The Dutch Supreme Court has confirmed the right of foreign in-house lawyers to benefit from legal professional privilege, but only if (i) they are members of an EEA or Swiss bar or are otherwise entitled to work as a lawyer with legal professional privilege in their home country, and (ii) they have an agreement with their employer guaranteeing their independence and freedom to comply with rules of professional conduct. . #attorneyclientprivilege #inhousecounsel #professionalprivilege #ACCadvocacy
On Dec. 2, 2020, the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) launched its first representative office in the United States in New York City. The new SIAC office will benefit US-based arbitration parties, who rank among the top five users of SIAC.
Diversity and inclusion cannot stop at the door of the legal department. As in-house lawyers, we typically control budgets, select firms, and review and approve legal bills. Here are a few concrete steps in-house lawyers can take to help effect change in law firms.