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How to describe your company culture in a way that attracts top talent
When you’re seeking to hire new employees for your company, you’ll need more than money to attract top talent. Some of the most highly qualified candidates for a role aren’t just looking for the best compensation plan. But how do you attract those candidates who will be a great cultural fit for your organisation? It […]
GC Roundtable wrap-up: Managing high-performing legal teams.
Taylor Root Singapore, with hosts Theresa Pang, and Cassandra Lim, recently held a General Counsel roundtable, where speakers Andrew Ong, Vice President Legal at Kone, and Kay Pang, Senior Director & Associate General Counsel at VMWare, spoke about managing high-performing legal teams. Thank you Andrew and Kay, you’ve been so generous with your time and […]
Taylor Root UK Trustee Network: An interview with Nicola Lucas
As part of our interview series for our Trustee Network, Taylor Root Partner, Georgia Morgan-Wynne recently spoke to Nicola Lucas, General Counsel and Company Secretary at New Look about being a Trustee for One YMCA. What Trustee opportunities have you undertaken? I became a Trustee of the One YMCA based in Herts, Beds and Bucks nearly 10 years ago […]
Additional selection criteria when hiring In-house Counsel
Hiring In-house Counsel is a critical decision for any organisation, and it’s important to carefully consider various factors to ensure you choose the right candidate. Whilst legal expertise, work experience, and great references are essential, additional thought should be given to the following selection criteria throughout the interview process. Cultural Fit: Once you have a […]
Taylor Root UK Trustee Network: An interview with Mary Bowie
As part of our interview series for our Trustee Network, Taylor Root Partner, Nikki Newton recently spoke to Mary Bowie, Lead Legal Counsel at Wakam about being a Trustee for The Insurance Charities (TIC). What does your Trustee organisation do? Wakam for Good (WFG) is an endowment fund with the intention of making partner contributions as impactful as […]
GC Roundtable wrap-up: Exploring ESG and sustainability in corporate leadership.
Taylor Root had the pleasure of hosting a GC roundtable on ESG and Sustainability, bringing together some of the brightest minds in the legal sphere. Thanks to Veronica Lai for sharing her expert insights, and to Adrian Yeo for moderating the event. It was wonderful to see our guests participating with such passion and enthusiasm! […]
How busy will the private equity market be in 2024?
Looking ahead to 2024 the financial services market holds more promising prospects than 2023 driven by the substantial cash reserve amassed in the private equity sector, with record levels of available capital, it is looking like there will be a significant amount of positive growth in 2024 hopefully this positions the financial services market for […]
Moving in-house: career advice for junior lawyers
In recent years, there has been a noticeable surge in the demand for in-house junior lawyers. At the same time, we have seen an upswing in the enthusiasm of junior lawyers aiming for careers in-house. However, despite these trends, apprehensions remain within the legal industry around the possibility of being deemed ‘too junior’ to move […]
The GC as Trustee: How can both General Counsel and a not-for-profit benefit?
Watch the webinar in full below As part of our Trustee Network series of events, Taylor Root has partnered with Indigo Volunteers to explore the value General Counsel bring to the charity trustee role. The role of the trustee can be hugely rewarding and provides opportunities to add value to a charity through the sharing […]
Take your legal career to London
We recently held our ‘Take your legal career to London’ webinar, hosted by Priya Shah who was joined by Holly O’Connell, Legal Advisor at FirstGroup Plc and David Harrigan, Interim Deputy General Counsel. The session discussed the current in-house interim, legal job market and career development opportunities and explored the logistics around making an international […]
How to move your legal career around the globe – Information for Australian Lawyers
Register now to secure your place. Thinking about a move overseas to advance your legal career? Many lawyers have a medium to long-term plan to experience living and working overseas at some point in their career. However, the process of an international move can often seem daunting. At Taylor Root, we benefit from having offices […]
International Women’s Day webinar: “Find your voice”
In celebration of International Women’s Day, Taylor Root, as part of The SR Group, is excited to host our webinar titled, “Find your voice”. The session will delve into the challenges and triumphs that women encounter as they navigate through male-dominated industries and companies. We will explore the barriers hindering women from expressing their voices, […]