Legal Business

The art of leadership in Asia – an evolving role for legal heads


What does leadership mean in a region where the role of the in-house lawyer is rapidly evolving?

‘Becoming an in-house lawyer has not traditionally been a desirable career path for Asia’s top graduates,’ says Amy Ng, general counsel (GC) for the Asia-Pacific region at global real estate company CBRE. ‘But we are seeing a lot of change now in the number of people leaving private practice to work for a business.’