Your First 100 Days as General Counsel

Are you about to take on your first General Counsel role? Or to be the first lawyer in a company? Or thinking of taking the leap one day? Perhaps you are relatively new in role and wondering what others in your position are thinking about. Congratulations, you brave and brilliant soul!

Join host Emma Jelley on the Crafty Counsel couch for a conversational panel session, where GCs and former GCs share nuggets and reflections that will help you on your way. Emma and the panelists come largely from the tech sector, with up-to-the-minute knowledge of the start-up / scale-up world, although we think their insights are applicable across the board. Speaking of “the board”, we talk about that key relationship in episode two. Grab your favourite beverage and stream in…

Before You Begin: Scoping Out Your Potential New Role
Emma Jelley, Chris Fox and Xavier LangloisKambi

Before You Begin: Scoping Out Your Potential New Role

“Understanding what they expect, understanding the relationship you’ll have with the rest of the Executive,...

What Are You There For? Part I: You and the Leadership Team
Emma Jelley, Xavier Langlois and Alexis AlexanderLiberis

What Are You There For? Part I: You and the Leadership Team

“I’m there to be part of the strategy and the discussion, not just minuting it....

What Are You There for? Part II: Carving out the General Counsel's role
Emma Jelley, Chris Fox and Alexis AlexanderKambi and Liberis

What Are You There for? Part II: Carving out the General Counsel's role

“Don’t think you can do everything: action that from day one”.

Emma is joined by...

How Legal Scales Growth
Emma Jelley, Alexis Alexander and Stephanie DominyLiberis and Snyk

How Legal Scales Growth

Emma is joined by Stephanie Dominy and Alexis Alexander to discuss the General Counsel’s role...

Inheriting a Team
Emma Jelley and Stephanie DominySnyk

Inheriting a Team

Some General Counsel join as the first lawyer to a business, but others inherit a...

Recruiting
Emma Jelley, Stephanie Dominy and Paul MasseySnyk and Tabled

Recruiting

Emma is joined by Paul Massey (former General Counsel of Crowdcube, and Founder of Legal...

#bringingordertochaos
Emma Jelley, Paul Massey and Sam RossTabled and ComplyAdvantage

#bringingordertochaos

Internal controls and approval processes can be a huge time suck for General Counsel and...

Going External For Help
Emma Jelley, Sam Ross and Paul MasseyComplyAdvantage and Tabled

Going External For Help

Emma is joined by Sam Ross and Paul Massey, this time to discuss law firm...