Should Your Business Outsource Compliance Services?

In today’s cutthroat business landscape, compliance is not just an obligation – it’s a game-changer. While many businesses choose to hire an in-house compliance officer to tackle these responsibilities, there is a more innovative and effective approach: outsourcing compliance. In this blog, we will delve into the extraordinary advantages that outsourcing compliance brings, showcasing its… Continue Reading Should Your Business Outsource Compliance Services?

PEOPLE: The Key to Any Successful Department or Company

In today’s high-turnover job market, investing in your team is crucial for long-term success. We recently sat down with the highly experienced Caroline Fremont, LIHDC’s new Director of Lawyer and Client Services, to chat about this very topic. Caroline stressed the importance of well-being and human connection in the legal industry and shared ways in… Continue Reading PEOPLE: The Key to Any Successful Department or Company

5 Actionable Steps for Fostering EDI in the Workplace

  From civil rights to women’s liberation movements, and many other leaps and bounds in between, there’s no doubt that we’ve made significant strides towards more equity and inclusion as a society.  However, there is still much work to be done. Approximately 91% of board members in Canadian corporations are non-racialized. Racialized women, Black men… Continue Reading 5 Actionable Steps for Fostering EDI in the Workplace

Black Excellence in Law: Stories of Resilience and Triumph

  Just because Black History Month has come and gone, and Women’s History Month is almost over doesn’t mean the celebrations have to end!    At LawyersInHouse.com, we strongly believe that groups who have been systemically marginalized deserve to be celebrated, recognized, and honoured all year round!   As we continue the fight for a better world,… Continue Reading Black Excellence in Law: Stories of Resilience and Triumph

How to deliver change in legal departments and add value to organizations

The Canadian Legal Innovation Forum and LawyersInHouse.com presented a webinar on “How to deliver change in your legal department and add value to your organization” on June 3rd 2021. The 60-minute webinar, was hosted by Christine Holmes, Founder and CEO of LawyersInHouse.com, with panelists Alison Harnick, SVP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary of First Capital,… Continue Reading How to deliver change in legal departments and add value to organizations

CANLIF Webinar on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

LawyersInHouse.com was a proud sponsor of this year’s Canadian Legal Innovation Forum (CANLIF) 2021 webinar series: “How to Build a More Inclusive Culture and Strengthen Diversity Initiatives Across the Legal Profession”.  The session on April 29th was moderated by Christine Holmes, CEO and Founder of LawyersInHouse.com. Christine was joined by Sajida Mahdi Ali, Associate General… Continue Reading CANLIF Webinar on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Delivering legal services as in-house counsel is unique, challenging, and very rewarding. Some of the key points I took away from the CLIF webinar, the Evolving Role of In-House Counsel are to always:

1. Get to know your team members and clients as human beings, not just as lawyers or business people. Building these relationships is imperative to adding value, delivering meaningful legal services and also enjoying your job!2. Consider the values of external service providers you hire. Ensure these values are aligned with your organization and confirm… Continue Reading Delivering legal services as in-house counsel is unique, challenging, and very rewarding. Some of the key points I took away from the CLIF webinar, the Evolving Role of In-House Counsel are to always: