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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This CPDcast provides a unique insight into legal risk. Berwin Leighton Paisner’s Matthew Whalley reports on legal risk following an extensive study on the topic undertaken by a range of ‘C-suite’ executives across a selection of sectors including banking, insurance, manufacturing, energy and utilities.

Matthew explains the approach of respondents to legal risk, the pitfalls of some of the approaches and the optimal way to approach the topic of legal risk.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS PODCAST IS NOT ACCREDITED BY THE BAR STANDARDS BOARD.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand what legal risk is;
  • Be aware of the role risk plays within legal practice and business;
  • Have considered the typical approaches to legal risk within business;
  • Know the top three legal risk priorities of those in business;
  • Be aware of the challenges in comprehending legal risk;
  • Know how a risk management framework should be implemented.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Market Update / Hot Topic
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In this CPDcast, Matthew Whalley, Head of Legal Risk Consultancy at Berwin Leighton Paisner explains how to locate and thereafter manage legal risk following an extensive survey undertaken by BLP on the topic.

Date Recorded: 18th December 2013

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