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Corporate Counsel Q&A: Switzerland

o'melveny & myers llp

Corporate Counsel Q&A: TMT


In a wide-ranging, candid discussion, Who’s Who Legal spoke with Harry Glasspiegel, founder of Glasspiegel Consulting, about his distinguished career in the outsourcing field, what the future holds for global organisations, and the ways in which lawyers and consultants can best advise their clients on all forms of outsourcing relationships.

Corporate Counsel Q&A: Life Sciences

Raegan McClain

Raegan McClain, the deputy general counsel and global compliance director at Novocure, talks about a range of mattters, including her role at the burgeoning global oncology company, legal issues with R&D, the criteria for instructing a law firm and what makes a leading life sciences lawyer.

An interview on diversity with Brad Smith, general counsel of Microsoft


Brad Smith, general counsel and executive vice president of legal and corporate affairs at Microsoft in Seattle, shares his views on the importance of diversity and inclusion and the role clients can play in driving change among their external legal service providers.

Corporate Counsel Q&A: Nigeria


Seye Kosoko, head of legal and company secretary at Standard Chartered Nigeria speaks to Who's Who Legal about the legal marketplace in Lagos. Standard Chartered is a British multinational banking and financial services company which operates a network of over 1,700 branches and outlets across more than 70 countries. It is a universal bank with operations in consumer, corporate and institutional banking and treasury services. Though based in London, the bank does not conduct retail banking in the UK, and a considerable proportion of its profits come from Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

The In-House Legal Market: An Overview

As the role of the in-house lawyer becomes increasingly varied from industry to industry, corporate counsel are facing new challenges in terms of their interaction with the companies they represent and the private practice firms they retain. Contributors to the research for many of our publications have spoken of the fluidity of the corporate counsel legal market, prompting questions over its effect on private practice, the relationship between the two sides and the competencies required to excel in each.

Corporate Counsel Roundtable

Who’s Who Legal brings together three leading in-house practitioners, Jacobo Cohen Imach of Mercado Libre, Christian Matton of Galderma and José Alberto Cerutti of Bristol Myers-Squibb, to discuss the changing role of corporate counsel, their interaction with private practice and developments within their respective industries.

An Interview with Tim Cowen, Partner at Sidley Austin


Tim Cowen is a partner at Sidley Austin’s London office and specialises in UK and EU competition law, with over 28 years’ experience in the field. Cowen is well placed to comment on the differences between working as a private practice lawyer and corporate counsel, having served as general counsel for BT’s international business before recently returning to private practice at Sidley Austin. Who’s Who Legal spoke to him about the nature of his roles over the years and the competencies required to excel both in private practice and as part of an in-house team.

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