At a dinner in the shadow of London’s Tower Bridge, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP) hosted a group of legal heads to discuss the topic of reinventing themselves and their teams in a technology-driven world. Responses were varied and the attendees came from enormously diverse business models, though the prevailing mood was one of necessary and […]
At The Lawyer‘s recent General Counsel Strategy Summit, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BLCP) hosted a round table on the topic ‘managing external and internal legal teams in a global world’, talking about the shaping of legal resources to business objectives, structures and diversity. BCLP partners Jonathan Morris & Rémy Blain led nine senior in-house lawyers […]
How can GCs attract the appropriate talent and keep the lawyers in their teams motivated? Panellists at the GC2B roundtable provide insight as well as practical ideas on managing teams in-house. Participants Alex Williamson, head of FRM legal, Man Group Sally-Ann James, general counsel, Metro Bank Ian Jameson, managing director and general counsel EMEA, Sumitomo […]
There is mounting evidence that ethical businesses have the edge, but doing the right thing isn’t always as simple as doing what is legal. How should GCs manage business ethics? The role of the GC has come of age over the last decade. While the issues sitting in your inbox are more diverse, complex and […]
The UK’s population is expected to grow by almost 10 million in the next 25 years putting considerable strain on energy, transport systems, water and social infrastructure. With this in mind, there is a need for an explosion of infrastructure development across the country. What does this mean for the role of the general counsel […]
GCs are turning a business crisis to their benefit, by making the legal department’s skills and knowledge indispensable, developing junior members’ skills, and networking with internal departments and external lawyers.
A roundtable event organised by BLP in conjunction with The Lawyer at the General Counsel Strategy Summit in Portugal, investigated why firms seek to innovate and how they go about implementing change.
In this GC2B roundtable event, general counsel explore the best ways to create a standout in-house legal team, and the factors that contribute to success. In association with Berwin Leighton Paisner Lisa Mayhew, BLP: A lot of you are working in global organisations – so when you talk about high performance, how do you define it in […]