I work in-house, what rights are available to me?
The General rule is members who work in-house
may conduct litigation and have the rights of audience set out
above only if they are supervised by a solicitor who is also
employed by that company. The litigation will be conducted in
the name of that individual solicitor.
Some members work in-house where no
solicitor is employed, and any litigation must be conducted by a
solicitor’s firm for that company: a member can assist in the
litigation proceedings under supervision of that firm, but will not
have rights of audience.
Fellows who have acquired rights as litigators
can undertake litigation independently and without supervision if
working in-house. Further information can be found
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