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Working With In-House Legal Counsel #ConstructionCast

Join us online for the next ConstructionCast of 2022 on 27th April at 9am (UK time). Click here to book your place now.

In a fast-paced 30 minute chat, the experts on Construction Cast this month will look at working with in-house legal counsel. Annie will be joined by three professional working as in-house legal counsel for different firms. In this session our experts will be discussing what it is like working with private practice solicitors from the perspective of working in-house. As well as how the two can better understand each other and work more effectively together.  

Join in-house counsel to take a look at what it is like working with in house counsel and how in-house counsel work with private practice solicitors. 

  • What do private practice solicitors do that annoys in-house counsel?
  • How to work with in-house counsel?
  • What problems do in-house counsel face that private practice solicitors can help with?
  • What practical and actionable legal issues face in-house counsel?


Nicholas Eldred

Nicholas Eldred is Director of NE Consulting Services. Nicholas provides Consultant General Counsel and/or Company Secretary services to a number of different organisations, advise on and project manage organisational governance change and act as mentor to General Counsel/Heads of Legal/Company Secretaries.

Mike Thornton - MIPIM Ride Sponsor

Catrin Rees

Catrin Rees is Senior Legal Counsel at Wates Group. Catrin trained and qualified at Mayer Brown International LLP, specialising in construction and engineering law. She is also a member of the Society of Construction Law and sits on the national committee of National Association of Women in Construction. 


Amanda Illing - Gatehouse Chambers

Polly Fox

Polly Fox is Principal Disputes Solicitor at Transport for London (TFL). Polly provides advice on a variety of commercial contracts including construction contracts (primarily from the NEC suits of contracts) as well as IT contracts; patent entitlement, infringement and validity disputes, software copyright, IT outsourcing and licensing disputes; managing disputes; running adjudications in house; instructing external legal advisers and Counsel.

Nick Hanmer - MIPIM Ride CEO

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