Strategic Research Sponsor of the American Bar Association's Section of International LawThe Queen's Award for Enterpise 2012

Corporate Counsel RSS

An Interview with Tim Cowen, Partner at Sidley Austin

tszt

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.

Q&A with Elona Kogan, Vice President of Legal Affairs, Avanir Pharma

wafrawf

Elona Kogan joined Avanir Pharmaceuticals in 2011 as vice president of the legal affairs department. She has over 17 years’ experience in commercial, compliance, regulatory, litigation and corporate governance. Most recently Ms Kogan was associate general counsel and privacy officer at King Pharmaceuticals where she was the primary legal liaison for corporate strategic and tactical commercial initiatives. Who’s Who Legal spoke with Ms Kogan about her role at Avanir Pharma, the qualities needed to succeed as an in-house lawyer and the differences between corporate counsel work and private practice.

Corporate Counsel Q&A

ytrysz

Matthias Heck Head of Brussels Office German Pharmaceutical Industry Association (BPI)

CORPORATE COUNSEL Q&A

bd

In an exclusive interview with Who’s Who Legal, Diego Brieba Vial, a senior lawyer in the office of the general counsel at CODELCO, provides an insight into the Chilean mining sector and the current challenges facing the industry. A previous nominee in The International Who’s Who of Mining Lawyers, Diego Brieba Vial left his former role as head of the mining practice at Prieto y Cia in May of this year to make the move in-house.

CORPORATE COUNSEL Q&A

g

Guilherme Poggiali Almeida of Usiminas discusses his role as general counsel, how he hires private practice lawyers and developments in the Brazilian legal market. "The best way for law firms to stand out is to consider each client as a unique one, dedicating at least one or more senior partners to regularly oversee the company’s requests and getting closer to the company by being more available and getting to know its businesses and projects."

An Interview with Constance Crosby of Cisco Canada

CC

In an interview with Who's Who Legal, Constance Crosby tells us about her new role as legal director, Canada and vice president of Cisco Canada. "As a generalist, I enlist the help of experienced external counsel for those areas of compliance sensitivity such as competition or lobbying. We also rely on external counsel for contract negotiations as an overflow capability."

Corporate Counsel Q&A: Nigeria 2013

KO

In an interview with Who's Who Legal, Kenneth Okere, head of the corporate bank/capital legal unit of Ecobank Nigeria, describes the domestic legal marketplace and discusses the opportunities and challenges facing the local banking sector.

Corporate Counsel Q&A: Aviation

TFAT

Who’s Who Legal spoke to Andrew Winterton, head of legal and compliance at easyJet, about his role within the company, recent projects the legal team has been working on and the airline’s interaction with the private practice sphere.

Back to top

Follow us on LinkedIn

News & Features

Community News

Analysis

Features

Pro Bono

Corporate Counsel

Women in Law

Future Leaders

The UK Bar

Practice Areas

Firms

The Who's Who Legal 100

Awards

Special Reports

Events

Shop

About Us

It is not possible to buy entry into any Who's Who Legal publication

Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.

Copyright © 2017 Law Business Research Ltd. All rights reserved. | http://www.lbresearch.com

87 Lancaster Road, London, W11 1QQ, UK | Tel: +44 20 7908 1180 / Fax: +44 207 229 6910

http://www.whoswholegal.com | editorial@whoswholegal.com

Law Business Research Ltd

87 Lancaster Road, London
W11 1QQ, UK