Lisa Gan Tomlins took lessons learned from JustEat to fast-paced ecommerce business Made.com, then unlearned the rigid translation of law picked up in private practice.
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Having resolved the BP-AAR clash over an Arctic Shelf exploration project, Chris Smith was drafted in to run the legal function at L1 Energy, where the controversial and tense deals continue.
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The Lawyer’s In-House Counsel as Business Partner conference comes to an end today. If there is one key message to take away it’s the words of Cranfield School of Management’s Paul Hughes.
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