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How to be a successful 21st century in-house counsel


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How to be a successful 21st century in-house counsel

Cost:  $2 000/R32 325 (Hybrid) OR $1 160/R18 750 (Online)
Mode of delivery: This course will be taught via Hybrid for 5 days (Mon-Fri) on 9:30am - 3:30pm (BST). The online only option will be taught for 8 days (Tues & Thurs) from 5pm - 7pm (SAST) and will be interactive, with opportunity for questions and discussion and sharing of ideas.

Introduction:

This course is designed for current counsel who are practicing in an “in-house” environment (corporations, NGO’s, government, and academia) and is taught by five distinguished and internationally experienced in-house counsel. These counsel together have over 50 years of in-house counsel experience, in a variety of industries and organizational and geographic settings. The focus of the course  will be on the challenges of being an in-house counsel in today's rapidly changing and increasingly demanding legal environment.

Topics will include:

  • Risk management
  • Relations with boards of directors and executives
  • Managing legal costs
  • Engaging outside counsel
  • Understanding litigation and arbitration
  • Navigating a regulatory environment
  • Protecting trade secrets
  • Understanding the role of one’s entity in the industry
  • Intergating into an executive team
  • Fostering an effective compliance structure
  • Building an ethical and effective legal department
  • Mitigating legal liability
  • Anticipating disruptions (such as the pandemic) and much more.  It’s design is intended to make you a better ‘in-house’ counsel, and contribute towards a successful career in that role.

The instructors will include:

  • Edward A. Ryan Former Executive Vice-President and Global General Counsel, Marriott  International Inc. (J.D. University of Pennsylvania Law School)
  • Jo Saxe Levy Vice-President and General Counsel Asia-Pacific and Japan, Intel Corporation (J.D. Harvard Law School)
  • Josie Lyon Former Vice-President and Regional Counsel, Marriott International Inc.,Former Director, Virgin Active South Africa (LL.B Exeter University and Guildford College of Law. Solicitor – Hong Kong, England and Wales)
  • Gregg Brelsford Former General Counsel Progexion, Far Cliffs Multimedia. Former Division Counsel, Agilent Technologies Inc. Former Deputy General Counsel, Objective Systems Integrators Inc  (J.D. Harvard Law School)

 

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