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Building your resilience, reputation and personal networks

In conjunction with Thomson Reuters, please join us for a discussion led by experienced lawyers, on these aspects of personal effectiveness in your role as an in-house lawyer.

  • Event date: 08 September 2021 02:00 PM
  • Event type: Webinar
  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Provided by: Thomson Reuters and The Centre for Legal Leadership

How we rise to new challenges and deal with setbacks, establish a solid reputation in our organisations and beyond and build supportive networks are all important to our personal and professional development.

In this discussion we expect to explore a range of issues relevant to this important topic, including:

  • Can you learn to be more resilient;
  • How to respond when things go wrong;
  • Rising to new challenges and operating outside your comfort zone;
  • What are the building blocks of a good reputation;
  • How can you build trust with colleagues;
  • How do I go about developing a network; and 
  • What should I expect from my network and what should they expect from me.

Leading the discussion will be our guest presenters

Angus Haig - Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Cox Automotive.

Appointed in 2018, Angus partners closely with the Cox Automotive executive team and cross functional leadership teams to determine the company’s overall risk mitigation strategy and support its operations.

Angus was formerly the International General Counsel - Asia Pacific for The Coca-Cola Company.

A proven hands on Leader and People Manager, Angus prides himself on effectively providing pragmatic commercial, strategic and innovative legal counsel and solutions to complex and day-to-day business issues and objectives. 

He is also skilled in efficiently solving legal, regulatory and business issues across multiple jurisdictions while taking into account diverse cultural sensitivities and implications.

Angus currently serves on the Board of the International Dyslexia Association and its Ethics & Standards Committee and its Nominations & Governance Committee. He is a Member of the Board of Trustees of The Howard School (a school specialising in educating children with Learning Differences/Disabilities) in Atlanta.

Kate Staples - General Counsel, Civil Aviation Authority

Kate has been General Counsel to the Civil Aviation Authority for the last 11 years. The CAA oversees and regulates all aspects of civil aviation in the UK. She is also a trustee of various trusts connected with civil aviation.

Kate's skills include building meaningful connections and networks across teams and boundaries, and she seeks to be a powerful ally in securing sustainable beneficial outcomes.

A Solicitor, Kate trained and worked at Nabarro Nathanson and then at CMS before joining the legal team at the Department for Transport, from where she moved to the CAA.

Kate is The Lawyer GC of the year for 2020.

If you'd like to attend please fill out the form below or contact us here to register your interest.

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