“My team don’t always know what I’m doing… letting them in on that is really important.”

Karen invites Chris Bird (General Counsel, The Wellcome Trust), Claire Carless (General Counsel, St. Andrew’s Healthcare) and Angela Yotov (General Counsel, Close Brothers) to discuss leadership, personal development and empowerment of team members. The panel focuses on the importance of helping junior colleagues to consider who to learn from outside of the legal hierarchy, including taking on trusteeships or even just talking more with people outside of the legal team.

“We’re surrounded by people with different skill-sets; it’s one of the real advantages of in-house versus private practice.”