Moving in-house: A guide for newly qualified lawyers | Italy

As specialists in the in-house legal market, we want to provide you with all the information you need to make an informed decision on whether an in-house position could be right for you. We understand the nuances of the specific location in which we work and here we provide you with specific insights into working in-house in Italy.

Client demand for junior lawyers within in-house legal teams in Italy has increased considerably over the last few years. Similarly, we have seen a real surge in interest from junior lawyers looking to take an inhouse career path. Despite this, there is still some fear amongst newly qualified lawyers that you can be ‘too junior’ to move in-house. With this guide, we hope to quell those fears and offer insight from individuals who have made that move. We also hope to shed some light on what junior lawyers can do to better their chances of securing an in-house role and highlight the differences between in-house and private practice.

Our guide provides insights into benefits and challenges working in an in-house role in Italy and gives answers to questions like:

  • When is the best time for making the move in-house?
  • What is it like to work in-house?
  • How is working in-house different from working at a law firm in Italy?