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  • By James Morgan, Managing Director and the Co-General Counsel for EMEA at MUFG A couple of weeks ago, like many others around the country, I tuned in to watch the London Marathon and saw Yalemzerf Yehualaw, Amos Kiputo, Catherine Debrunner and Marcel Hug all triumph, not to mention the thousands of others taking part – the colours, the costumes, the music, the tears, the laugher all contribute towards an amazing spectacle! The following Monday I
  • If you’re currently an in-house law professional but you’ve been yearning for a change, a move to a new industry could be just the ticket.   There are lots of directions to choose from, including commerce, energy, technology, financial services, fintech and pharmaceutical. But just how easy is it to make a sideways move into a whole new sector?   The good news is that it isn’t impossible for in-house lawyers to shift sectors. However, you may
  • Heriot Brown’s Regional GC Roundtable series continued this month on the subject of ‘Support Function to Trusted Advisor’. Hosted by Senior Consultant Michi Nishikawa, the discussion was carried out across 3 sessions involving GCs, Heads of Legal, Legal Directors and Sole Counsels from various sized organisations across a broad range of sectors.   These sessions brought up the following three key themes from the question of how to go from being viewed as a support function
  • W W W . H E R I O T B R O W N . C O M With interview processes shifting to online as a result of the ongoing issues surround COVID-19, the same shift is happening for companies that want to get their new hire set up, onboarded and working as quickly as possible. Remote onboarding is not a completely new concept and with the right planning, guidance and understanding it can
  • W W W . H E R I O T B R O W N . C O M As part of a series of General Counsel Roundtables, Heriot Brown Legal Search and Recruitment recently hosted a virtual round table, covering “The Principles of Leadership for In-House Legal Teams.” The panel was comprised of General Counsels from a great mix of FTSE 100 blue chip corporations to high growth companies, offering a great blend of
  • W W W . H E R I O T B R O W N . C O M As most of us are still working from home, we are communicating virtually for long periods every day, with diverse groups of people from different cultures, forums and time zones. We are continuing our usual work tasks and commitments, but now having to deliver meetings and presentations as well as communicate a host of difficult messages.

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