Crafty Counsel

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

    Emma Jelley, Xavier Langlois and Alexis AlexanderLiberis

    Posted a year ago

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    “I’m there to be part of the strategy and the discussion, not just minuting it. If they want a note-taker, I can bring my paralegal.”

    How do you set the right expectations and responsibilities with your C-Suite? Emma is joined by Xavier Langlois (former General Counsel, HighQ) and Alexis Alexander (General Counsel, Liberis). The team debate whether a General Counsel should report to the CEO or CFO, whether a GC seat on the Board is necessary, and why Company Secretary can be seen as a poisoned chalice for female lawyers in particular.