Self love for beginners: by Carolyn Kirby OBE

Carolyn Kirby is President of the Mental Health Review Tribunal for Wales. She was President of the Law Society of England and Wales 2002-2003 and is currently the Law Society Council member for Mid and West Wales. She was awarded an OBE in the 2016 New Years Honours list. Self love for beginners: Which is… More


…turning the lights out. A guest post by Ian White

Will the last in-house lawyer turn the lights out please?  Oh not another depressing missive you ask?  Well not really just some practical advice.  Part of the advice I often give to business lawyers is to read about…business. One of my favourite business writers is Charles Handy.  I like Handy because he trained as a… More


What the Chief Legal Officer wants from external counsel – a guest post by Ian White

A group of CLOs has shared for the last three years thoughts on what the in-house team wants from external lawyers.  This is my brief summary on these perspectives: Understand my business. If you are to be any use to me you must understand my business.  And that does not mean, if I manufacture widgets,… More