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How do you build an outstanding legal team?

Sarah Ingwersen Commerce & Industry, Events, Market Intelligence...

Taylor Root recently hosted an event at LinkedIn's office with guest speaker, Bjarne Tellmann, General Counsel & Chief Legal Officer, Pearson Plc. Bjarne discussed his insight into Building an Outstanding Legal Team, based on his extensive experience heading up legal teams at Pearson Plc and Coca-Cola and also at top US law firms. Bjarne has recently published a book of the same title and our Q&A covered:

  • The cornerstones of building a legal team from scratch
  • Advice for General Counsels who inherit a team
  • The challenges of managing and hiring lawyers from different generations
  • How important it is for General Counsels to be on the executive board
  • The evolution of the legal profession to be more business focused

 To read the full Q&A please click the following link: Building an Outstanding Legal Team . Please let me know if you would like a PDF version.

If you have any questions or comments, or wish to discuss the market generally please do not hesitate to contact me.