UK Trustee network: An interview with Luisa Edwards, Comcast Corporation
As part of our interview series for our Trustee Network, Taylor Root Partner, Sarah Ingwersen recently spoke to Luisa Edwards, SVP and Deputy General Counsel and Comcast Corporation about being a Trustee for the National Literacy Trust. What does your Trustee organisation do? The National Literacy Trust are a national charity that empowers people with the literacy skills […]
General Counsel in retail and FMCG 2023 | How do you build a high performing legal team?
In November we hosted a General Counsel roundtable for 20 senior leaders in the retail and FMCG sector. During the interactive discussion, co-chaired by Dan Webster, General Counsel at Harrod, we defined the pillars that create a high performing team and what leadership qualities General Counsels need to possess. If you can create a positive, […]
Taylor Root Singapore’s General Counsel breakfast recap – life sciences and medical technology
Taylor Root had the pleasure of hosting a General Counsel breakfast, bringing together senior lawyers from the life sciences and medical technology sector. The gathering was a unique opportunity for industry peers to connect, share insights, and delve into the nuanced legal landscape shaping the Asia-Pacific region. The morning started off with lighthearted catchups between […]
As part of our work with Trustees we have put together a host of resources and information to help General Counsel understand what a trustee role entails andhow you can go about securing a position as a Trustee. We’re delighted to introduce you to our Trustee toolkit. Our guide provides insights and resources into why […]
The Economist General Counsel Summit | What makes a modern General Counsel?
The Economist General Counsel Summit 2023 shed light on the undeniable challenges that businesses are currently facing due to geopolitical forces, macroeconomic uncertainty and the pace of volatility that has intensified over the past 12 months. General Counsel are at the intersection of these complex economic factors, charged with navigating the organisation through turbulent times. The […]
Taylor Root UK Trustee Network: An interview with Khim Kharaud, Xero
As part of our interview series for our Trustee Network, Taylor Root Partner, Georgia Morgan-Wynne recently spoke to Khim Kharaud, Senior Legal Counsel at Xero about being a Trustee for The Samuel Lithgow Youth Centre. What does your Trustee organisation do? The Samuel Lithgow Youth Centre is a youth centre located in Camden, which our chairperson aptly describes […]
Taylor Root UK Trustee Network: An interview with Shrina Shah, Pure Gym
As part of our interview series for our Trustee Network, Taylor Root Partner, Georgia Morgan-Wynne recently spoke to Shrina Shah, General Counsel at Pure Gym about being a joint Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees at the Kiln Theatre. What does your trustee organisation do? I am (joint) Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees […]
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 […]
Managing your career as General Counsel – Q&A series
The role of the general counsel has changed significantly over the last decade. General counsels no longer simply provide advice, manage risk and ensure legal compliance. Today’s general counsel is expected to help steer the business through periods of change and meet commercial objectives whilst operating as a business enabler and an essential adviser to […]
Managing your career to General Counsel – Q&A Series
The role of an in-house lawyer has changed considerably over the last decade. In-house lawyers are expected to offer much more than just straightforward legal advice: they must be able to think strategically and advise commercially, often on non-legal matters. For an ambitious lawyer looking to progress towards a General Counsel position, the route is not as […]