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Dentons Launches In-House Consulting Unit Staffed by General Counsel

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 17:38:00 +0000

How best to advise the world’s finest companies? Don’t just rely on Biglaw lawyers, use experienced general counsel to provide guidance: “Global law firm Dentons has launched a consulting unit staffed with more than 50...

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Legal Sector Seeing Tech Explosion

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 17:11:11 +0000

With legal tech penetrating many large law firms and law departments, is your company riding the legal tech wave? “The legal industry is experiencing an “explosion” of technology, Nitin Batra, global chief operating officer in...

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Ten Signs You Will Hate The Job If You Take It

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 17:00:43 +0000

Is the grass always greener on the other side? Even for Biglaw attorneys hoping to make it to the in-house world, the answer sometimes is no: “Nearly everyone has been in the situation where they’re...

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How to Answer “Gotcha” Questions in a Legal Job Interview

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 14:46:00 +0000

We’ve all been there – when a legal job interview veers from softball questions to the Inquisition-type gotcha questions that we dread.  Be prepared, and also make sure you are up to speed on other...

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More Work Goes In-House as Internal Legal Technology Improves

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 14:11:00 +0000

Will technology lead to the expansion of in-house teams at the expense of outside counsel? “Advances in legal technology are the biggest threat to large law firms as legal departments shore up their investment in...

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Determine Your Financial Value as a General Counsel

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 14:16:00 +0000

Pondering inhouse counsel salaries? Andrea Bricca of Major, Lindsey & Africa gives her thoughts on how general counsel (and in-house counsel) can determine their financial value: “”How is the market?” is a question asked frequently of...

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7 Things That Will Drive Recruiters Away From You

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 13:52:36 +0000

If you are hunting for an in-house counsel job, you should be working with a good legal recruiter and doing your best not to drive them away: “Job searching is like dating: Each side involved...

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How BuzzFeed’s Top Lawyer Does Her Job

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 14:35:48 +0000

Learn how Allison Lucas, BuzzFeed’s top lawyer, juggles a hectic schedule and a bevy of work: “When it came time to train her reporters on the privacy law implications of former professional wrestler Hulk Hogan’s...

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Automation Could Lead to 67,000 UK Legal Sector Job Losses

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 15:21:33 +0000

Emerging technology will impact all jobs, and the legal sector is no exception. But can anyone predict what the state of affairs will be in 2038? If we cannot yet accurately predict the weather a...

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Automating Attorneys: Hope or Hype?

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 16:00:20 +0000

We should recall that in 1943, Thomas Watson, President of IBM, said “I think there is a world market for maybe 5 computers”: “We are bombarded every day with the idea that artificial intelligence (AI)...

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Wolters Kluwer Uses AI to Predict What Will Become U.S. Law

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 14:01:08 +0000

Professional prognosticators step aside, AI is here to predict the future of law: “Global legal tech company and publisher, Wolters Kluwer Legal, has released an AI-powered predictive analytics capability that can assess a proposed bill’s likelihood of...

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Your Five-Month Guide To Getting A Promotion

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 14:30:32 +0000

More tips on getting to the next level: “Landing a promotion (and the raise that will likely come with it) are career goals that most of us aspire to sooner or later.  But you can’t...

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BigLaw Success Brings More Depression

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 12:00:00 +0000

The hazards of legal practice: “People with higher income typically have better mental health. But the opposite is true for lawyers in the United States and Canada, according to a new study. The University of...

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Things Law Firm Lawyers Do – That In-Housers Can’t Stand

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:30:40 +0000

In-house perspective on law firm client service by Matt Fawcett, General Counsel of NetApp: “Most of the time, I am proud to be lawyer. I know many smart, engaged, driven lawyers, including some that I count...

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General Counsel Reap Pay Rewards for Enhanced Role

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:10:00 +0000

For some, getting more responsibility means more money to their bottom-line.  Not the case for all in-house counsel, unfortunately. “The changing role of top legal officers is leading to increases in compensation with many earning...

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PwC launches Temporary Lawyer Service

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:40:00 +0000

More news from the accounting front, and it looks like they are continuing their expansion into legal: “Pricewaterhouse Coopers is launching a new service that will provide temporary lawyers for large in-house law departments. The...

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How To Bypass The HR Department And Get The Job

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:30:41 +0000

Sometimes you have to get creative to get the job: “I’ve been an HR leader since 1984 so I am not the first person one would expect to recommend that job-seekers avoid the HR department when...

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7 Best Candidate Questions (from 100k Interviews!)

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 10:48:18 +0000

You know you should come prepared with questions to ask your interviewers, but what to ask? Here are 7 best candidate questions culled from over 100,000 interviews! “There comes a point in every interview when...

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Be Careful About Who You Befriend At Work

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 16:41:10 +0000

Who you befriend at work can affect your career: “You think you’re pretty good at your job. And yet, for some reason, it seems some of your coworkers are climbing the corporate ladder in a...

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Inhouse Lawyers Lag Law Firms on AI Use

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 14:02:40 +0000

In-house lawyers typically pride themselves on being just as competent as their law firm counterparts – but do they lag law firms on AI use? “A new survey of inhouse legal team use of AI,...

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