I work in-house
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 here.
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