Emma is joined by Sam Ross and Paul Massey, this time to discuss law firm relationships and other legal services providers. The panel discuss assessing the state of play on taking up your General Counsel post, including any internal politics around which firms are used and why. They also discuss negotiating fee arrangements, building relationships, researching firms, and alternative providers such as Lexoo and Lawyers on Demand.
“Don’t be afraid to put ‘fun’ on the table… it’s legitimate to want to enjoy who you’re working with! You’re going to be working with each other a lot, you’re going to want to like them.”