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Essential Toolkit for In-house Counsel, London

  • Central Law Training Wrens Court, 52-54 Victoria Road B72 1SX United Kingdom (map)


This two day course is aimed at solicitors moving in-house for the first time and will also provide a useful refresher for those returning from a career break. It gives an overview and update of the areas of law in which your advice will most commonly be sought.

The course also provides invaluable advice on integrating the legal team into a business and “selling” its value to your internal client. The course is not intended to deal with commercial contracts and solicitors who do not have a background in commercial contracts may also wish to attend the 2 day Certificate in Commercial Contract Drafting.

Day 1

Company Secretarial - the fundamentals
Intellectual Property - understanding, protecting and enforcing - inventions and patents - trade marks and passing off - copyright and database rights - design rights - confidential information
Data Protection - key principles - auditing the business
TUPE - when does it apply? - what rights does it create?

Day 2

Competition law - what can and can’t you do? - vertical block exemption - Implementing a competition compliance programme - preparing for a dawn raid
UK Bribery Act overview and a practical guide to achieving compliance in your organisation
Selecting and managing professional advisers
Information technology to help the in-house lawyer
Client care and selling the value of an in-house team.


£360 Package price (minimum spend applies)
£495 + VAT CLT Members/£795 + VAT Non-members


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