Expanding your role as an in-house lawyer and driving business and industry change

In an interview conducted by The Lawyer’s deputy editor Matt Byrne, Carlos will be using his experience in leading Cornerstone’s approach to the Electronic Communications Code and working with government, operators and landowner organisations to showcase how lawyers can expand their role within the business.

Watch this recording to:

    • Gain insight on how the Electronic Communications Code is driving the future landscape of the UK’s digital connectivity
    • Learn how Cornerstone has transformed the in-house strategic legal function and is driving business change
    • Discover how you can address industry challenges when implementing new legislation
    • Learn best practice tips on running a change programme




About the speakers:


Carlos Pierce, Cornerstone
Carlos Pierce, Head of Strategic Legal Projects & The Code Programme, Cornerstone

Carlos Pierce is a solicitor and Head of Strategic Legal Projects and The Code Programme at Cornerstone. He has lead Cornerstone’s approach on the Electronic Communications Code since its early days as part of the draft Infrastructure Bill and was part of the working group that helped develop the Ofcom Code of Practice. He works closely with government, operators and landowner organisations to build closer collaboration within industry sectors.

A regular speaker at industry events, Carlos is recognised within the industry as being one of the leading authorities on the Code. He is an infrastructure specialist with over twenty years’ experience in private practice, and prior to Cornerstone, was a partner at Fieldfisher LLP advising on telecoms, compulsory purchase, energy and real estate infrastructure projects.


Matt Byrne, Deputy Editor, The Lawyer

Matt joined The Lawyer in 2003 as features editor and has written on a wide range of topics related to the business of law. He became deputy editor in 2015. He manages the UK 200 editorial and several other of The Lawyer’s market reports including the US Top 50, the Global Litigation 50 and the Technology report.