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The relationship between in-house and external lawyers: how has it changed and what is collaborative culture?


February 16 OF 2017 from 07:00 PM to 08:30 PM

The legal sector is in the midst of a paradigm shift entailing new challenges for both law-firm and company lawyers. Relationships have to be efficient, with optimal communication and transparent fees. Cooperation between in-house and external teams is the key to success, but how has this relationship changed?



Introduction and welcome:
José María de Areilza
, Professor at ESADE Law School (URL) and holder of the Jean Monnet Chair at ESADE
José María Michavila, Chair of the Advisory Board to Wolters Kluwer Spain


Eugenia Navarro
, professor of legal strategy and marketing, ESADE Law School

Isabela Pérez, general secretary and secretary of the board at Coca- Cola Iberian Partners
-The changing role of the in-house lawyer
-The importance of providing effective legal services 
-What has changed in the relationship with external lawyers?

Oscar García Maceiras
, group general counsel and deputy secretary of the board of directors at Banco Santander
-What is expected of an external lawyer?
-What is a collaborative culture?
-How can firms differentiate themselves?


Carlos Rueda, managing partner at Gómez-Acebo & Pombo 
-What are the new demands made of in-house lawyers?
-Has the way that legal services are provided changed?  
-Is there a new lawyer profile?  

 Luis Fernando Guerra, managing partner at Deloitte Legal
-What changes have been identified in the relationship with in-house lawyers? 
-What role does technology play? 
-How is value added?




Spanish wine will be served after the session.



Registration is free but space is limited. Please confirm attendance by filling out this REGISTRATION FORM


Thursday, February 16th, 2017
From 7.00 to 8.30 pm
ESADE Madrid
c. Mateo Inurria, 27 
28036 Madrid


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For more information:
María Luisa Gárate
Tel: 913 597 714