Legal Business

Passion Plays – the outside interests broadening the horizons of the modern GC

General counsel have more responsibilities than ever yet many find time in the schedule for outside commitments. James Wood reports.

Working long hours, expected to be available at all hours, and labelled a cost-centre. Such are the pressures of life in-house. The days of commerce and industry as a softer option for lawyers than the toil of the law firm associate track are rapidly drawing to a close.