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Practical Guidance: The ‘how-to’ of legal practice.

Practical Guidance General Counsel

Practical Guidance General Counsel is a 'how-to' resource for in-house lawyers.


The module provides step-by-step guidance and best practice advice – supported by on-point cases, legislation, checklists, forms, precedents, tools and trusted LexisNexis deep research materials.


Use Practical Guidance General Counsel to complete more work in-house, prepare intelligent briefs for counsel and respond efficiently to enquiries within the business. Essential contracts, employment law, in-house know-how, finance and securities, intellectual property, consumer law, corporate governance and data and privacy are some of the key areas covered.


Authored by practitioners who truly understand the demands of an in-house role, Practical Guidance is like having an expert at your fingertips.


 What topics are covered?

  • Essential contracts
  • In-house know-how
  • Governance and company secretary
  • Corporate structure
  • Employment law
  • Finance and securities
  • Personal property securities
  • Leases
  • Purchase and sale of business
  • Consumer law
  • Competition law
  • Purchase and sale of property
  • Intellectual property
  • Data and privacy
  • Outsourcing and procurement
  • Further learning

Practical Guidance - General Counsel provides clear guidance for in-house counsel and company secretaries so that legal issues can be identified, so that problems can be avoided, and to assist in having intelligent discussions with external lawyers.


John Swinson, Partner

King & Wood Mallesons

Meet the Authors

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Together with the Governance Institute of Australia, the LexisNexis Practical Guidance team have developed a white paper that tackles this issue.

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