Top 5 leadership interviews for in-house lawyers

Top 5 leadership interviews for in-house lawyers

What makes an effective leader? Looking to brush up on your leadership techniques, or learn something new altogether about influencing the board?

Take your queue from those who do it best:

 

1.  How to be a business partner - Richard Mabey, CEO of Juro

How to be a business partner - Richard Mabey, CEO of Juro

‘Become a strategic partner to your business.’ It’s the universal aspiration for in-house counsel at the moment, but it’s easier said than done. If you manage to dig yourself out of mountains of paperwork and process, and find some genuine headspace, what should you do with it?

Here are five ways in-house counsel can transform from reactive, risk-averse lawyer to proactive, strategic business partner.

 

2.  Redefining the role of in-house lawyer as strategic business partner. An interview with Matt Redding, GC at Six Degrees Group

Redefining the role of in-house lawyer as strategic business partner. An interview with Matt Redding, GC at Six Degrees Group

As business needs continue to shift and face ever-increasing challenges and opportunities, so has the expectation around what the legal function is looked for to deliver to its organisation. Once, the value of in-house counsel rested predominantly on delivering expert, astute advice timeously – at an affordable cost. But as Matt Redding, General Counsel from Six Degrees Group explains, the role has significantly evolved. Today, in-house counsel must demonstrate their value in more innovative ways.

In this interview with Lucy Glyn, Market Development Director at Lexis Nexis, Matt talks about how the role of the in-house lawyer has changed since his legal career began in 2000, and the key areas where lawyers should better align their focus towards business needs to show their worth.

 

3.  The rise of the pragmatic (and disruptive) GC – an interview with Swati Paul, General Counsel at London Luton Airport

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Amy is a content writer and marketing manager at LexisNexis. She previously worked as an independent writer and researcher, for clients such as, Unilever, Kantar TNS, The Soil Association, MasterCard and Lufthansa Airlines. She has written for national publications, including City A.M. and Financial IT. Amy now writes and plans editorial content for the LexisNexis blogs, campaigns and industry magazine features. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Italian and French from the University of Warwick.