics. Not Just Compliance Please

The past decade has seen the rise of the compliance team across many organisations. What does that mean for professional ethics? The Oxford English Dictionary defines “compliance” as “an action in accordance with a request, command etc.” Compliance is therefore about the external influence of our behaviour. Ethics is about our conscience and moral principles … More Ethics. Not Just Compliance Please

The Art of Good Writing

Does what you think get lost in translation? Some in-house lawyers are excellent at providing clear, concise and unequivocal written advice that is easy for their non-lawyer colleagues to understand. Yes, I did say unequivocal. Others, however brilliant their intellect, miserably fail. How can you avoid your wisdom being lost in translation? Here are my … More The Art of Good Writing