Covid update for our live events – As the United Kingdom begins to ease the Covid restrictions, we are hopeful of resuming live events later this year. We hope that LBCambridge will run in September and that this will mark the start of a new full programme of events.

Thank you for all your messages of support and encouragement. We will update our website and include full details as soon as we know we can take bookings again.

In the meantime we will shortly have some really exciting plans to share when we will be announcing a new way of working with us that means we can offer year round and continuous development and support for in-house lawyers everywhere.

Please take care and I hope to see you soon. Paul xx

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In-house lawyers’ Spring School at Queens’ College Cambridge

Our highly respected skills development events and residential leadership programmes give individuals the confidence and tools to succeed.

The development programme is aimed specifically for those lawyers of whatever experience who are new to in-house roles, but is also valuable to any in-house lawyers who would like a comprehensive refresher on skills and issues relevant to the sector.

Best event I’ve ever attended. Thought-provoking, innovative, relevant and delivered with humour and intellect by real-life successes.


The LBC Wise Counsel Team

LBC Wise Counsel was founded to work with in-house lawyers. Our team comprises a small core group of consultants who have worked as General Counsel and in other senior legal or business roles. In addition we are supported by a group of brilliant Associates all of whom have very significant other roles, but who also support our projects, programmes and events in the UK and overseas and who mentor for us as well.

Paul Gilbert – Director

Chief Executive -- Paul leads many of LBC's significant projects and lectures widely at events and conferences in the UK, Europe, the U.S. and South Africa. Themes include legal services strategy, skills development and the changing face of the legal profession.

Lawrence Smith – Director

Director of Organisation Development -- Lawrence holds an MBA in Legal Practice Management and has a broad range of experience gained through delivering projects for in-house teams across a range of sectors.

Tina Harris – Events Manager

Events Co-ordinator -- Tina is our Events Co-ordinator, general 'go-to' girl and 'mother' to everyone. Tina has a legal background with experience in both private practice and in-house, latterly PA to the Head of Legal at Kraft Foods. She joined us at LBC Wise Counsel around 8 years ago.

Geoffrey Williams – Non Executive Chairman

Chairman -- In 1970 he graduated from Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge University, where he read classics.

Crumble – Chief Morale Officer