Making a move to a fintech as the first legal hire
Taylor Root Director, Asha Morzaria recently spoke with Anastasia Demetriou, General Counsel and Company Secretary at IFX Payments. They discussed topics around her career, moving in-house, what challenges she’s faced in the market, advice she would give to those looking to move into a high growth environment and the particular attributes she looks for when […]
Key questions and answers for junior lawyers looking to build a career in-house: part two
Recently, Takis Anatolitis and Georgie Miller hosted our ‘the growing market for junior in-house lawyers webinar’ and they were joined by three fantastic panellists, one of which was Victoria Davies | Legal Director | Twitter UK. After the event, we decided to delve more into the subject with Victoria to further discuss how best to build and develop a career as […]
Key questions and answers for junior lawyers looking to build a career in-house
Recently, Takis Anatolitis and Georgie Miller hosted our ‘the growing market for junior in-house lawyers webinar’ and they were joined by three fantastic panellists, one of which was Kunaal Wharfe | Deputy General Counsel | Dentu International. After the event, we decided to delve more into the subject with Kunaal to further discuss how best to build and develop […]
Take your legal career to London
We recently held our ‘Take your legal career to London’ webinar, hosted by Priya Shah and Hela Boussif, who were 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 […]
How to improve job descriptions to attract and retain legal talent
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 […]
Banking and financial services legal market update
Where to begin to summarise the last 12 months in the financial services and banking legal markets? Here is a brief overview from Taylor Root’s perspective.
Why taking up a contract role might be beneficial to your legal career
“I’m concerned that taking on an interim contract role will reflect poorly on my resume.” 5 PQE Real estate lawyer contemplating a move in-house “I think this six months’ contract role came at an opportune time – it was between this, or taking a sabbatical just to figure out what I want for myself. At […]
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 […]