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Goodmans Presents: The Ins and Outs of Good Counsel


Lawyer David Bronskill, Daniel Gormley, Celia Rhea


The Ins and Outs of Good Counsel:
How In-house Counsel and Outside Counsel Can Work Together More Effectively

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

7:30 am - 8:00 a.m.
8:00 - 9:30 a.m.
Panel Discussion

Whether managing outside counsel on a transactional basis or as an ongoing aspect of your mandate, it can be either seamless and rewarding or challenging, and at times, frustrating.  Improving the in-house counsel and outside counsel relationship and the ability to work well together has a beneficial impact on results, efficiency and therefore stress levels.

In this session, our panellists will explore the following areas:
  • Setting up the relationship for success
  • Managing outside counsel to maximize value for your organization
  • Giving effective direction and feedback
  • Using outside counsel as a sounding board


Celia Rhea, Partner, Goodmans LLP


Anne Fitzgerald, Chief Legal Officer, Cineplex Entertainment

Deborah Rogers, Senior Vice President, Legal Counsel, Eastern Canada, Brookfield Properties

David Bronskill, Partner, Goodmans LLP

Daniel Gormley, Partner, Goodmans LLP


This session has been accredited by the Law Society of Upper Canada and will be eligible for 1.5 professionalism hours toward your annual CPD requirement.