Northern lights - The trials and treasures of Scotland's leading GCs
08 March 2017 09:30
by James Wood
Outside the limelight of London's legal community, Scotland's GCs toil in low profile. Legal Business assesses the talent north of the border
The professional life of a public company general counsel (GC) in Scotland can feel isolated at times. As a member of a small club, opportunities to plug into the professional networks that their peers in the South East of England take for granted can be limited. 'We do get a sense sometimes that we are a decreasing community!' confesses Christopher Morgan, GC and company secretary at Glasgow-based engineering plc Weir Group. 'Certainly the number of Scottish-based plc GCs is thin on the ground and it's dwindling.'