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Hot 100 career quiz: Michael Chissick

Name: Michael Chissick Position: Managing partner Firm: Fieldfisher Trained at: Herbert Smith In the Hot 100 for: The transformation of Fieldfisher. Read his full Hot 100 profile. What’s your most vivid memory from being a trainee? The City in the 1980s was incredibly exciting. Thatcher’s ‘big bang’ had deregulated the financial markets and there was […]

Hot 100 career quiz: Katja Butler

Name: Katja Butler Position: Partner Firm: Skadden Trained at: Linklaters In the Hot 100 for: Being a private equity star while still Skadden’s youngest partner globally. Read her full Hot 100 profile. What’s your most vivid memory from being a trainee? Without a doubt my first deal closing. I was a trainee at Linklaters and did a double […]

Bankim Thanki QC, Fountain Court

Hot 100 career quiz: Bankim Thanki QC

Name: Bankim Thanki QC Position: Barrister Chambers: Fountain Court Chambers Trained at: Fountain Court Chambers In Hot 100 for: Leading roles in some of the biggest cases of 2017. Read his full Hot 100 profile. What’s your most vivid memory from being a pupil? Being asked to work for the then Head of Chambers at Fountain Court, […]

Kate Burns, NotOnTheHighStreet.com

Hot 100 career quiz: Kate Burns

Name: Kate Burns Organisation: NotOnTheHighStreet.com Position: General Counsel Trained at: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer In Hot 100 for: Stepping up to the GC role at a crucial time for NotOnTheHighStreet and making the position her own. Read her full Hot 100 profile. What’s your most vivid memory from being a trainee? One of my most vivid was […]

Robert Camp, Stephens Scown

Hot 100 career quiz: Robert Camp

Name: Robert Camp Firm: Stephens Scown Position: Managing partner In Hot 100 for: Reinvigorating Stephens Scown with a focus on employee engagement. Read his full Hot 100 profile. What’s your most vivid memory from being a trainee? Two memories spring to mind – the first being reprimanded by my principal for suggesting to a family client (who […]

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The Elevenerife problem: one rule for the ego in the room

Time and time again this comes up, whether in a pitching scenario, a client meeting or a conversation at a networking event – overactive egos need to be subdued. Effective communication requires the following:  a transmitter, a message and a receiver.  For the receiver to successfully hear and understand the message delivered by the transmitter, […]

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