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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


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


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


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.

Corporate Counsel Q&A: Insurance & Reinsurance 2013


Who’s Who Legal spoke to Jason Gordon, president of FNF Title International, about his views on the real estate industry and adapting to market changes. Trained as a lawyer and with experience in litigation, underwriting and compliance, Gordon took on the role of president in 2008, shifting his focus to the business needs of the department.

Corporate Counsel Q&A: Banking 2013


Who’s Who Legal spoke to Rich English, in-house legal at Barclays. Based in Singapore, English began work at the bank in January 2012. Prior to this role, he spent nine years working on finance transactions at a magic circle law firm spending time in their London, Dubai and Singapore offices. English provides an insight into his role at Barclays, shares his recent experiences of moving to an in-house role and discusses the importance of finding the right counsel to help guide the bank through their transactions.

Corporate Counsel Q&A: Regulatory Communications 2013 - Australia


Who’s Who Legal spoke to Sarah Herbert, head of legal and regulatory at Commercial Radio Australia concerning her role within the industry body and legislative changes within Australia. Herbert has now been working at CRA for five years; previously she practised at Covington & Burling in the London and Washington, DC, offices.

Corporate Client Q&A: Private Funds 2013


Who’s Who Legal spoke to Alain Fernández, Chief Operating Officer at G2 Capital Partners LLP, a leading asset management company based in London, to find out more about the company’s recent activities and the economic developments in European funds markets.

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