In this episode, Renée Graham, the Head of Content at Crafty Counsel is joined by Sam Lester, Director and Senior Legal Counsel at TD Securities, which is a leading Canadian investment bank and financial services provider that offers capital market and advisory services to corporate and institutional clients globally.

Before joining TD Securities Sam was a Legal Director for Investment Banking and Capital Markets, for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) at Credit Suisse and before that Vice President – Investment Banking Legal (EMEA) at global investment banking firm, Jefferies, which is headquartered in New York.

Among other things Sam talks about his career journey, the highlights and challenges of working in-house in investment banking and the best advice he has received.

Sam is part of Crafty Counsel’s FTSE and Friends group. Crafty Counsel’s community of in-house lawyers meet regularly, online and at in-person events, to discuss the things that matter to them.