Lewissilkinhouse is a flexible resourcing service from Lewis Silkin, established in 2013 and one of the first law firm offerings of this kind.
We designed the service to help the growing number of businesses with an existing inhouse legal resource who sometimes need an extra pair of hands to deal with a surge of work, a large project or provide cover for an existing team member’s absence.
We have placed our lawyers on a variety of different projects across a broad spectrum of industry sectors including financial services, energy, automotive, international consulting, technology, retail, FMCG, professional services and media.
Our Lewissilkinhouse lawyers are consultants or employees of the firm and fully integrated into our award winning commercial team. Our lawyers undergo a rigorous selection process and have the legal and commercial experience, as well as the business acumen required, to become a key part of your organisation,
Clients who use this service say that Lewissilkinhouse is "every bit as good as we'd have expected…"
Find out more about our employment Lewissilkinhouse offering.
Find out more about our commercial Lewissilkinhouse offering.
Find out more about our Lewissilkinhouse GC offering.
Kirstie Allison writes for Employment Law Journal: Crucial competencies for in-house employment lawyers10 September 2018
In an article for Employment Law Journal, Kirstie Allison offers a personal perspective on working in house and some suggestions on how to perform the role effectively.
‘Right-sourcing’ – a crucial competency for in-house lawyers08 March 2018
Good resource management is an essential skill for in-house employment lawyers. To manage my workload effectively and make efficient use of the company’s resources, I am constantly required to assess whether work is best carried out in house or outsourced.
LewisSilkinhouse launched GC offering07 February 2018
As one of the first law firm offerings of its kind, Lewissilkinhouse has seen a fivefold increase in its flexible resourcing service since its inception in 2013. Lewissilkinhouse supports clients’ existing in house legal teams with large projects, surges in work or cover for an existing team member’s absence, by providing lawyers to work as part of the client team, in their offices for as long as required.
Lewissilkinhouse mentioned in The Telegraph - Zero-hours contracts: what should employers think about?15 May 2017
Lewissilkinhouse, the firm's flexible resourcing service, has been mentioned in The Telegraph in an article that discusses Zero-hour contracts and the benefits that flexible working can bring to businesses.
Employment status workshop11 May 2017
Employment status is the hot topic of the moment, with various legal challenges being brought in relation to the status of individuals working in the “on-demand” economy.
In-house service reflects workforce ‘shift’14 September 2015
Russell Brimelow comments in The Law Society Gazette on lewissilkinhouse, our in-house resourcing service in relation to shifting patterns in legal resourcing.
The changing role of the employment lawyer08 September 2015
Russell Brimelow and Michael Burd have written an article for HR Magazine on the changing role of employment lawyers and the introduction of new services to meet the demands of an ever evolving regulatory landscape.
Zero hours contracts: A godsend for high-flying professionals20 May 2015
Helen Samuel, Senior Lawyer with lewissilkinhouse - our specialist resourcing service - has written an article for City AM on the benefits of zero hours contracts for high-flying professionals.