Congresses & Events

The professional network and ‘face to face’ forums for the In-House Community of counsel along the New Silk Road

Now in its 22nd year the annual In-House Congress circuit and its related In-House Community Symposiums are the landmark events in the in-house counsel calendar in Hong Kong, Singapore, Shanghai, Beijing, Bangkok, Mumbai, Kuala Lumpur, Seoul, Jakarta, Tokyo, Delhi, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Ho Chi Minh City, Yangon, Shenzhen and Manila bringing together almost 3,000 corporate counsel and legal professionals each year.

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Upcoming Events
Webinar: 'What law firms don’t want you to ask when hiring them'. By Paul Smith, former Global Chairman of Eversheds Sutherland.
April 8, 2020
In this exclusive webinar specifically created for senior in-house counsel, our presenter, Paul Smith will share key insights from his vast experience working with senior in-house counsel and legal departments, including: Aligning the corporate legal department to the strategic aims of the corporation; Moving beyond a cost centre to adding value to the corporation; What should be done in-house and what should be outsourced; Optimising the internal resource – Scoping the external need; Coverage, compliance, cost and consistency; The difficulties of calculating external law firm spend; Preparing an invitation to tender and who to invite; How to negotiate law firm fees utilising a range of pricing models. Making the most of added value services e.g. secondments and training; Encouraging collaboration between panel law firms; Using annual benchmark surveys; and Using technology to manage the firms and to create useful management information.
Past Events
Webinar: Proactive management of COVID-19 related risks and disputes
March 31, 2020
In this exclusive and timely webinar specifically created for senior in-house counsel, our presenters will discuss some of the key issues to consider and practical steps to take in proactively managing COVID-19 related risks and disputes ...
Creating Value with Personal Data: Breakfast Seminar by Galadari Advocates & Legal Consultants
May 3, 2018
Creating Value with Personal Data: The Revolution of Data Protection – UAE Legal Framework, Global Trends and Regional Challenges Date: 3rd May 2018 Time: 9:00 am - 11:30 am Location: Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Rashid Tower, Majlis Room Complimentary breakfast and valet parking will be available for attendees
Asia Legal Inno' Tech Forum - Singapore
March 14, 2018
Asia Legal Inno' Tech Forum in Singapore will bring together in-house counsel, law firm lawyers, innovation and knowledge managers, legal entrepreneurs. Discussions about the change in the legal industry, what is driving this change, various innovations and disruptive legal technology available and more.
In-House Congress Middle East, Dubai 2017
February 22, 2017
22nd February 2017 at the Raffles Hotel in Dubai.
In-House Congress Abu Dhabi
November 15, 2016
In-House Lawyering: Uncovering the relationship between Quality, Cost and Value, and their continuingly changing relationship with External Counsel
In-House Congress Shanghai
October 26, 2016
In-House Lawyering: Uncovering the relationship between Quality, Cost and Value, and their continuingly changing relationship with External Counsel
Africa In-House Congress, Dubai
October 11, 2016
The Biggest Challenges for Counsel with a Responsibility for Africa in 2016 and Beyond
In-House Congress Hong Kong
October 4, 2016
In-House Lawyering and External Counsel: Uncovering the relationship between Cost, Quality and Value
China Outbound In-House Symposium
September 8, 2016
Panel Discussion on successfully overcoming cultural issues in Outbound M&A and the role of the external advisor
In-House Congress Singapore
September 6, 2016
In-House Lawyering: Uncovering the relationship between Quality, Cost and Value, and their continuingly changing relationship with External Counsel
In-House Congress Seoul
August 31, 2016
In-House Lawyering and External Counsel: uncovering the relationship between Cost, Quality and Value
In-House Congress Manila
July 12, 2016
“The Biggest Challenges in my job are…?” A candid and off the record discussion on External Counsel Management, Cost Effectiveness and tried and trusted methods to enhance the reputation of the Legal Department
Risk & Compliance Symposium, China
July 5, 2016
The Game of Counter-party Risk: Practical steps to ensure your institution can prevail in a crisis
In-House Congress Bangkok
June 21, 2016
In-House Lawyering: uncovering the relationship between Quality, Cost and Value, and their continuingly changing relationship with External Counsel
In-House Congress Mumbai
June 12, 2016
In-House Lawyering: Uncovering the relationship between Quality, Cost & Value – and how external counsel can help
In-House Congress Kuala Lumpur
June 2, 2016
In-House Lawyering: Uncovering the relationship between Quality, Cost and Value, and their continuingly changing relationship with External Counsel
Risk & Corruption Symposium Hong Kong
May 31, 2016
The Game of Counter-party Risk: Practical steps to ensure your institution can prevail in a crisis
In-House Congress Jakarta
May 11, 2016
In-House Lawyering: Uncovering the relationship between Quality, Cost and Value, and their continuingly changing relationship with External Counsel
In-House Congress Ho Chi Minh City
April 7, 2016
“The Biggest Challenges in my job are…?” A candid and off the record discussion on External Counsel Management, Cost Effectiveness and tried and trusted methods to enhance the reputation of the Legal Department
In-House Congress Beijing
March 17, 2016
In-House Lawyering: uncovering the relationship between Quality, Cost and Value
In-House Congress Dubai
March 2, 2016
“The Biggest Challenges in my job are…?” A candid and off the record discussion on Talent & External Counsel Management, Cost Effectiveness and tried and trusted methods to enhance the reputation of the Legal Department
Singapore Outbound Symposium
February 25, 2016
The Game of Counter-party Risk: Practical steps to ensure your institution can prevail in a crisis