60 second interview

The 60 second interview: Post Office GC on what businesses want from their lawyers

Post Office general counsel Ben Foat talks to The Lawyer ahead of his workshop at the In-house Counsel as Business Partner Conference, in association with EY, explaining the key considerations for transforming the legal function. What are the top three things businesses expect from their in-house lawyers? A strategic business partner that sees the bigger picture and […]

The 60 second interview: Mills & Reeve’s CEO on acceptable work life balance

Mills & Reeve’s managing partner Claire Clarke speaks to The Lawyer ahead of her panel discussion at the Business Leadership Summit, addressing the distinctions between the ‘then’ and ‘now’ lawyers.  What do you think the solution is to the ‘talent crisis’ the industry is currently experiencing? First, it’s important to try to understand some of the causes of […]

Laura Bygrave

The 60 second interview: Deloitte Legal’s Laura Bygrave’s top tips for picking new tech

Laura Bygrave, Deloitte Legal’s new innovation lead talks to The Lawyer about the impact of AI on the legal industry and having more realistic conversations of AI capabilities, ahead of her session at the Business Leadership Summit on 25th September. Do you think the introduction of AI solutions will eventually decrease the number of employees […]

Jonathan Patterson

The 60 second interview: DWF Ventures’ lead on the need for “right brain capabilities”

DWF Ventures managing director Jonathan Patterson talks to The Lawyer about equipping graduates with the right skills and finding talent outside of the legal industry, ahead of his session at the Business Leadership Summit on the 25th September. Is the education that graduates are receiving equipping them for the profession in practice?  No, not completely. […]

Andrew Giverin

The 60 second interview: PwC’s NewLaw co-head on legal inefficiencies

Co-head of PwC’s NewLaw practice and partner Andrew Giverin talks to The Lawyer about the top inefficiencies in legal departments and the biggest challenge facing GCs at the moment, ahead of his roundtable session on the 2nd July. What are the top two inefficiencies you have observed in in-house legal departments? – Lawyers having to […]

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