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.
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.
Anneliese Reinhold has built and developed the legal team at du from the ground up. She talks to GC about her journey as counsel; from the inception of du, to its rise to one of the world’s most respected telecommunications providers.
With more choice on the horizon for eBay customers, GC sits down with Marti to discuss the legal frameworks underpinning its new payments system, as a decades long partnership with PayPal draws to a close.
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.
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.
The latest way that the tech sector could impact legal lives comes not in the form of software or gadgetry, but project management. Could agile catch on in-house? GC speaks to converts to find out more.