In-House Perspective

March 2021

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Pandemic causes general counsel role to become increasingly strategic

One of the many consequences of the pandemic for lawyers has been the reshaping of the general counsel role to become more strategic. Rachael Johnson highlights the increasingly important role of in-house lawyers on the boards of their organisations.

Outsourcing legal functions – bucking the trend

A recent move by US paint producer Benjamin Moore to outsource its entire legal function has bucked the trend for companies’ legal teams bringing more in-house. Margaret Taylor explores the considerations for companies doing this, and whether it’s likely to become more of a trend.