Keeping up with, and anticipating, legislative and regulatory developments is a very important part of an in-house legal team’s role. This masterclass helps ensure you are up to speed with the principal areas of law and regulation which affect your organisation and that the rest of the business is aware of and complying with the current legal and regulatory framework. This masterclass will also ensure you are familiar with each of the principles of risk management and can implement processes and use tools that enable you to enhance your role as an effective risk manager. All delegates will receive Win mark's Risk Management Tool Kit which can be used as a template for assessing risks throughout an entire career.
Topics covered will include how to:
- Explore effective ways of keeping up to date
- Influence stakeholders, training and company "buy-in'
- Anticipate, identify monitoring and compliance issues
- Measure the importance of effective risk management to the organisation
- Identify the difference and the overlap between business and legal risk
- Understand the role of the Legal Department and GC in managing legal risk
"The General Counsel Certificate is brilliant and a must have for all leading GCs."
Dr. Sandie Okoro Global General Counsel HSBC Global Asset Management
"Very informative and engaging. I had not originally signed up for this (module) as I do not head up my team, but it provided useful food for thought as to how to better support and understand issues faced by my GC, and better service senior executives in the organisation."
Assistant General Counsel UK Regulator
"An excellent and structured framework for learning about best practices or senior corporate counsel and their legal functions."
Anita Drew Senior Legal Adviser at Prudential Pie
Course Length: 8 hours
Trevor Faure ACADEMY PRESIDENT
CEO smarterlawsolutions.com, ex-GC & Global Leader of Legal Services.
NED to MUFG Securities, Axis Bank, Cantor Fitzgerald Europe and Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi. Former. Formerly involved in the FCA and SRA.
Mohammed Zain Ajaz
General Counsel and Head of Professional Services at National Grid Property. Mo has an MBA from Warwick and MSC in Operations from Buckingham.
Former Group General Counsel at Nationwide Building Society. Now Company Secretary at St. James's Place pie and an NED of Saffron Building Society.
Former Head of Legal HMRC, Associate Fellow, Centre for Public Law, Cambridge University. Honorary Professor of Law, Brunel University.
Former GC and company secretary at Phoqus Pharmaceuticals. Now Chief Legal Officer and Company Secretary of Abeam pie.
The Global GC Academy is a leadership training programme built on years of General Counsel and Senior Lawyers presenting to each other and hundreds of best practice examples. Its purpose is to upskill your team in relevant leadership and commercial skills.
This module is part of the Global GC Academy which is designed to train and support in-house senior legal teams to be supreme business men and women, addressing the commercial dimension for which the role is sometimes unprepared. The Global GC Academy comprises of either 8 or 16 modules.
The programme of courses has enabled time starved in-house Lawyers and General Counsels from across the world to access specialist training with Law Society/SRA CPD points.
Venue to be announced shortly.