In the House with In-House

With many organizations having modified operations to curb the spread of COVID-19, legal departments around the world have been facing a host of new challenges. As you scramble to keep up with the changing regulations and guidelines while supporting your client to the best of your ability, you may find yourself wondering, "How are other in-house counsel managing?"

The CCCA’s webinar series, "In the House with In-House," will help you find answers.

"In the House with In-House" is your chance to meet association colleagues from across the country and see how they are dealing with the most pressing issues. These short webinars share the real-life experiences of in-house counsel in various industries and sectors as they face the challenges created by COVID-19 and look to the future.

Check back often for more episodes as we continue to support the in-house community and help you stay connected!

Lindsey LeClair

Lindsey LeClair, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary at Valeyo, a leading Canadian-based business solutions provider to the financial services industry, reflects on the impact of COVID-19 on work and life with CCCA Chair Margot Spence (watch time: 30 min)

Alena Thouin

Alena Thouin, Corporate Secretary & Deputy General Counsel at the Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario, reflects on the changes taking place in her workplace, industry and life with CCCA Vice Chair Margot Spence (watch time: 35 min) 

Lisa Picotte-Li

Lisa Picotte-Li, Director, Operations at Technical Safety BC, talks about managing her team, delivering safety oversight and finding opportunities in the new normal with CCCA Vice Chair Margot Spence (watch time: 12 min)


Wendy Law

Wendy Law, Deputy City Manager, Administrative Services and City Solicitor at City of Vaughan, gives a municipal perspective to managing the changing landscape with CCCA Vice Chair Margot Spence (watch time: 20 min)

Barbara De Dios

Barbara De Dios, Corporate Counsel at Canadian Dental Services Corporation , a dental services organization acquiring businesses in the dental industry across the country, talks about networking and making connections with CCCA Vice Chair Margot Spence (watch time: 17 min)

Noah Arshinoff

Noah Arshinoff, Senior Legal Counsel at the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation, federal Crown corporation that contributes to the stability of the Canadian financial system, shares how he is adapting as in-house counsel, anti-corruption professor and father with CCCA Vice Chair Margot Spence (watch time: 12 min)

Bindu Cudjoe

Bindu Cudjoe, Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary at financial services organization Canadian Western Bank, talks work, life and career with CCCA Vice Chair Margot Spence (watch time: 23 min)

John MacLean

John MacLean, Legal Counsel in the Nunavut Department of Justice, brings the perspective of government and the North with CCCA Vice Chair Margot Spence (watch time: 27 min)

Patricia Osoko

Patricia Osoko, Legal Director for ATCO México, part of energy conglomerate ATCO, gives an international perspective with In-House Counsel Worldwide CEO Geoff Creighton (watch time: 20 min)

Theodore Dela Avle

Theodore Dela Avle, Senior Legal Counsel, at electricity generation company Bruce Power, discusses work and life during COVID-19 with CCCA Chair Daniel Bourque (watch time: 16 min)

Catherine Chow

Catherine Chow, General Counsel at Keg Restaurants a Canadian-owned chain of restaurants and bars located across North America, reflects on the impact of COVID-19 with CCCA Vice Chair Margot Spence (watch time: 15 min)

Jonathan Cullen

Jonathan Cullen, Vice President, Legal Affairs & General Counsel, at multinational pharmaceutical corporation Pfizer talks business with CCCA Chair Daniel Bourque.  Watch Time: 18 mins

Lawna Hurl

Lawna Hurl, Vice President, Legal & Corporate Secretary, at Trimac Transportation, North America's premier provider of services in highway transportation of bulk commodities, looks at strategy with CCCA Vice Chair Margot Spence. Watch Time: 16min

Frédéric Pérodeau

Frédéric Pérodeau, Superintendent, Client Services and Distribution Oversight, at the Authorité des marchés financiers discusses his work in Quebec with CCCA Chair Daniel Bourque – in French, audio onlyRun Time: 20 min

Ke-Jia Chong

Ke-Jia Chong, Legal Counsel at BroadGrain Commodities, a Canadian-based global marketer and handler of grains, oil seeds, by-products and speciality crops, shares her experience with CCCA Chair Daniel Bourque. Watch Time: 15 mins