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How can General Counsel leverage their expertise to secure a seat on the board?
As a General Counsel (GC), you have a unique perspective on your company’s operations, risks, and opportunities. You are a key advisor to the executive team and yet many GCs are overlooked for board positions. To secure a board seat lawyers need to focus on rebranding and reframing their value proposition. This requires building executive […]
Financial Statements 101: A GC’s guide to the boardroom
A good understanding of financial statements is a vital part of an in-house lawyer’s knowledge, but it has become a critical skill set for any general counsel with boardroom aspirations. Whether you are helping your organisation stay compliant in its accounting obligations or part of a team looking into a potential merger or acquisition, the […]
Crafty Counsel podcast
We are very excited to share our first Taylor Root in-house podcast! In collaboration with Crafty Counsel, we met with Alexandra Badel and Sharon Harris to discuss their experience of job sharing their General Counsel role. The podcast highlights the pros and cons of job sharing at this level and gives listeners practical tips on […]
How to structure your Associate Lawyer CV
Did you know, on average, people spend just 75 seconds reading your CV? This means you have just over a minute to sell yourself and your strengths to the reader. This is easier said than done. Three-quarters of CVs are rejected due to bad grammar, spelling, or poor visual layout. So what makes a successful […]
Psychological safety and high-performing teams: Webinar recording and recap.
We are delighted to share with you our “Psychological safety and high-performing teams” webinar recording and insights. On Tuesday 14 March 2023, Angela Franks, Partner and Head of Frazer Jones Australia, facilitated our webinar titled: Psychological safety and high-performing teams. With so much talk in the public domain on hybrid working 2.0, and the apparent conflict and […]
Q1 Italian legal recruitment market update: March 2023
The first part of the year has seen the global economy remain rocky due to rising interest rates, inflation, and the persistent threat of a recession. As a result, many major corporations continue to announce redundancies and hiring freezes. Despite this, there are sectors actively hiring, prolonging hiring challenges with continued competition and continuing the […]
Annah Jamison – The corporate athlete #IWD2023
Annah Jamison began playing competitive sports at a young age and continues being a competitive athlete today. During elementary school and middle school, she was a competitive cheerleader and participated in a rec basketball league with classmates. In high school, she ran cross country, and was a varsity athlete in basketball and lacrosse. During her […]
What we learnt about burnout with Elke Geraerts
In 2019, burnout was recognised by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as an occupational phenomenon. But what is burnout? This, and what changes we can make in our lives in order to build our mental resilience were the focus of our most recent webinar. We were joined by renowned psychologist and author Elke Geraerts, straight […]
ESG: how can General Counsels and in-house lawyers guide their business to the starting line?
On the 4th March 2021, Sarah Ingwersen and Eva Bishop facilitated the latest in our Taylor Root ESG webinar series titled ESG: How can General Counsels and in-house lawyers guide their business to the starting line?. There is so much information in the public domain about ESG and the importance of measuring impact for an […]
How to move your legal career around the globe – Information for Australian Lawyers.
Are you a qualified lawyer in Australia and thinking about a move overseas to advance your legal career? Despite the highs of the previous two years, demand for Australian lawyers continues in all major legal hubs across the globe. Join international legal recruiter Hayden Gordine, Partner and Head of Taylor Root, and Samantha Jones, Associate […]
Australian Employment Law update
Confirm your place now Webinar facilitated by Angela Franks, Partner at Frazer Jones Cilla Robinson, Partner, Clayton Utz, is back for another edition of the “Australian Employment Law update”. She will discuss all the new reforms and recent changes, as well as answer any questions you may have for her. The session will cover the recent IR […]