Jennifer Brown

Jennifer Brown

Jennifer Brown is the editor of Canadian Lawyer InHouse.
Monday, 31 July 2017 09:00

Hiring for tomorrow

What are the skills in-house counsel are looking for when hiring new talent in their legal departments? In the fourth and final video from the 12th Annual Canadian Lawyer InHouse General Counsel Roundtable, general counsel from Capital One Bank (Canada), Resolver Inc., Sigma Data Analysis and Air Miles share what they are looking for when they consider adding people to their team. In some cases, data analytics and technology backgrounds are at the top of the list.
Monday, 24 July 2017 09:00

Alternative fee arrangements

In the third of four videos from the 12th Annual Canadian Lawyer InHouse General Counsel Roundtable, the participants discuss the various fee and cost arrangements they are using with their external counsel firms and service providers.
Monday, 17 July 2017 09:00

Managing external counsel

In the second of four videos from the 12th Annual Canadian Lawyer InHouse General Counsel Roundtable , the participants talk about what they expect and are getting back from their external counsel firms and service providers.
Monday, 10 July 2017 09:00

Top challenges of managing in-house

In this first of four videos covering the 12th Annual Canadian Lawyer InHouse General Counsel Roundtable, the participants from Resolver Inc., Sigma Data Analysis, Air Miles and Capital One Bank (Canada) discuss the impact that growth and regulatory demands have on their internal legal departments.
If you want to look to where real change is going to happen in terms of the structure and performance of legal departments and law firms in the next five years, consider the work being done at the Corporate Legal Operations Consortium.
Monday, 10 July 2017 09:30

Managing growth in the new economy

Managing growth in the  new economyIn the 12 years Canadian Lawyer InHouse has been conducting its annual general counsel roundtable, we have routinely put questions about external law firm relationships and managing resources internally on the agenda for discussion.
Monday, 10 July 2017 09:01

Data's payoff in the patent department

Data's payoff in the patent departmentIn the 2011 biographical movie about Oakland Athletics’ general manager Billy Beane’s efforts to assemble a winning team from a small budget, Brad Pitt starred as the guy who employed the assistance of a number-crunching economist to use data and analytics to put together a competitive team despite having less money than most other major league teams — about one third that of the New York Yankees.
Monday, 10 July 2017 09:00

Keeping data confidential

Keeping data confidentialAs fears mount that external law firms could be targets for hackers, in-house counsel are wondering just how secure the connection is to their outside advisers. In the last year or so, the FBI and other authorities have identified law firms as the weak links in the confidential information chain.
Kikelomo Lawal, CLO, Interac Association, Katherine Kay, partner at Stikeman Elliott LLP, Caroline Tsai, deputy GC, BMO Financial Group, and Ken Fredeen, GC, Deloitte LLP spoke about how they rose to leadership positions and helped mentor others.
Kikelomo Lawal, CLO, Interac Association, Katherine Kay, partner at Stikeman Elliott LLP, Caroline Tsai, deputy GC, BMO Financial Group, and Ken Fredeen, GC, Deloitte LLP spoke about how they rose to leadership positions and helped mentor others.
The path to leadership roles may not always be obvious in legal departments and law firms, but leveraging experience, having confidence and seeking opportunities with mentors can be important steps in moving forward, according to a panel of experienced lawyers speaking in Toronto last week.
Monday, 26 June 2017 09:00

Helping women facing violence

Photo: Robin Kuniski
Photo: Robin Kuniski
Deepa Mattoo’s work at the Barbra Schlifer legal clinic is part of a long-term strategy to train a new breed of lawyer.
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