Robyn Sandilands, Head of Legal for Pets at Home Plc (Vet Group), discusses moving in-house. Answering your questions on all things in-house. Is the work-life balance is better? And what do in-house roles look like?
She provides advice on moving in-house, including shaping your why and working backwards from there. Robyn shares how learning to ‘be comfortable with being uncomfortable’ is a key skill for in-house counsel.
This video is part of the ‘Ask GC’ series created in collaboration with DLA Piper – where we shine a spotlight on General Counsel as they answer YOUR questions.
Robyn is Head of Legal for Pets at Home Plc and heads up the veterinary side of the Group which comprises 440 Joint and Group Venture Veterinary Practices. Previously Robyn worked in-house as a litigator for Vodafone and spent a decade in private practice at Bevan Brittan LLP working as a litigator on commercial disputes and contentious regulatory matters. Before training to be a lawyer Robyn worked in Central Government and television.