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In-House industry leader interviews

The beauty of working as a lawyer in-house is that literally no two roles are the same. Just as every business is different so is the way that they use their in-house legal resource. Not only does this open up a world of opportunity it also allows you to find a role that really fits you, whether that be based on your skills, commercial interest or personality.

To find out how the life of an in-house lawyer can vary, take a moment to read some of the articles below.

Fiona Walker, In-House Solicitor at Premex Group

Karen Vethakan, Legal Counsel at Fourth

Grace Rothery, Head of UK Retail at Gazprom Energy

Lucie Grant, Senior Director at Thermo Fisher Scientific

James Hulsken, Group Solicitor at Trak Global

Anthony Hulse, General Counsel at Mayborn Group

Richard Abbott, Group Solicitor at Findel PLC

Swati Paul, General Counsel at London Luton Airport

Chris Owen, Group General Counsel at North Group

Clare Woolley, Head of Legal at RAC

Nancy Walmsley, Group Legal Counsel at Murphy Group

Simon Foy, Commercial Director and GC at Blue Energy

Kerry Crompton, European Legal Director at Assurant

Keri Devine, GC & Company Secretary at Boohoo.com

Emma Herman, General Counsel at Joules

Helen Lowe, Business Manager in Legal at the Co-operative

Vishal Puri, Legal Director (UK) at CEMEX

Karen Caswell, Head of Export Control - MAI at BAE Systems (Operations) Limited Military Air & Information

Susan Dennehy, Head of Legal at Swinton Insurance

Jeremy Mutter, GC - Construction at Carillion

Steven Webb, Company Secretary and GC at Premier Farnell

James Cox, Senior Legal counsel at Talk Talk

Jonathan Bourne, Managing Director of Damar Training

Nicola Tobin, Legal Director at Marshall Commercial Development Projects Limited

Andrew Robertson, General Counsel & Group Company Secretary at Hargreaves Services PLC

Lucie Grant, Director and Regional Senior Corporate counsel (UK, Ireland and Middle East) at Thermo Fisher Scientific

Freyja Handy, Legal Counsel at SMG Europe

James Hanratty, Head of Legal at Trainlin

Michael Leadbeater, Director of Group Legal Services at William Hill

Jennifer Tucker, Senior Lawyer at Balfour Beatty Constuction

Matt Barnes, Legal and Governance Manager at British Cycling

Joanne Price, Head of Legal at Aston Villa FC

Sue Albion, Chief Legal Officer at Molson Coors

Karlyn Hinchcliffe, Commercial Solicitor at ODEON

Louise Fishwick, General Counsel & Company Secreatry at boohoo.com

Helen Trott, Head of Legal (Fundin, UKMU Legal) at Bupa

Paul Boyle, General Counsel at Airwave

Marion Cail, Legal Counsel at Ramsay Health Care UK

Emma Langford, Head of Legal at Thomas Cook Group Airlines

Lindsay Beardsell, General Counsel at Supergroup

Sarah Ward, General Counsel at UK Power Reserve

Sally-Ann James, General Counsel at Metro Bank

Anja Ijlstra, General Counsel EMEA at CBRE Global Investors

Amanda Baxendale, Legal & Compliance Counsel at Hilti

Chantal Thomas, Legal Counsel at Autoglass

Ben Scott, Head of Legal at Nisa

Tom Ferguson, Senior Counsel at Talk Talk

Roger Wiltshire, Deputy European Legal Director of Northrop Grumman

Rachel Clark - Senior Counsel at BAE Systems, Military Air & Information

Paul van Reesch - Vice President, Legal and Company Secretary, Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) in Great Britain

Mike Elston - Chief Counsel Combat Air, BAE Systems

Ed Smethurst - Chairman, Commerce & Industry Group (North West)

James Hulsken - Legal Counsel, De Poel

Kate Spencer - Legal Counsel, Milliken Industrials Limited

Andrew Fordham - Legal Direct (EMEA), Sherwin Williams Company

James Langford, General Counsel and Company Secretary at Endress + Hauser

Paolo Palmigiano, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer at Sumitomo Electric Industries

Andrew Vickerstaff, Group Legal Counsel at Seatriever

Mike Owen, Senior Legal Counsel & Head of Commercial Contracts at Compass Group UK

James Thompson, Counsel, Combat Air at BAE Systems

David Morgan, Group Legal Counsel at 2 Sisters Food Group

Sarah De Tute, Legal & Compliance Director at Lowell Group

Robin Saphra, General Counsel at the Colt Group

Andrew Winerton, Head of Legal & Compliance at Easyjet

Claire Chadwick, Legal Manager & Company Secretary at Kidsunlimited