Risk and Litigation Survey 2019 | Risky Business

GC partnered with Freeths to conduct a survey to assess the current risk landscape for businesses in the UK, with a particular focus on litigation and regulatory factors. The research considered the thoughts and opinions of more than 200 UK-based general counsel on assessing risk, as well as the various roles their organisation expected them to play in managing risk, and the structures in place to support them.

Women in law: Switzerland | Breaching the gender divide

Switzerland has consistently been praised for its economic stability, neutrality and robust financial sector. Yet its efforts towards achieving gender parity have historically lagged behind its European neighbours. GC speaks to leading corporate counsel across the country to shine a light on the barriers preventing women from rising to the upper echelons of the legal profession.

GC to C-Suite | Road Less Travelled

GC sits down with Barclays’ Amol Prabhu to discuss his recent transition from in-house to the C-suite and find out how life as a lawyer prepared him for one in business, as well as his advice for lawyers looking to carve out a similar path.

The importance of supportive leadership | Crisis Management

Sarah Nelson Smith is the regional general counsel for WeWork, an international company that transforms buildings into collaborative workspaces and communities. While in her previous role as European chief legal officer of KFC, she helped to steer the company successfully through the #chickencrisis of 2018, when a distribution failure led to the closure of the majority of KFC’s restaurants in the UK.