Previous Events

The Iran Debate – The Long, Long Game

London, United Kingdom


Hopes that Iran’s economy is opening up to foreign business have been raised and dashed in recent years. Will this year’s election change the dynamic? (more…)

Insights on diversity and inclusion

London, United Kingdom


On 28th June, GC Magazine and The Legal 500, along with Paul Hastings hosted a debate on the global implications of diversity and inclusion, particularly for companies who operate in both the US and Europe. It was also a chance to raise some of the key issues and ideas outlined in the successful report on the subject by GC Magazine, which Paul Hastings also supported. (more…)

Dissenting Perspectives – Talent Management

London, United Kingdom


Facilitated by Bruce Macmillan, Founder Director of CLL, the evening was structured around four short ‘TED’ style talks and interactive exercises inspired by those talks. (more…)

Trailblazers – Norway

Oslo, Norway


On 23rd May we held our second Trailblazers event in Norway in association with Haavind. The event featured Bjarne Tellmann, Global General Counsel of Pearson, in conversation with Catherine McGregor, GC Magazine‘s Editor-in-Chief. Bjarne and Catherine discussed key ideas from his new book, Building an Outstanding Legal Team in an event attended by 70 of Norway’s leading in-house counsel. (more…)

GC Summit: Switzerland

Zurich, Switzerland


On 18th May, we hosted the GC Summit Switzerland in association with Prager Dreifuss. Our keynote speaker was former Eurostar CEO, Hamish Taylor, who spoke to an audience of 80 Swiss GCs on innovation and the legal team. This was followed by comment from a panel of leading Swiss general counsel: Maria Leistner from UBS, Christophe Marclay from Zurich Insurance Company, Kees Van Ophem from Fresenius Medical Care and Jennifer Picenoni from Lindt. (more…)

Dinner with GC – Singapore

Singapore, Singapore


In the latest iteration of The Legal 500’s Dinner with GC series, we assembled elite corporate counsel from across Asia-Pacific in Singapore, to consider the role of technology and innovation in the delivery of legal services.


The Risk Debate – The Coming Storm

London, United Kingdom


On the day Brexit officially began, our annual Legal Business/Marsh round table found risk managers on the front line of a series of cataclysmic events.  29 March 2017 will be a date that will remain ingrained in the memory, with Prime Minister Theresa May invoking article 50, formally triggering the Brexit process. Later that evening it was inevitable that the real effects of Brexit would dominate the discussion at our annual risk management round table.


Shanghai Summit – One Belt, One Road

Shanghai, China


This free half-day summit will bring together many of the region’s leading legal counsel, investors and political figures to discuss the legal and commercial opportunities arising from China’s One Belt One Road strategy.