In the latest episode of The Crafty Show podcast, Crafty Counsel’s Founder, Ben White sits down with Richard Given, Group General Counsel at OpenPayd.

Richard talks us through his varied in-house legal career which started with Cisco Systems and HSBC. After five years with HSBC, Richard then made the jump to Fintech startup world with 10x Banking before his current role as Group General Counsel with OpenPayd. Alongside his busy legal career, Richard also used to play rugby for Sarcaens and co-founded Longlands – a luxury glamping experience in Devon.

This conversation is a fascinating look at Richard’s career. Similarly, Richard provides insights on building legal functions from the ground up and the importance of remembering your role as a lawyer in upholding the law.

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