In-House Legal Team

The In-house legal team at Clerksroom provides commercial legal advice to legal teams in businesses and to businesses directly.  The team is led by counsel who have worked in-house for over 20 years and acted as General Counsel for multinational businesses.  They understand the needs of businesses and what is expected from lawyers in businesses.

The in-house legal team provide invaluable additional resource to businesses own in-house team to support periods of high demand or if needed due to the absence of team members.  The teams experience allows them to provide effective support quickly to ensure that the quality of service clients expect isn’t compromised and at rates that provide exceptional value.

The in-house legal team are all public access barristers and can provide advice directly to businesses who don’t have their own in-house team.  The team will provide a General Counsel Service developed for your business that can include advising boards on legal issues and risks, assessing the potential legal risks your business may face, full contract reviews and advising on the most effective way to manage legal disputes.  The General Counsel Service will allow businesses to manage legal risks more efficiently by ensuring risks are managed to avoid issues arising in the future.

The in-house experience of counsel ensures they are used to the need to work to deliver a business’s wider goals, a clear communication style and the need to justify any costs incurred.  The team may also be useful to assist solicitors who want to expand the services they provide to their clients to include commercial advice.

The in-house legal team are able to provide services on a retainer basis to provide direct access to telephone advice from counsel, attendance at planned board meetings and preferential rates.  Fixed fees, daily and hourly rates are also available and counsel can work remotely or on-site.

For more information on the in-house legal team please contact 0845 083 3000, anytime. We operate a 24/7 service to in-house legal departments.

Stephen Ward

Managing Director

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