2024 In-House Counsel Bootcamp

Are you a new in-house counsel who wants to ensure you start your job with a strong foundation?

Are you an experienced counsel who has been so busy doing your job that you’re no longer sure you have the fundamentals in place?

Or are you looking to improve your onboarding process and ensure new hires have up-to-date skills and knowledge?

The CCCA’s In-House Counsel Bootcamp is for you. We are pleased to offer this year’s Bootcamp online once again in collaboration with LexMundi and its partner firms across Canada.

In the five modules of this series, our seasoned panelists will review and provide updates on topics critical to in-house success. Throughout each session, they will illustrate their points with real-life examples and answer questions from the audience to strengthen understanding.

You can register for each module individually or take advantage of bundle pricing for all five modules. Better yet, the modules can be completed live over a series of five weeks or on-demand to suit your busy schedule.

  • For the series: $250 for members; $350 for non-members
  • Per webinar: $75 for members; $100 for non-members


Register now for individual sessions or the full series. This PDF contains the accreditation information for the series.  

Employment Law & HR Essentials February 14, 2024
Privacy & Cybersecurity Fundamentals February 21, 2024
Critical Insights on Contract Drafting & Negotiation February 28, 2024
Governance Foundations March 6, 2024
Introduction to Compliance & Risk Management  March 13, 2024

If you experience any trouble registering, please email CLE@ccca-cba.org for assistance.


Employment Law & HR Essentials
February 14, 2024 | 12pm-1pm (ET)

Employment law is one of the most challenging areas of law for a legal department of any size. Join us to discuss common and emerging employment, HR, and health and safety matters. Our panelists will help provide valuable insights for in-house counsel with respect to commencing, managing and terminating employment relationships.


Privacy & Cybersecurity Fundamentals
February 21, 2024 | 12pm-1pm (ET)

With the rapid and constant evolution of privacy law, this is a session not to be missed! You will learn about the legislative framework across Canada, including the Privacy Act, PIPEDA and provincial privacy laws. Our panelists will also share best practices for mitigating and responding to data breaches. You will receive comprehensive information about protecting privacy and ensuring data security so that you can help safeguard your organization’s interests.


  • Sybila Valdivieso, CIC.C, Executive Director & Senior Legal Counsel, Provincial Health Services Authority
  • Jeff Kowall, Lawyer, Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP

Critical Insights on Contract Drafting & Negotiation
February 28, 2024 | 12pm-1pm (ET)

In-house counsel are often called upon to assist in drafting and negotiating various types of contracts. It is important for in-house counsel to fully understand the business goals of their client during these processes. Our panelists will take a practical look at drafting strategies as well as best practices for communicating with your client and other stakeholders in relation to contract matters.  


  • Patience Omokhodion, CIC.C, Associate General Counsel, Alberta Investment Management Corporation
  • Diane Wu, Associate, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Governance Foundations  
March 6, 2024 | 12pm-1pm (ET)

In-house counsel frequently need to navigate complex governance issues. To establish a strong governance foundation, in-house counsel play an important role in the development and enforcement of various policies and codes of conduct. These critical documents help to ensure organizational efficiency and compliance with the applicable legal and regulatory regimes. Join our panelists to learn best practices tips for liaising with various organizational departments and stakeholders on governance matters as well as key insights on ESG.


Introduction to Compliance & Risk Management  
March 13, 2024 | 12pm-1pm (ET)

It is important for in-house counsel to hone their skills to effectively manage risk. It is also critical that in-house counsel understand their organization’s risk tolerance. Join us to hear insights on assessing, mitigating, and avoiding various types of risk, as well as helpful strategies for dealing with select compliance matters.


Thank you to LexMundi and its partner firms 


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