inhouse

  • Growing a GC role

    Growing a GC role

    Apr 30, 2018

    Combining his interests in law and serving the better good, Mike Anderson has found a home and his calling at non-profit organization WE.

  • Growing a GC role

    Growing a GC role

    Apr 30, 2018

    Combining his interests in law and serving the better good, Mike Anderson has found a home and his calling at non-profit organization WE.

  • Managing risk at the Canadian Red Cross

    Managing risk at the Canadian Red Cross

    Mar 5, 2018

    Amy Avis is the general counsel at the Canadian Red Cross in Ottawa. At 31 years old, she is bringing her millennial mindset to the job.

  • Riding the winds of change 4

    Riding the winds of change 4

    Feb 12, 2018

    In the fourth and final video from the Canadian Lawyer InHouse View 2018 series, sponsored by Fasken, Grant Borbridge, senior vice president, legal and general counsel at MEG Energy talks about coming out of the downturn in the oil sector and working towards greater transparency around environmental issues.

  • Riding the winds of change 3

    Riding the winds of change 3

    Feb 5, 2018

    In the third of four videos from the Canadian Lawyer InHouse View 2018 series, sponsored by Fasken, Nicola-Jane McNeill, senior vice president and general counsel at Impark talks about the challenges of managing in a growing company and the importance of cybersecurity in protecting client data.

  • Riding the winds of change 2

    Riding the winds of change 2

    Feb 2, 2018

    In the second of four videos from the Canadian Lawyer InHouse View 2018 series, sponsored by Fasken, David Felicissimo, general counsel of Valnet Inc., discusses the growth and intellectual property challenges he deals with at the online media publishing company based in Montreal.

  • Riding the winds of change

    Riding the winds of change

    Jan 26, 2018

    In the first of four videos from the Canadian Lawyer InHouse View 2018 series, sponsored by Fasken, Martha Binks, general counsel, director of legal services and assistant corporate secretary of Allstate Insurance Company of Canada discusses the challenges she is dealing with for the year ahead, including growth of the business and regulatory demands.

  • Leading in Litigation

    Jan 22, 2018

    In November we brought together a cross-section of leading women in litigation, from private practie and in-house, to talk about how they came into the profession they love and the challenegs and changes they have observed as they have risen to the positions they hold today. They discussed the importance of mentors and how they are trying to pay it forward. They also spoke candidly about the myths around women in litigation that linger in 2018.

  • Leading change within government

    Leading change within government

    Dec 11, 2017

    Denise Dwyer is using her racialized experience to find solutions for black and indigenous youth.

  • Blue J Legal launches AI tool for employment law issues

    Blue J Legal launches AI tool for employment law issues

    Nov 22, 2017

    Toronto startup Blue J Legal has launched new artificial intelligence software to help predict how courts would resolve employment law issues.

  • What keeps in-house counsel up at night

    What keeps in-house counsel up at night

    Nov 20, 2017

    Legal department management and cybersecurity topped the list of concerns in Canadian Lawyer’s Annual Corporate Counsel Survey.

  • Blockchain will disrupt the world of in-house counsel

    Blockchain will disrupt the world of in-house counsel

    Oct 17, 2017

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — A leading authority on technology’s impact on business and society says blockchain will be the biggest driver of change for in-house counsel in the coming decade.

  • Training, metrics, ROI and looking for the Viagra effect

    Training, metrics, ROI and looking for the Viagra effect

    Sep 22, 2017

    Once a legal department or law firm has decided to invest in a significant piece of legal technology, determining the ROI and applied benefits can be daunting. Convincing users it can improve their life and getting good adoption can be even more so.

  • The importance of strategic planning for in-house counsel

    Aug 21, 2017

    It is essential that in-house counsel remain at all times not just a manager of risk and litigation but rather a strategic partner with the business team.