ACC Europe

Every day, in-house counsel face challenges that can hinder their ability to be successful in business. And each day more and more European counsel rely on the Association of Corporate Counsel Europe (ACC Europe) to help them find solutions to corporate problems.

ACC Europe provides a network of in-house lawyers sharing practical resources to enhance client service and advance professional values. Membership in ACC Europe provides access to best practices, practical solutions and a network of in-house counsel around the world that will enhance your professional knowledge and standing.

ACC Europe is also cost effective - annual membership fees are less than most other bar associations and cost less than a one hour consult with your outside counsel.


  • ACC Europe is part of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), a global organisation based in Washington, D.C.
  • ACC has over 44,000 members in 85 countries representing over 10,000 organisations.
  • ACC Europe's Annual Conference is one of the largest meetings for in-house counsel in Europe.
  • ACC's Annual Meeting is the largest gathering of in-house counsel in the world.
  • ACC President & CEO: Veta T. Richardson (since July 2011).
  • ACC Europe Chapter President: Hans Albers, Chief of Staff Legal/Associate General Counsel, Juniper Networks, Netherlands


  • Articles on the latest thinking and technological advances in managing a law department.

    Our monthly award-winning journal, the ACC Docket, provides practical information relevant to the way you do business. ACC newsstand is a daily news feed, tailored to your chosen practice areas, providing you with a depth of free practical know-how.

  • One centralised source for in-house practice information.

    Our online library offers sample forms, policies, guidelines, articles and website links to help you develop or enhance procedures and respond to legal inquiries.

  • Customised information packages on the most frequently asked questions on in-house practice.

    Our more than 100 InfoPAKS represent the best thinking of your peers on in-house practice including records retention, fee re-imbursement policies, managing a legal department, intellectual property issues, international investigations and corporate compliance.

  • Access to other in-house counsel.

    For advice about substantive legal issues or recommendations for local counsel, you have several options. The Chapter home page lists upcoming seminars - a wonderful way to meet your peers and gain valuable skills from top-notch presenters. Member Knowledge Network allows you to tap into the expertise of your peers through our network of in-house volunteers who provide advice about legal issues, such as retaining local counsel or the benchmarking of corporate forms, policies and procedures. Members share their specific expertise in over 100 practice areas.

  • New career opportunities.

    ACC In-house Jobline provides hundreds of employment opportunities for in-house counsel, as well as an area to post position openings in your legal department.

  • Post your job opportunities for free.

    If you have any non-North American based in-house counsel positions, take advantage of a limited-time offer of FREE unlimited postings for 2018! Post your in-house counsel positions to ACC Jobline where they will be seen by thousands of qualified candidates. Plus, all candidates placed or hired using this promotion will receive six months of complimentary ACC membership. (This offer is only for in-house counsel positions based outside the United States and Canada. Paralegal and non-lawyer positions are not permitted.) Get started!

  • Annual conference/professional development.

    ACC Europe's Annual Conference is the place to network with your peers. Throughout the year ACC Europe hosts top quality seminars on issues that matter to you.

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