Fitting In-house Counsel Together
MOSAIC is an initiative pairing in-house counsel with more experienced lawyers for mentorship and career guidance. In December of 2018, MOSAIC joined to launch a partnership initiative, and renew the call for better mentorship in the legal profession.
Time is the most valuable asset at your disporal. Use it wisely.
The Legal 500’s publishing director, David Burgess, considers the value of taking time out to listen and engage with colleagues in the legal industry.
In an increasingly digitised world where data is as valuable as it is prolific, balancing the rights of the individual with corporate interests is a nebulous task for businesses of all sizes. But what about when the entity seeking that data is the government?
GC Powerlist: United states 2019
In March 2019, The Legal 500 will launch the GC Powerlist. The Powerlist pulled nominations from GCs and private practice counterparts alike to shine a light on the hard work and talent within the in-house community, writes The Legal 500 publishing director, David Burgess.
Life of the cutting edge
GC magazine partnered with Winston & Strawn to host a roundtable discussion with general counsel at the frontiers of technological innovation in the heart of Silicon Valley. From AI to regulation, their insights paint a picture of uncertainty – but equally one of cautious optimism about the future of business.
International Arbitration Centre
February 2019 saw the opening of London’s newest arbitration centre or ADR venue – the International Arbitration Centre. catches up with CEO Owen Lawrence, who left his role as senior practice manager at a leading barristers’ chambers to head this bold new venture.
The Medium is the Message
As television audiences continue to fall, new media is showing unprecedented adoption and market penetration. GC speaks to some of the key figures behind this transformation to learn if traditional media is facing a new Gutenberg moment.
Life in Law
For a general counsel position at any major company, a continued commitment to law is generally requisite. But chance took Ironclad GC Chris Young from basketball to a key role in Barack Obama’s presidential campaign, in preparation for GC stints at two venture-backed tech upstarts.
Talking to TED
Nishat Ruiter, general counsel of TED Conferences, shares her unique and intuitive take on compliance training.
Made in (the) America(s)
In the first partnership between GC magazine and Akerman, at the US-Latin America Legal Summit 2019, we spoke to leading industry counsel to distil both the challenges and opportunities of being a US-domiciled counsel responsible for Latin America.
Billion Dollar Game
With hundreds of millions of dollars being poured into eSports every year, GC talks to the key players helping guide the industry to maturity.
A life in film – Bollywood and beyond
GC takes a look at the thriving – and evolving – Indian entertainment industry, and the lawyers working behind the scenes.
Jakarta Roundtable: Infrastructure, Investment and Internationalisation
In July, The Legal 500 and GC magazine in partnership with Dentons Rodyk, hosted a roundtable in Jakarta to consider the contemporary state of infrastructure in Indonesia, as well as the legal frameworks instituted to facilitate development.
Create The Hype, But Be Wary Of Believing It
The Legal 500’s publishing director, David Burgess, considers whether we are on the precipice of change for the delivery of legal services.
Tencent On The Dollar
The general counsel of two of China’s largest public companies, Tencent and Xiaomi, speak to GC about business growth, challenges in the Chinese tech sector, leadership and the ever-changing role of the GC.
As global investment in financial technology continues to climb, GC investigates its impact on Hong Kong and learns why one of the world’s pre-eminent financial hubs has been slow out of the gate.
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GC Powerlist: Sweden
On 20 September, The Legal 500 were delighted to host a celebratory reception to launch the very first GC Powerlist Sweden at our partner, Hamilton Advokatbyrå’s office in Stockholm. GC Powerlist Sweden, following a substantial research process, recognises the innovation and excellence of 80 general counsel. The event was one of celebration but also gave …
GC Powerlist: Argentina Teams
The success of the GC Powerlist publication across Latin America over the course of the last three years has been such that it is easy to presume such events automatically run like clockwork. Once in a while, however, even the best-laid plans go awry… With a remarkable venue – ‘Le Mansión’ at the Four Seasons …
GC Powerlist: The Team Elite
On 18 April 2018, in-house guests gathered for the launch of our sixth annual GC Powerlist, The Team Elite, which looked at the outstanding in-house legal teams for the second time. In attendance were key representatives from FTSE 100 companies such as the Financial Times, Legal & General and Shire.
GC Powerlist Iberia (Portugal)
On June 7, The Legal 500 launched the GC Powerlist: Iberia (Portugal), showcasing the country’s leading general counsel, alongside their counterparts in Spain. In partnership with our headline sponsors, Portuguese firm PLMJ Network, and Andersen Tax & Legal and Iterlegis from Spain, the reception was held at Eleven Restaurant in Lisbon. The launch event featured …
GC Powerlist: Iberia (Spain)
The Iberia GC Powerlist in Madrid was blessed with fine weather as we celebrated the launch of the third edition on the rooftop of the Casino de Madrid where some 130 guests from key corporates – including Vestas, Sacyr, Avon, Iberdrola, Hiscox, Microsoft, Paypal, Repsol, Danone, Dow Chemical, IKEA, Hispasat, Euskatel,Planeta, Google, La LIga, SGS, …
GC Powerlist: Summer Reception 2018
Following on from the launch earlier this year of the 2018 GC Powerlist, we teamed up with our sponsors to assemble an audience of more than 70 in-house counsel in London for an informal discussion from the lawyers working at the coal-face.