Teva Europe general counsel Galit Gonen believes that the push to become business partners might lead in-housers too far in the wrong direction – making them lose their lawyer identity .
Gonen, who was interviewed this week in The Lawyer , believes that being a business partner can be about avoiding the word ‘no’ and presenting options for the business to make the best decision possible.
The balance between being an in-house counsel and a business partner is one of the main topics of discussion at The Lawyer’s In-house Counsel as Business Partner event on 24-25 November. Find out more here .
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