In-House Lawyers Group

This is the home page for the SCL in-house lawyers’ group

This group is designed by in-house lawyers, for in-house lawyers as a space to share experience, expertise and challenges and to support the personal and professional development of those working in-house.

SCL In-House Group Co-Chairs:

  • Julia Barry, Legal Counsel, Technology and Innovation, Santander
  • Joyce Lam, Legal Counsel,

Open Call for Volunteers: We are always looking to hear from people who would like to join the Committee, or who would like to moderate or speak at our events. If you are interested, please email

SCL In-House Group webinar: Group Negotiation Expert Seminar – Wednesday 4 May 2022
A mini-masterclass in group negotiation with expert negotiator, Natalie Reynolds
Click here to view and download the accompanying handout

SCL In-House Group: What Every In-House Lawyer Should Know about Smart(er) Contracts, Cryptoassets and Digital Disputes – Wednesday 10 November 2021

Download a PDF of the presentation slides


SCL In-House Group webinar “Can We Contract More Efficiently?” with David Jones – Wednesday 14 July 2021

Download a PDF of David Jones’ presentation slides

SCL In-House Group webinar “Moving forward from a pandemic: everything the in-house tech lawyer needs to know” – Wednesday 12 May 2021

Watch the recording from the launch event held on Tuesday 19 January 2021

Download and read the report from the launch event here 

Download the Mind Map from the launch event here

Join the Group

If you would like to join the Group, please start by joining our mailing list.


1. Click Sign Up

2. On the next screen click “Request to Join”, 

3. Enter your email address.  

You can use your corporate or personal email address, as best suits you.  

Sign-ups are manually approved so please give us a day or two.  Drop us a line if you have any issues.

The list is currently open to all members, to both send and receive (like an Outlook group). You can switch to receiving a daily digest, or engage via a website only if you prefer to keep the email traffic down.