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Featured Courses for In-house Counsel

A selection of CLT’s courses for in-house lawyers

Management Skills for In-House Lawyers

Mark Prebble, who practised for 20 years as an in-house lawyer for companies in the UK and Europe, leads two coursesdesigned to develop management skills at different levels. Prebble draws on his experience of coaching and mentoring in-house lawyers to understand and help people to overcome the challenges and anxieties of the role.

The introductory course addresses the personal skills that will help you develop credibility with others in the organisation and adopt effective ways of working, not just deliver good advice.

The advanced course caters for those who aspire to or currently manage a team. It provides practical guidance on developing a strategy for legal services, allocating resources and assessing results, developing and coaching the members of the team, and self-development.

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Drafting and Negotiating International Commercial Agreements

Chris Parr spent more than 30 years as an in-house lawyer in Europe, Asia and the US for multi-national businesses including Conoco and Monsanto, and in his courses he shares real-life experience of legal issues in a variety of contexts. This course explains and demonstrate the reality of international commercial agreements – how to build them and how they work.

Ideal for lawyers and experienced contracts managers, it provides attendees with ideas, principles and working tools that can be used to deliver commercial agreements that represent the deal they address.

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Essential Toolkit for In-house Counsel

Iain Larkins spent 13 years as an in-house lawyer for Mercedes-Benz, before launching his own law firm, Radius Law. He brings his wide experience and war stories to this highly practical two-day course which takes you through essential areas of law including company secretarial, intellectual property, data protection/GDPR, TUPE, competition law and commercial law. It also provides guidance on selecting and managing professional advisers,
leveraging information technology and client care and selling the value of an in-house team.

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Understanding and Interpreting Company Accounts

This course provides guidance in the use of accounting concepts and techniques, the components of a set of financial statements; and how to understand and interpret such statements and related information in decision making from both the lenders’ and investors’ perspectives.

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Avoiding and Managing Commercial Disputes: A Guide for In-house Counsel

Designed for in-house lawyers who do not have a contentious background, this course will assist you to minimise the risk of disputes by identifying risk factors and implementing measures to mitigate these risks. It will help you to deal with disputes as they arise, examining the issues that should be considered, advising on compliance with disclosure obligations and providing strategies to reduce the cost and time incurred.

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Joint Ventures: Creating the Framework for a Successful Relationship

Roles and responsibilities under a JV deal can be multiple and complex, with parties taking on roles which might include landlord/tenant, supplier/customer and licensor/licensee. This means that a JV is unlike any other agreement that commercial parties normally create. This course unravels some of the complexities of the relationship and investigates the different ways by which the inherent issues can be dealt with or, at least, provided for within the JV agreement.

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