The Precedent in-house counsel guide

Is this seat taken? Whether you’re making the leap from private practice or climbing the ranks within your company, in-house opportunities are on the rise. Find a spot that’s right for you and make it yours

By Dawn Calleja

On Tuesday December 3rd, 2013


Welcome to the landing page of our three-part guide to in-house counsel. Follow the links below to navigate through all of our exclusive content.

Part One
In-house grows up: opportunities to work as in-house legal counsel are getting bigger and better

Part Two
Go figure: how in-house salaries compare to private practice, plus other facts about life inside the legal department

Part Three
If you dream of joining the ranks of upper management (CEO? Why not?) take some advice from those who’ve made the climb.

How to make it to the top — Jacqueline Moss, executive vice-president of human resources at CIBC, shares how she made the leap from Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP to in-house in (and on top of) the corporate world.
Speak up — Six key terms that will help you speak the corporate lingo.
From GC to CEO — Take a look at six chief executives who started as their company’s general counsel.