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Workplace mentorship and why it builds great organisations

Starting an entirely new job usually requires you to learn from more experienced co-workers. Even if you’ve had training beforehand, there’s often a world of difference between preparing to do a job in theory, and actually carrying it out in practice.

WM Video: Keeping Trade Moving Revisited

Last October our in-house lawyer training day sought to address the question of how can we keep trade moving? We looked at issues such as: the speed of change, Brexit, collaboration and the changing customer.

COVID-19: Where now for Employment Tribunals?

Recent reforms to the Employment Tribunal system and a move towards virtual hearings are intended to boost hearing capacity and access to justice. We consider the developments to the pre-existing approach and what this means for employers. Justice in slow motion?

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Travel search engine Skyscanner has hired the former chief legal officer at Deliveroo as its new general counsel and company secretary. Rob Miller had previously spent just over a year at Deliveroo and was replaced by the food delivery company’s own head of corporate and compliance Chantelle Zemba in April. He will manage Skyscanner’s global […]

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Sky appoints former Olswang partner as new UK GC

Sky has named a new general counsel for UK and Ireland, promoting its former director of legal in content and commercial Claire Canning to the role. Canning started her career at Clifford Chance as a trainee, moving to Olswang after a year in the media team. There, she worked her way up to partner in […]

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Sky reveals change in legal leadership after Comcast mega-deal

Sky has named its new group general counsel, with legal chief James Conyers bowing down from the role after 25 years in the company. Vicky Sandry, who featured in The Lawyer’s Hot 100 2018 will replace Conyers in the coming months and will be responsible for all legal and regulatory affairs across the group, which includes all […]

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HSF recruits in-house veteran from Deutsche Bank

Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) has brought in a former Deutsche Bank general counsel as a senior adviser in its Perth office. Joseph Longo is joining the firm’s financial services regulatory practice in Australia, with responsibility for clients across the country, as well as more broadly Asia and the UK. He will tap into his longtime […]

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