Georgia Morgan-Wynne

Executive Director | In-house Legal | Head of Corporate and Commercial | UK

London, UK

Georgia leads our in-house corporate and commercial permanent and interim teams. She has been in the recruitment industry since 2011 with a focus on the senior legal executive search market across a range of industries with particular expertise in the high growth technology, digital and e-commerce space. She has successfully placed lawyers with FTSE 100 corporates through to smaller listed and PE, VC backed companies. Georgia is passionate about creating inclusive recruitment processes and working with clients on their diversity equity and inclusion agenda.

GEORGIA’s Insights

  • Career Advice

How General Counsel can earn a seat on the board

  • Posted April 6, 2023
As a General Counsel, you have a unique perspective on your company’s operations, risks and opportunities and you’re a key advisor to the executive team. Yet, many General Counsels are overlooked for positions in the boardroom and can’t leverage their seat on the table. Six top tips on how to earn a seat in the […]
  • General counsel

How can General Counsel navigate the future of retail?

  • Posted October 13, 2022
Taylor Root recently hosted an engaging roundtable breakfast led by guest chair, Ruth Daniels, General Counsel at Superdry. We welcomed over 20 General Counsel across a breadth of retail and FMCG businesses. Chatham House Rule allowed our attendees to speak freely about how their companies have handled situations, whilst sharing best practices and ideas about […]
  • In-house

How to improve job descriptions to attract and retain legal talent

  • Posted October 10, 2022
In the war for talent, it is worth looking at ways to upgrade your job description to attract the top legal minds, improve diversity of applications and engage with employees in a more meaningful way. The trick is to balance providing enough information to entice and explain clearly what the role will involve whilst not […]
  • DEI

How can inclusive language create a diverse workforce

  • Posted August 8, 2022
There are many aspects to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) and whilst companies have policies in place often, they still struggle to create meaningful change. The topic is vast and can bring up sensitive conversations, but it is important to not be overwhelmed and to instead look at breaking down areas to focus on, acting […]
  • Uncategorized

How to facilitate an inclusive recruitment process

  • Posted August 8, 2022
Taylor Root is committed to partnering with our clients in the development of their DEI strategy, recruitment processes and talent pipelining. Inclusive recruitment is the process of interviewing and hiring a diverse set of individuals through valuing different backgrounds, opinions and experiences. Many clients we work with are not sure where to begin when creating […]
  • Industry leaders

In conversation with… Lex Shu Chan, General Counsel The Business of Fashion

  • Posted June 12, 2021
The importance of inclusive language in creating a diverse and authentic workforce There are many aspects to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) and whilst companies have policies in place often, they still struggle to create meaningful change. The topic is vast and can bring up sensitive conversations, but it is important to not be overwhelmed […]
  • Career Advice

How do you Optimise your LinkedIn profile?

  • Posted December 12, 2020
There has never been a better time to make sure your LinkedIn profile is optimised. If you are a legal professional wanting to be easily identified by organisations and recruiters for your next role or, if you just want to strengthen your reputation in the legal industry, harnessing the power of LinkedIn can help. If you would like to […]
  • In-house

The growing market for NQ’s in-house – webinar

  • Posted August 12, 2020
On the 6th of August, Georgia Morgan-Wynne chaired a webinar session specifically for junior lawyers who want to find out more about moving in-house. Our fantastic panel who have themselves moved on qualification into in-house positions included Lucy Burch, Legal Director at eBay, Raj Sharma, Chief UK Counsel at Coloplast and Charles Olisanekwu, Associate Legal […]
  • Market update

Evolution and opportunity: the impact of COVID-19 on the future of retail

  • Posted June 12, 2020
Covid-19 has swept across the world impacting economies and daily lives at a devastating pace. As an industry already ripe for disruption, retail has undoubtedly been affected heavily in the UK with lockdown forcing a further decline in footfall on our high streets, thousands of furloughed workers and a shift in consumer buying habits faster […]
  • Market update

Global legal leader insight series | series one

  • Posted June 12, 2020
Taylor Root reached out to its global network to exploring the initial challenges faced by businesses and impact on legal functions during the COVID-19 global pandemic. 555 Jeff Koch, Red Hat Jeff Koch, Head of Legal for APAC at Red Hat speaks about the impact of Covid-19, finding new ways to stay close to customers and […]
  • Finding Talent

Q&A with CEO of TRGT Digital – Onboarding and building a remote workforce successfully

  • Posted April 12, 2020
No matter how smooth your interview process or talented your hire is, onboarding has always been critical to the success of a new joiner. Due to Covid-19 many businesses are facing the new challenge of hiring and welcoming new employees remotely as well as managing their existing teams. As leaders we can look at this […]
  • In-house

The top five reasons to move in-house that every lawyer needs to know

  • Posted March 12, 2020
The legal landscape is continuing to change and Taylor Root’s In House team are seeing higher demand than ever from clients looking to build out their in-house legal teams. So, why should you consider making the move from a traditional law firm? Lifestyle Lawyers are increasingly seeking work-life balance, as fun as working on completions until the […]
  • Market update

Disruption brings opportunity in the retail space

  • Posted July 12, 2019
Lawyers working within the retail industry must help their business leaders in an ever competitive landscape and evaluate their role in the delivery of change. This was the core of discussions from a roundtable of General Counsels with some of the UK’s most high-profile retailers. The event was hosted by global legal recruitment specialists Taylor […]
  • In-house

Utilising automation: opportunities, challenges and learnings.

  • Posted December 12, 2018
Taylor Root hosted their annual General Counsels in Technology breakfast chaired by Zoopla’s General Counsel Ned Staple, featuring Patricia Christias, Head of Legal for UK at Microsoft and Xavier Langlois, General Counsel at HighQ. As a self-proclaimed “skeptic,” Ned led the discussion with Xavier and Patricia sharing their own personal experiences whilst the General Counsels […]
  • Interim

Why are more legal professionals choosing the interim path?

  • Posted December 12, 2017
Traditionally, legal departments have consisted of permanent employees with minimal or no use of interim lawyers. However, over the past six to eight years we have observed a significant increase in the number of legal departments experiencing the benefits of hiring lawyers on an interim basis and also the number of legal professionals choosing interim […]
  • Market update

Why lawyers in retail must adapt in order to deliver

  • Posted April 12, 2017
General Counsels from the retail sector gathered together for a breakfast event at Soho Hotel in London to discuss the evolving role of e-commerce in the retail sector, headlined by speakers Kaspar Nazeri from Amazon and Catherine Palmer and Randa Crebbin from Joseph. Key themes emerged: companies must be prepared to innovate and adapt, to […]