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Inclusive leadership: Why it’s vital to businesses right now

This is the last in a series of six articles created from conversations about Diversity and Inclusion with Hilary Harvey, Partner of TPC Leadership. This final instalment looks at why inclusive leadership is essential to address the challenges that businesses face.

Reverse mentoring: understanding the system and creating change

Diversity & Inclusion has become a non-negotiable priority for businesses. But while many are seeking to draw a line in the sand, we need initiatives like reverse mentoring to help us address the micro-inequalities that we might otherwise overlook.

Why awareness of culture is so important for leaders and lawyers

This is the last in a series of articles in conversation with Caroline Skinner, the General Counsel for G4S Europe Middle East, and Ingrid Van Berkel, a former Eversheds Sutherland partner and now a TPC Leadership executive coach and facilitator. Here they discuss why awareness of culture is an essential part of development for leaders.

Coaching culture – the benefit for the legal sector

Leadership in law firms is often underestimated and while this tendency finds its basis in a flawed perspective, there are ways in which leadership in law firms also needs to rise to the occasion to prove it wrong.

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Protecting reputation in the spotlight of an investigation

Global business is increasingly familiar with the prospect of short-notice public investigatory attention, whether from regulators, law enforcement, political forces or as a consequence of sanctions, and this can – in in some cases – devastate individual and corporate reputation.

Protecting reputation in the spotlight of an investigation

Despite the fact that the threat of an investigation alone can be enough to paralyse a business, early warning signs are often missed and businesses can mistake an investigation risk for a reputation risk. Those who handle serious issues well are able to triage the issue at an early stage and identify its potential impact, […]

Bill 64 marks a new direction in Quebec privacy law — Key takeaways for businesses

On September 22, 2021, the Quebec government adopted Bill 64, An Act to modernize legislative provisions as regards the protection of personal information, enacting significant changes to the requirements governing the use and protection of personal information under various statutes, including notably the Act respecting the protection of personal information in the private sector and the Act respecting Access to documents held by public bodies and the Protection of personal information.


Guide to buying and selling property in Jersey

Jersey’s system of freehold conveyancing has its origins in the Public Registry established by Sir Walter Raleigh in 1602. Contracts are still passed before the Royal Court of Jersey on Friday afternoons and have been written in English since 2006. When Ogier acts for the seller, it prepares a draft deed of sale for the […]

Capacity and identity: who do you think you are?

The recent Court of Appeal case of Hamid v Francis Bradshaw Partnership has highlighted the importance of ensuring that the identity of the parties to — and the capacity of a signatory of — a contract are clear. Dr Hamid was the director and sole shareholder of a limited company, Chad Furniture Store Ltd, which traded […]

High stakes in education

The University of Law – formerly the College of Law – often leads from the front. The news that it is closing its York branch and launching in Leeds is the latest bit of flag-planting from the institution that launched in Manchester in 2009 and Bristol in 2009. It’s confidence writ large. LPC classes empty […]

Keeping the lights on in the short term — tighter margins and new balancing tools

On the same day as the Department of Energy and Climate Change published its update of the Capacity Market, which is intended to facilitate security of electricity supply from 2018 onwards, Ofgem published its annual Electricity Capacity Assessment Report showing reduced margins in the middle of the decade and an appreciably increased risk of electricity […]

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