General Counsel as Nurturers

It’s not all high-profile litigation and transactions – here is a piece on the role of general counsel as nurturers:

“When Peter Kell addressed general counsel from leading companies recently, he made it abundantly clear that lawyers in these positions have a very real role to play in promoting a more positive culture — not only in their organisation but also across the ­industries in which they work. Kell, who is deputy chairman of the Australian Securities & Invest­ments Commission, was ­address­ing a meeting in Sydney of the GC100 and his assessment is correct.”

Read: General counsel have role in nurturing workplace cultures

Why Women are Moving In-House in Droves

Funke Abimbola, General Counsel of Roche UK, gives her thoughts on why women are moving in-house in droves: “It is little wonder that so many women leave private practice for corporate legal departments. When opportunity…