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In-House Employment Lawyers' Community

A community for in-house employment lawyers comprising Lewis Silkin-led focus sessions, Peer2Peer (P2P) member-led forums, P2P special interest sub-group forums, industry and topic expert speaker sessions, regular in-person networking socials, access to our P2P email group, surveys and polls, and much more.

What is included in our community?

Our community consists of 3 strands:

  • Focus sessions led by Lewis Silkin partners and other hosts on topical employment law issues with practical relevance for in-house employment lawyers.
  • Peer2Peer (P2P) member-led forum taking place every two months with regular external speakers and an agenda put together by members themselves with the support of our Advisory Board.
  • A full programme of special interest sub-group P2P forums throughout the year. These vary depending on what is topical but currently include International, Immigration, Investigations, European Works Councils, Holiday pay & leave and Conciliation.

Polls, surveys and meeting summaries are also included.

The community is open to in-house employment lawyers and other legal professionals who either specialise exclusively in or undertake a significant proportion of employment work. It provides a chance to discuss significant developments and trends in employment law and practice with the emphasis always being on the practical side of things and the opportunity to share insight and challenges with your peers.

All discussions take place on a Chatham House Rules basis.

In-House Employment Lawyers’ Coffee Break – our mini-podcast series

Listen here for the latest developments and essential practical takeaways (short enough to fit into a 10-minute coffee break!) Lawyers from our IHELC team will discuss key developments in employment law with our usual pragmatism and insight, a touch of humour and a sharp focus on the in-house lawyer’s perspective. With an aim to make your busy lives easier, our podcasts will be deliberately snappy and will give you the key points from each development, so you don’t need to do all of the research.

In-House Employment Lawyers Coffee Break: Episode 4 - Workforce consultation in the EAT and redundancy protection legislation

This month’s podcast features Sally and David discussing the new legislation extending priority status in redundancies to pregnant employees and those returning from family leave plus an EAT decision on early workforce consultation. Listen here.

 

You can find out more about what our community offers here. If you have any questions or would like to sign up to the focus sessions and/ or the Peer2Peer forums, please reach out to Annie Cocker.

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